Kilmainham Gaol

One of the largest unoccupied gaols in Europe, covering some of the most heroic and tragic events in Ireland's emergence as a modern nation from 1780s to the 1920s.

Location

Inchicore Road, Dublin.

History

One of the largest unoccupied gaols in Europe, covering some of the most heroic and tragic events in Ireland's emergence as a modern nation from 1780s to the 1920s. Attractions include a major exhibition detailing the political and penal history of the prison and its restoration. The tour of the prison includes an audio-visual show. Tours may be arranged for visitors with special needs by prior arrangement.

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Admission

  • Adult €5.00
  • Child €2.00
  • Student €2.00
  • Senior €3.50
  • Family €11.00
  • Group €3.50

Information

  • Leaflets: Yes
  • Guided Tours: Yes
  • Audio Visual: Yes
  • Exhibition: Yes

Opening Times

  • October - March Sun 10:00-18:00
  • October - March Mon - Sat 09:30-17:30
  • April - September Daily 09:30-18:00
  • Last tour one hour before closing.

All groups of 10 people or more must be booked in advance.No group bookings taken for Sunday and Bank holiday afternoons. Closed December 24,25,26.

Visit Length

1hr 30min

Facilities

  • Restaurant: Yes
  • Car Park: Yes
  • Coach Park: Yes
  • Disabled Access: Yes

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