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
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
Glasnevin Museum and Tours

Glasnevin Museum and Tours

Glasnevin Museum and Tours Opened in 1832, Glasnevin Cemetery is the largest cemetery in Ireland and is the resting place of many men and women who shaped Irish history over the last two centuries. The museum and tours explore the diversity of Irish life since 1800 through the experiences

Glasnevn Cemetery, Finglas Road, Glasnevin, Dublin 11
Birr Castle Gardens and Science Centre

Birr Castle Gardens and Science Centre

Birr Castle Gardens and Science Centre Hidden treasures and firm favourites – with something for every visitor. Birr Castle Gardens and Science Centre remains one of Irelands top attractions. New this season is our recently upgraded Treehouse Adventure playground that has received

Rosse Row, Birr, Co. Offaly
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
Croke Park Stadium Tour - Ericsson Skyline Tour and GAA Museum

Croke Park Stadium Tour - Ericsson Skyline Tour and GAA Museum

A heart-warming day out with the family At the heart of every community in Ireland, its true to say that the GAA represents our way of life as much as our love of sport. Its completely embedded in our DNA – its what we love and its what we do. So if youre looking for a memorable day

St. Josephs Avenue (Off Clonliffe Road), Dublin 3
Arigna Mining Experience

Arigna Mining Experience

Come and take this unique underground tour in what was Irelands last working coal mine and see how coal was mined. This Energy Centre provides visitors with a unique insight into what coal mining life was like in the Arigna Valley, since its beginning in the 1700s until its closure in 1990

Arigna, Co Roscommon.
Anner Hotel

Anner Hotel

The Anner Hotel is set on beautifully manicured gardens, on private grounds on the outskirts of Thurles, Co. Tipperary. This wonderful 4 star hotelboosts 96 bedrooms all tastefully decorated in restful tones, extensive conference facilities are available, as well as Private Dining, Confer

Dublin Road, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
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