Attractions

Find some of Ireland's best attractions to visit.  Many are well known tourist attractions but we've also included some less popular gems to visit.

Whether you are a visitor to Ireland looking for attractions to visit or if you're living in Ireland and seeking some of the Irish gems on your doorstep, we're here to help.

Castletown House and Parklands

Castletown House and Parklands
Temporarily closed

COVID-19 Please note we will be open for self guided pre booked visits only. Castletown is Irelands first and finest Palladian style house. Built in the 1720s, it exemplifies grandeur, magnificence and beauty. Having been revitalised in recent years, Castletown is now a vibrant location

Celbridge, Co. Kildare W23 V9H3
National Museum of Ireland - Natural History

National Museum of Ireland - Natural History
Open for business

Built in 1856, the National Museum of Ireland - Natural History is a magnificent Victorian artefact in its own right. Sometimes described as ‘a museum of a museum, it houses a wide-ranging and comprehensive zoological collection of more than 10,000 exhibits. Visitors can explore Ir

Merrion Street, Dublin 2
Fota House and Gardens

Fota House and Gardens
Open for business

Fota House is a fabulous regency style great country house situated in East Cork. It has been restored and conserved by the Irish Heritage Trust who share the magnificent surroundings by way of public guided tours from April to September inclusive. Visitors can discover fascinating insig

Carrigtohill, Co. Cork
Boyle Abbey

Boyle Abbey
Open for business

An impressive and well preserved Cistercian Monastery which was founded in the 12th century under the patronage of the local ruling family, the MacDermotts. Though mutilated during the 17th and 18th centuries when it was used to accommodate a military garrison, Boyle Abbey nevertheless re

Boyle, Co. Roscommon
Cobh Heritage Centre

Cobh Heritage Centre
Open for business

The Queenstown Story An Unmissable Experience The Queenstown Story is an informative and sometimes emotive story of Irish Emigration; From Virginia to Barbados, from Canada to Australia. Walk in the footsteps of our emigrant ancestors and read about their interesting stories. The exhi

Deepwater Quad, Cobh, Co. Cork
Michael Collins House

Michael Collins House
Open for business

Michael Collins House, Clonakilty is a museum dedicated to Irish patriot and revolutionary hero; Michael Collins. Visit to learn about the “Big Fella” himself and his life story entwined with the history of the fight for the freedom to achieve freedom. The museum is presented

7 Emmet Square, Maulnaskehy, Clonakilty, Co. Cork
National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts and History

National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts and History
Open for business

The National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts History is located at one of Dublins most impressive, historic sites. This former military barracks is home to two fascinating and completely diverse collections. Decorative arts encompasses silver, ceramics, glassware, furniture, clothing

Collins Barracks, Benburb Street, Dublin 7
The Ark

The Ark
Open for business

The Ark is a dedicated cultural centre for children that creates opportunities for children, along with their families and friends or with their school, to discover and love art. Through their work with leading Irish and international artists, children can enjoy performances in their uniq

11a Eustace St., Temple Bar, Dublin 2.
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