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.

National Maritime Museum

Haigh Terrace, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

National Maritime Museum
 
The National Maritime Museum is based in Dun Laoghaires 180 yr old Mariners Church. This was custom built as a place of worship for seafarers, and is one of the few still intact Worldwide today. There are even former prisoner docks in the gallery where the prisoners were kept during servic

NATIONAL MARITIME 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

Greenan Maze

Greenan, Rathdrum, Co. Wicklow

Greenan Maze
 
Situated in the beautiful countryside of the Wicklow hills, only an hour south of Dublin, spend the whole day wandering around the farm in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. With loads of attractions to check out, the day will be packed full of things to do and will keep the kids fully occ

GREENAN MAZE

Glasnevin Museum and Tours

Glasnevn Cemetery, Finglas Road, Glasnevin, Dublin 11

Glasnevin Museum and Tours
 
Glasnevin Cemetery Museum offers exciting and engaging education programmes for students of all ages. Students can learn about the events and personalities which shaped the course of Irish history one hundred years ago through guided tours of the cemetery, interactive exhibits and prepara

GLASNEVIN MUSEUM AND 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

Marble Arch Caves

43 Marlbank Rd, Legnabrocky, Florencecourt, Enniskillen, BT74 8DS

Marble Arch Caves
 
The Marble Arch Caves are one of Europes finest showcaves and allow visitors to explore a fascinating, natural underworld of rivers, winding passages and lofty chambers. Lively and informative guides conduct tours past a bewildering variety of cave formations. Stalactites glisten above st

MARBLE ARCH CAVES

Strokestown Park and Gardens

Strokestown, Co Roscommon

Strokestown Park and Gardens
 
Visit the Victorian playroom and schoolroom in the evocative Strokestown Park House. Then head outside to explorethe Walled Gardenand play hide-and-seek around the long paths and high hedges, or enjoy a walk along the tranquil Woodland Walk. Enjoy refreshments in the Woodland Walk Caf&eac

STROKESTOWN PARK AND GARDENS

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

BIRR CASTLE GARDENS AND SCIENCE CENTRE
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