Shackleton and Aviation Museum

Immerse yourself in the fascinating and suprising history of the North West.

As soon as you enter the museum you will begin to see the area in a new light when you see the beautiful panoramic view of Lough Foyle.

Once inside the Aviation history gallery, you will discover the early history of powered flight by Harry Ferguson who flew his aircraft at the location of the museum in the summer of 1910.

Interactive displays and collections of artefacts of local and national significance will take you on a journey with Sir Ernest Shackleton, Joseph Cordner, Amelia Earhart, General Balbo, Sir Richard Branson, the story of WWII aviation covering 22 airfields in Northern Ireland, The Cold War and The Northern Ireland Troubles.

Open from Saturday 31 March 2012 until Sunday the 30th of September 2012 every day from 0900hrs until 1600 hrs except Mondays.

Groups wishing to visit outside these opening times, please phone (028) 7776 9807.

Opening times:

Open from Saturday 31 March 2012 until Sunday the 30th of September 2012 every day from 0900hrs until 1600 hrs except Mondays.

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Limavady Tourist Information Centre

Location / Directions

Located at Magilligan Point next to the ferry terminal
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