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Ireland has a broad range of Visitor Attractions from ancient abbeys to museums, distilleries, houses, castles and gardens.

 

Generally most of Ireland's Visitor Attractions offer a discount to Seniors, usually those aged 60 +. 

Always enquire at the ticket office if a senior's discount applies.

 

For group bookings, most attractions offer very keen discounts for seniors and some may include extras such as free tea/coffee and scones, particulaly during off peak times. Always check at the time of booking.

 

Many musuems close on Mondays. To avoid disappointment please check opening times in advance.

 

Visit an OPW Heritage Site For Free

On the first Wednesday of every month, all OPW managed Heritage Sites,  will continue to offer FREE ADMISSION to individuals wishing to visit these sites for the duration of their season! For a full list of participating sites, click here.

Some of the larger museums and galleries, particulalry in Dublin also offer free admission.

 

These include:

The National Gallery of Ireland

The National Musuem of Ireland

The National Botanic Gardens

The National Library

Irish Museum of Modern Art

Irish Jewish Museum

The Hugh Lane Gallery

Crawford Municipal Gallery, Cork

Galway City Museum

 

Discount Cards:

 

Dublin Pass - Free entry to over 30 Visitor Attractions in Dublin, Free Airport transfer and 26 exclusive offers, added value and discounts at some of Dublin’s best shops, restaurants, cafés, theatres, entertainment venues, tours and more. 1 Day, 2 Day, 3 Day or 6 Day Passes Available.

 

OPW Heritage Ireland Card - guarantees free admission to fee-paying State managed OPW Heritage Sites located throughout the country for one year from the date of first use. Senior Heritage Card (Over 60)  - €30. Adult Heritage Card - €40

 
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Doneraile House and Estate

Doneraile Co Cork ,    22 24771

A cultural landmark in the heart of North Cork. Located in County Cork, Doneraile Court was the home of the St Leger family from 1645 until 1969 when it came into State...

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The National Botanic Gardens, Kilmacurragh

Kilmacurragh, Kilbride, , Co. Wicklow, A67 YR12.   404 48844

National Botanic Gardens of Ireland, Kilmacurragh Co. Wicklow 21st Century Conservation & Planting within a 52 acre Victorian Plant Collectors Garden. The National...

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Doolin Cave and Visitor Centre

Craggycorradan East Doolin , Co Clare   65 7075761

Explore the deepest point of the Burren underground at Doolin Cave! Descending over 70 metres/200 feet, view the Great Stalactite that weights over 10 tonne and an...

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Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens

Pond Road Tramore , Co Waterford   087 0960013

The Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens are set in the beautiful seaside town of Tramore, County Waterford, Ireland. These unique Japanese strolling gardens reflect the life and...

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National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology

Kildare Street, Dublin 2 ,    1 6777444

National Musuem of Ireland - Archaeology Kildare Street, Dublin 2 The National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology is hometo an extraordinary range of priceless and iconic...

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Galway City Museum

Spanish Parade Galway ,    091 532460

Galway City Museum is located on the banks of the river Corrib overlooking the famous Spanish Arch and some of the finest remains of Galway’s medieval...

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Russborough House & Parklands

Blessington Co. Wicklow , W91 C640   045 865239

Russborough House was designed by German Architect, Richard Cassells, for the 1st Earl of Milltown in 1742. It Is home to one of the most impressive private art...

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National Museum of Ireland - Natural History

Merrion Street, Dublin 2 ,    1 6777444

National Museum of Ireland - Natural History Merrion Street, Dublin 2 Built in 1856, the National Museum of Ireland - Natural History is a magnificent Victorian...

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National Museum of Ireland – Country Life

Turlough Park, Castlebar, County Mayo ,    94 9031755

National Museum of Ireland - Country Life Turlough Park, Castlebar, Co. Mayo Victorian and contemporary architecture combine at the National Museum of Ireland - Country...

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King John's Castle

Nicholas Street King's Island , Limerick City   61 711222

Located at the heart of Limerick’s medieval quarter, no visit to Limerick is complete without stepping inside the walls of the city’s most iconic landmark! Discover...

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