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.

Hook Lighthouse Visitor Centre

Hook Lighthouse Visitor Centre

Visit the oldest intact working lighthouse in the world… Hook Lighthouse. Named the flashiest lighthouse in the world by lonely planet and voted in the top 10 attractions in the Irish Travel Awards, its an experience not to be missed Winter At Hook Winter at Hook is always spect

Hook Head, Churchtown, Fethard-On-Sea, Co Wexford
DoDublin GhostBus Tour for kids

DoDublin GhostBus Tour for kids

Dublins Newest and Spookiest Childrens Attraction; Climb aboard Dublins spookiest bus - The Dublin Ghostbus - for a kids adventure that theyll never forget. Uncover the dark and horrible side of Dublins history and learn of gruesome tales about Dublins most infamous fiends; - Hear of

59 Upper OConnell Street, Dublin 1
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
Johnstown Castle Estate

Johnstown Castle Estate

Visit Johnstown Castle Estate, Museum Gardens to enjoy a tour of the restored 19th century Castle and unique servants tunnel or a visit to the Irish Agricultural Museum. Enjoy the stunning gardens, lake walks woodland play area or have a picnic around the picturesque lakes. Watch the pea

Johnstown, Co. Wexford
National Museum of Ireland - Natural History

National Museum of Ireland - Natural History

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
Castletown House and Parklands

Castletown House and Parklands

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 for family days out, events, markets and much much more. Take a tour and hear

Celbridge, Co. Kildare W23 V9H3
National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts and History

National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts and History

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
Greenan Maze

Greenan Maze

Located in the beautiful countryside of the Wicklow hills, only an hour south of Dublin, spend the entire day wandering around the farm in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. With loads of attractions to see, your day will be packed full of things to do and will keep the kids fully occupied

Greenan, Rathdrum, Co. Wicklow
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