Cork City Gaol

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  • Address: Convent Avenue, Cork, Co. Cork, Ireland
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  • Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +353-214305022
  • Ticket Price: 8 EUR
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs

The Cork City Goal was built in the 19th century and is one of the most crucial monuments if you want to know about the socio-political life in Ireland during the 1800s. The visitor center was opened in 1993 and is the best way to intimately experience the struggles and legacy of the prisoners.

Highlights Include:

  • The writing on the walls by the prisoners consisting of quotes, sketches and poems
  • Prison cells with life-like wax statues
  • Night Tour
  • Guided group tours

A must-visit for history lovers the place is sure to give you long-lasting memory.

Cork City Gaol Travel Tips

  • Do try their Night Tours which are sure to give you goosebumps every time you think about it.

Entrance Ticket Details For Cork City Gaol

  • Student- €7.00
  • OAP- €7.00
  • Child- €5.00
  • Family ticket (2 adults and up to 4 children) - €25.00
  • Radio Museum- €2.00
  • Audio Tour in English, Spanish, French, Irish, German, Italian, Dutch, Polish, Japanese- € 2.00extra

Cork City Gaol Hours

  • The gaol is open 7 days a week.

How to Reach Cork City Gaol

  • The nearest bus stop is at Sundays Well Rd (Opp Fitz Park Lane)
  • Bus number- 201

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  • Cork City Gaol Address: Convent Avenue, Cork, Co. Cork, Ireland
  • Cork City Gaol Contact Number: +353-214305022
  • Cork City Gaol Timing: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm
  • Cork City Gaol Price: 8 EUR
  • Best time to visit Cork City Gaol(preferred time): 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Cork City Gaol: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 64.17% of people who visit Cork include Cork City Gaol in their plan

  • 57% of people start their Cork City Gaol visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Cork City Gaol

Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday

93.48% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Cork City Gaol

People normally club together Blarney Castle and Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral while planning their visit to Cork City Gaol.

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