The new exhibition at Fort Dunree is a complete retelling of the history of the Fort through 6 chronological chapters in its history.
The story begins in the background of the area up until the late 1700s when the first British fortifications were established against the threat of Napoleonic invasion.
The strategic importance of fort Dunree during World War 1 is examined in chapter 2.
Looks at life in the fort between the end of World War 1 and the handover of the fort into Irish control.
Takes a closer look at the events of the handover when fort Dunree was the last military installation on the island of Ireland to be handed back to the British.
Looks at the relevance of the fort during World War 2.
Examines the people and events which have formed the fort as a visitor attraction from 1986 to today.
Open every day 10.30 am – 4.30 pm
Adult – €8
Kids – €6
Seniors – €6
Family – €16
Group (10) – €4 each