Telephone No: +353 (1) 453 5984
Fax No: +353 (1) 453 2037
Please follow the link to book tickets: also please be advised that this is a very busy site and visitors are advised to book well in advance.
Please note Free Wednesday does not apply to Kilmainham Gaol.
Open all Year except 24th, 25th and 26th of December
Januray - December - 9.30am - 5.30pm - Last Tour 4.15pm
Average Length of Visit: 60 mins
Unaccompanied Minors (under18s) will not be admitted.
Online prices - Adult €7, Senior €5, Child/Student €3 and Family €15.
Walk-up prices* - Adult €8, Senior €6, Child/Student €4 and Family €16
*Please note that these tickets are very limited and it is advisable to book your tickets in advance
Credit/Debit cards are accepted.
Toilets, Disabled Toilets, Baby changing, Exhibition Area & Tearoom
Due to technical issues with one of our service providers there are currently problems with the Kilmainham Gaol on-line booking facility. Your patience is appreciated and we apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Please click on the following link for information on ISL Tours Kilmainham 2016
RECOGNITION FOR FORMER VOLUNTEERS OF THE KILMAINHAM JAIL RESTORATION SOCIETY
Minister Simon Harris TD together with the Kilmainham Gaol Board of Visitors launched an appeal for the former 'Kilmainham Gaol Restoration Society' volunteer workers to come forward to recognise their achievement is saving the Gaol from ruin over 50 years ago. For more information please click here.
Kilmainham Gaol is 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.
3.5km from centre of Dublin.
Dublin Bus Route(s):
No. 69 & 79 from Aston Quay Dublin 2
No 13 & 40 from O'Connell St. Dublin 1 or College Green Dublin 2
Please see www.dublinbus.ie for further information.
Red Line - Nearest stop Suir Road.
Please see www.luas.ie for further information.
Access to Kilmainham Gaol by Guided Tour Only
All groups over 10 people must be booked in advance (maximum 35 people in a Group)
Duration: 60 minutes
Please check in advance using contact details listed above
Photography / Video allowed:
Photography - Yes. Video - No
Please note that this is a very busy site all year round and visitors may experience delays at certain times. During winter months the interior of the Gaol is very cold - please dress appropriately.