Heritage Card

Explore Ireland's Heritage


-  The Heritage Card provides for free admission to all fee-paying State managed OPW Heritage Sites located throughout the country for one year from the date of first use (with the exception of Muckross Traditional Farms, Killarney).   At certain locations, parking facilities and ancillary services are provided by other bodies or agencies.  There may be a charge for the use of such services.  Any such charges are separate to and are not covered by the Heritage Card.

Heritage Card 2019

The cards cost as follows:

Adult €40.00. 

Senior €30.00 (60 years and over).

Eligible Student/Child €10.00 (Valid student ID required / Child (12-18 years). 

Family €90.00 (Max. 2 adults & 5 eligible children aged from 12 to 18 years)

Heritage Cards are vaild for 1 Year from date of first use.

Heritage Cards are non-transferable and not replaceable if lost or stolen.

It has been decided that, arising from our visitor sites being closed as a result of Covid-19, all Heritage Cards due to expire between 14 March 2020 and 13 March 2021, will be extended for a full year.

- For information on location, opening times etc. of sites that can be visited with an OPW Heritage Card please browse the sites by selecting a region from the main menu.  Alternatively use the search, sitemap. or map brochure (click on this link to view the Heritage Ireland Map Brochure 2019

- The quickest and most convenient way to purchase an OPW Heritage Card is to buy it at the one of these sites listed (Please click of the following link) List of Heritage Sites where you can purchase the Heritage Card. Please click on this link for a  List of Heritage Sites with Credit Card facilities.


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