Opening Times | The Irish National Heritage Park
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Opening Times

The Irish National Heritage Park is open all year round and, like our ancestors, opening hours are influenced by the seasons, with later opening during Summer months.

Park Times

January — February
9:30am – 5:00pm
last entry time: 3:30pm

March — June
9.30am – 5:30pm
last entry time: 4pm

July — August
9.30am – 6:30pm
last entry time: 5pm

September — October
9:30am – 5:30pm
last entry time: 4pm

November — December
9:30am – 5:00pm
last entry time: 3:30pm

Tour Times (July & August)

Pre-Historic Ireland
9:45am & 1:00pm & 4:00pm

Early Christian Ireland
10:30am & 1:45pm & 4:45pm

Age of Invasion
11:30am & 2:30pm & 5:30pm

Restaurant Times

Open 7 days a week from 9.30am,
closing 30 minutes prior to the park closing times.

Book Tickets

Booking your tickets online before you arrive is convenient and it secures your place.

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Things To See And Do

The park has 16 reconstructed sites for you to see and learn about, from the Dolmen to Fulacht Fiadh and the Crannog to Viking Ship. The park is situated on 40 hectares for you to explore, from hillside to estuary and woodland to riverbank.

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    Heritage experiences bring you up close and personal with day-to-day life. Try your hand at Falconry. Sleep in the Ringfort or a Viking house.

  • Guided Tours

    Join any one of the three guided tours - Pre-Historic Ireland, Early Christian Ireland or The Age of Invasion – or make a day of it and do all three.

  • The Cafe

    Open from 9.30am daily with a hearty breakfast menu, followed by a range of lunchtime meals suitable for all palates and budgets.

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    School Tours

    We welcome primary and secondary school groups as well as students from colleges and universities.