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Kilmainham Gaol

Logo Kilmainham Gaol
  • Name: Kilmainham Gaol
  • Address: Inchicore Road, Dublin 8.
  • Phone Number: 01 453 5984
  • Email: kilmainhamgaol@opw.ie

One of the largest unoccupied gaols in Europe, covering some of the most heroic and tragic events in Ireland's emergence as a modern nation from 1780s to the 1920s. Attractions include a major exhibition detailing the political and penal history of the prison and its restoration. The tour of the prison includes an audio-visual show. Tours may be arranged for visitors with special needs by prior arrangement.

Location: 3.5km from centre of Dublin.

Bus Route(s): No. 79, 79A, 78A & 51B all from Aston Quay, Dublin 2

 

Guided Tours:

Access to Kilmainham Gaol by Guided Tour Only. All groups must be booked in advance
Maximum number: 50 - 55
Duration: 60 minutes