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Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre Newgrange and Knowth

Contact Details

Address:

Donore,
Drogheda
Co. Meath
A92 EH5C

Tel. +353 (41) 988 0300

Email: brunaboinne@opw.ie

 

Opening Hours

From July 2020

Click HERE to see available booking times

Café is only available to those booked on tours at present and has a limited service

December* 2020

CLOSED 24th – 27th December inclusive

*Earlier opening on Winter Solstice mornings (18th – 23rd December) with regular options suspended.

Admission Fees

1. Brú na Bóinne Tour – Outside Only:
Adult €12
Senior/Group €10
Children (12-17) €8
Family €28

2. Brú na Bóinne Plus Newgrange Chamber Tour:
NA

3. Visitor Centre Exhibition Only:
N/A

Facilities

Café, gift shop/tourist information, picnic area, shuttle buses to Monuments

Universal access is limited at the monuments – those who require special assistance or those with mobility issues please contact us in advance of visit

No pets – Guide dogs with ID permitted

No drones

 

ONLINE BOOKING

CLICK HERE TO BUY YOUR TICKETS


Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre is the starting point for all visits to Newgrange and Knowth. Do not go directly to the monuments as you will not gain entry. Visitors are brought via shuttle bus to the monuments

Google Maps Link

Winter Solstice Lottery Draw 2020


The state of the art, immersive visitor experience focuses on the monuments of the World Heritage Site during the Neolithic period. It transports visitors back 5000 years to the pinnacle of passage tomb building when Brú na Bóinne contained some of the largest buildings in the world.

The exhibits explore the seasonal nature of Stone Age society, the significance of the solar cycle, ceremonies and the monument building process.

Tour options include visiting both Newgrange and Knowth as standard.

The previous options of visiting Knowth or Newgrange only are no longer available.

1. Brú na Bóinne Tour – Outside Only:

This is a visit to the exhibition in the visitor centre, Knowth and Newgrange exterior only.

2. Brú na Bóinne Plus Newgrange Chamber Tour:

This is a visit to the exhibition in the visitor centre, Newgrange and Knowth, which includes access to the chamber at Newgrange.

3. Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre only:

This is a visit to the exhibition only. It does not include access to the monuments.

NEW PHYSICAL DISTANCING VISITOR EXPERIENCE - From 30 July 2020 until further notice.

Brú na Bóinne Tour – OUTSIDE ONLY

This is the only tour option available and is self-guided.

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

It is essential to pre-book tickets online in advance of visit.

There are no ‘walk-in tickets’ available. Please do not arrive without having booked your tickets in advance as you will not gain entry.

Pre-booking online is possible from 24 hours up to 7 days in advance of visit.

A maximum of 12 tickets can be booked online.

We are currently not able to sell heritage cards

Physical Distancing Visitor Experience (PDF)

FACE COVERS ARE MANDATORY DURING YOUR VISIT-

PLEASE BRING ONE AS THEY ARE NOT SUPPLIED. YOU WILL BE REFUSED ADMSISION WITHOUT ONE*

*except for those who are excused through the face covering on public transport legislation

FOR WHEELCHAIR USERS OR VISITORS WHO REQUIRE SPECIAL ASSISTANCE - PLEASE EMAIL brunaboinne@opw.ie IN ADVANCE OF BOOKING

Groups: We are not accepting group or school bookings until further notice

Brú na Bóinne Plus Newgrange Chamber Tour: Not Available at Present

Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre only: Not Available at Present


Brú na Bóinne is a very busy site.

Tickets are limited.

Access is not guaranteed – without pre-booked tickets

Other information

There is no access to the passages and chambers at Knowth or Newgrange.

The monuments are outdoor sites with no shelter, please dress appropriately for the weather.

Permit is required for commercial filming/photography.