Museum opening hours: 10AM to 5PM (Mon-Sat), 12noon-4pm (Sunday)

Vintage Car & Tractor Run – 15th August 2021


Donegal Railway Heritage Museum is delighted to announce that it’s Vintage Car & Tractor Run is back,  on Sunday 15th August noon.

  • Registration is at 12noon
  • Start Time 1pm.
  • Start: Donegal Livestock Mart (beside museum)
  • Finish: Biddy’s O’Barnes for refreshments
  • All Vintage Cars and all types of Tractors welcome
  • Entry Fee: €20 donation towards the operation of the Railway Museum

Have you a Vintage Car or tractor, and itching to get it out for a final run, (or for some, the first) before the summer ends?

Donegal Railway Heritage Centre is holding its famous annual Vintage Run on Sunday 15th August, starting at the Railway Centre in Donegal Town, Tyrconnell Street, just below Donegal Castle, and ending at Biddy O’Barnes. This annual event, in aid of the Museum itself starts with Registration at the museum at 12noon, and start at one. This year we have a new route which will take in a scenic drive around Donegal and will finish at Biddy’s with a coffee and sandwich. Last year’s rally which was one of the biggest in the County including a terrific range of vintage cars and tractors, as well as a few modern tractors. Entry fee per vehicle is €20 with all funding going directly to the upkeep of the community museum, which, like many other attractions, had suffered a loss of income, after being closed because of Covid for 5 months last year and 4.5, this year!

Social distancing will be in operation, and in fact drivers don’t even need to get out of their vehicles to take part in the event! Simply turn up on the day at 12noon; the run starts at 1pm. More information can be found through [email protected]

Vintage Run in Donegal, 2021         

Donegal Railway Heritage Centre

Donegal Railway Heritage Centre is a registered charity and has been operating for over 25 years. The community museum is an important part of the visitor offer in the town and County, as well as creating employment for local people. Our remit is to keep the history and heritage of the County Donegal Railways alive through the running of the Museum, and the rescuing, restoration and showcasing of unique rolling stock and traction.

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