St Marys Abbey

The Abbey was founded in 1139 as a daughter house of the Benedictine Order of Savigny but became Cistercian in 1147.

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Location

Chapter House, Meetinghouse Lane, Dublin

History

The Abbey was founded in 1139 as a daughter house of the Benedictine Order of Savigny but became Cistercian in 1147. It was, until its suppression in the 16th century, one of the largest and most important monasteries in Ireland. The Heritage Service along with the Dublin Archaeological Society and the History of Art Department of Trinity College , Dublin, have put together an interesting exhibition. Exhibition is accessed by stairs only.

Opening Times

Mid June - Mid September Wed and Sun 10:00-17:00 Last admission 45 minutes before closing.

Visit Length

1hr

Admission

Adult EUR 1.50 Child EUR 0.75 Student EUR 0.75 Senior EUR 1.00 Family EUR 4.25 Group EUR 1.00

Information

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

Facilities

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

Additonal Information

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Opening Times

Mid June - Mid September Wed and Sun 10:00-17:00 Last admission 45 minutes before closing.

Facilities

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

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