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.

Old Cork Waterworks Experience

Lee Road, Cork

Old Cork Waterworks Experience
 
Arriving at the Old Cork Waterworks on the banks of the River Lee, you find handsome red sandstone and limestone buildings and a towering chimney: monuments to that same Victorian civic pride that left architectural legacies across Cork City. Inside, exploring interactive exhibits and tou

OLD CORK WATERWORKS EXPERIENCE

Birr Castle Gardens and Science Centre

Rosse Row, Birr, Co. Offaly

Birr Castle Gardens and Science Centre
 
This magnificent castle is a rare gem in the heart of Ireland and part of Ireland and is currently home to the 7th Earl of Rosse, William Brendan Parsons and Alison Lady Rosse. The castle tour includes a 45-minute guided tour of the main reception rooms. A guide will lead you through the b

BIRR CASTLE GARDENS AND SCIENCE CENTRE

Belleek Castle

Belleek, Ballina, Co. Mayo

Belleek Castle
 
Belleek Castle is a boutique hotel, award winning restaurant, superb wedding venue and of course premier tourist attraction. One of the most unique attractions in Co. Mayo, visitors are treated to a wonderful tour of the 19th C Neo-Gothic Castle, taking in the history of the castle and th

BELLEEK CASTLE

Fota House and Gardens

Carrigtohill, Co. Cork

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 insi

FOTA HOUSE AND GARDENS

EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum

CHQ, Custom House Quay, Dublin 1

EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum
 
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum is a state-of-the-art interactive experience located in the beautiful vaults of CHQ in Dublins Docklands. Over the centuries, some 10 million people have left the island of Ireland. At EPIC you can step through 20 themed galleries to find out why people l

EPIC THE IRISH EMIGRATION MUSEUM

Irish Folk Tours

20 Bridge Street Lower, Dublin 8

Irish Folk Tours
 
Experience an enchanting evening of Irish folklore, storytelling and music while enjoying a traditional Irish candlelit dinner in Dublins oldest Pub, The Brazen Head. Let us take you back in time to the fascinating world of Ireland long ago when the culture was one of the mind, spirit and

IRISH FOLK TOURS

Cavan County Museum

Virginia Road, Ballyjamesduff, Co. Cavan

Cavan County Museum
 
Cavan County Museum is a magnificent 19th century building, beautifully situated amid extensive grounds. Exhibition galleries feature unique Stone Age, Bronze Age, Iron Age and Medieval artefacts. The Museum is also home to the World War 1 Trench Experience which is the largest outdoor re

CAVAN COUNTY MUSEUM

Aillwee Cave

Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare

Aillwee Cave
 
Aillwee Cave and its Birds of Prey Centre, Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare is a very special place in the heart of the Burren. Let our staff at Aillwee Cave welcome you to the dramatic underworld of this unique landscape. Tours consists of a 35 minute guided walk through beautiful caverns, over b

AILLWEE CAVE
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