“From prison to museum.”

Kilmainham Gaol Museum, a historic landmark in Dublin, offers a captivating journey into Ireland's tumultuous past. Originally built in 1796 as a prison, it witnessed key moments of Irish history, including the 1916 Easter Rising. Today, it stands as a museum, preserving the stories and struggles of Ireland's revolutionaries. Visitors can explore the haunting cells, corridors, and gallows, gaining insight into the harsh conditions endured by prisoners. The museum showcases a comprehensive exhibition, featuring artifacts, documents, and multimedia presentations that bring the past to life. Knowledgeable guides provide informative tours, recounting the events and sacrifices that shaped Ireland's fight for independence. Walking through the halls of Kilmainham Gaol Museum is a powerful experience, immersing visitors in the nation's history and inspiring reflection on the resilience and determination of its people. It is a must-visit destination for those seeking a deeper understanding of Ireland's journey towards freedom and self-determination.


Kilmainham Gaol Museum Hours and Admission

  • Open 9.30 to 17.30.
  • Tickets prices 8 euro for adult and 4 euro for Child(12-17yrs).

Kilmainham Gaol Museum


Inchicore Rd, Kilmainham, Dublin 8, D08 RK28 Ireland Map

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Open now : 9.30 - 17.30

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Fri9.30 - 17.30
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