Saint Columba Heritage Centre


Contact Details

59-61 Long Tower Street, Derry~Londonderry, BT48 6PL

Aras Cholmcille is a Heritage Centre promoting the life of St Columba, patron Saint of Derry. It is set on the site of the monastery from 546AD

Located near the historic City Walls on the grounds of Saint Columba's Church (Long Tower), and offering a unique insight into the life of Saint Columba and the City's ancient monastic routes.
The exhibition is in a category B2 listed building. The centre offers a bespoke, interactive experience detailing the extraordinary life of our city's founding father, complimented with a range of artifacts and manuscripts that include a facsimile of the Book of Kells, as well as items and objects relating to the 200 year history of the building.

Opening times

April- Oct
Monday - Friday 10:00 - 16:00

October - April
Monday- Friday 11:00 - 15:00

Price from £