Heritage/Visitor Centre   

Ireland is awash with fascinating Heritage and Visitor Centres, many on your doorstep and others only a short drive away. Below we've included some of the most popular ones. Click on a Heritage/Visitor Centre venue below to get more information.

Medieval Mile Museum

Medieval Mile Museum

Visitors to the museum will marvel not only at some of Irelands finest examples ofmedieval sculpture, but also the countrys largest collection ofRenaissance tombs. The Medieval Mile Museum represents an immense treasure trove of artefacts encompassing the work and lives of Ireland and its

2 St. Marys Lane, High Street, Kilkenny
Russborough House and Parklands

Russborough House and Parklands

The building of Russborough House commenced in 1741 and took almost 10 years to complete.Designed by the German Architect Richard Cassels, it has the longest façade of any house in Ireland. It is a stunning Palladian Mansion which houses one of the most impressive private art colle

Blessington, Co. Wicklow
Lullymore Heritage and Discovery Park

Lullymore Heritage and Discovery Park

Lullymore Heritage Discovery Park was recently transformed – the great mix of play and education remains but this year, extensive new additions will truly astound and bring the past to life: - Meet a holographic new stone age farmer and 1798 rebel. - Visit our monk hard at work

Rathangan, Co. Kildare
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum

EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum

Winner Europes leading Tourist Attraction 2019 “EPIC has been voted Europes Leading Tourist Attraction at the prestigious World Travel Awards, beating Buckingham Palace, the Roman Colosseum and the Eiffel Tower.” You wont find leprechauns or pots of gold at EPIC, but youll di

CHQ, Custom House Quay, Dublin 1
Huntington Castle and Gardens

Huntington Castle and Gardens

Visit one of Irelands hidden gems with something for everybody. This is a genuine 17th Century Castle that is still lived in as a family home. Theyoffer fantastic guided tours of the castle as well as family fun in the extensive gardens and adventure playground. You can then relax in the

Clonegal Village, Co. Carlow
Coole Park

Coole Park

Coole Park, now a nature reserve, was the home of Lady Augusta Gregory dramatist, and co-founder with Edward Martyn and W.B. Yeats of the Abbey Theatre. Attractions include exhibitions, tea-rooms, nature trail walks, the famous "Autograph Tree", and a lake and turlough. There ar

Gort, Co Galway
Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery

Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery

The largest cemetery of megalithic tombs in Ireland and is also among the countrys oldest. Over 60 tombs have been located by archaeologists, the oldest pre-date Newgrange by some 700 years. A restored cottage houses a small exhibition relating to the site. Restricted access in centre for

Sligo
Fota House and Gardens

Fota House and Gardens

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
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