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: 3pm

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 3pm



Tour Times (July – August)

Pre-Historic Ireland
9:45 am & 12:30 & 15:30pm

Early Christian Ireland
10:30am & 13:15pm & 16:15pm

Age of Invasion
11:30am & 14:30pm & 17:15pm

The duration of both the Prehistoric & Early christian tours is 30 mins. Age of Invasion tour takes 40 mins.

Restaurant and Cafe opening times

January — February
9:30am – 5:00pm 

March — June
9.30am – 5:30pm

July — August
9.30am – 6:30pm

September — October
9:30am – 5:30pm

November — December
9:30am – 5:00pm


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 35 acres 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.

  • 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.

  • Restaurant and Café

    Our restaurant and café facility with both indoor and outdoor seating, is situated in the Visitor Centre building and offers spectacular views over the Crannog.

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    School Tours

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