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The Centre interprets an Iron Age bog road which was built in the year 148 BC across the boglands close to the River Shannon.
Kenagh, Co Longford
The Centre interprets an Iron Age bog road which was built in the year 148 BC across the boglands close to the River Shannon. The oak road is the largest of its kind to have been uncovered in Europe and was excavated over the years by Professor Barry Raftery of University College Dublin. Inside the building, an 18 metre stretch of preserved road is on permanent display in a specially designed hall with humidifiers to prevent the ancient wood from cracking in the heat. Bord na Mona and the Heritage Service have carried out conservation work on the surrounding bog to ensure that it remains wet and that the buried road is preserved. Access for people with disabilities.
Adult EUR 3.50 Child EUR 1.25 Student EUR 1.25 Senior EUR 2.50 Family EUR 8.25 Group EUR 2.50
Leaflets: Yes Guided Tours: Yes Audio Visual: Yes Exhibition: Yes
1 April - September Daily 10:00-18:00 Last admission 45 mins. before closing.
Restaurant: Yes Car Park: Yes Coach Park: Yes Disabled Access: Yes