Kilmainham Gaol8507 Votes Currently Open
- Address: Inchicore Rd, Dublin 8, Ireland, Dublin 8
- Timings: 09:30 am - 05:30 pm Details
- Phone: +353-14535984
- Fax: +1-014532037
- Ticket Price: 4 EUR
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Museums, Historical Site, Specialty Museums, Prison, Adults, Landmarks, Historic And Protected Sites
Kilmainham Gaol is a well known prison in Dublin. This place, which is out of use now, is a big tourist attraction. The prison has seen the imprisonment and execution of several famous Irish leaders. You enter through a small museum where you will get to know a lot more about Irish history and the rebellion.
It is quite easy to find this place a bit overwhelming. The silence dominates the atmosphere where prisoners had been kept without any contact with the outer world. It makes sense to hire a tour-guide to hear an authentic account of the Easter Rebellion which is closely associated with all the famous prisioners. There is a stunning hall in the middle of the prison. The big windows and the doors are protected with iron bars.
The prison also displays many manuscripts in the museum. The Irish struggle of Independence is described in detail in these. More than 200 years old this place is a very fascinating yet somber site to visit in Dublin.
Kilmainham Gaol Travel Tips
- April to September - Last admission at 5:00 pm.
- October to March - Last admission at 4:00 pm.
Entrance Ticket Details For Kilmainham Gaol
- Adult - €4.00
- Senior/Group - €3.00 (maximum 35 people in a group)
- Child/Student - €2.00
- Family - €10.00
How to Reach Kilmainham Gaol
- Kilmainham Jail Bus Station
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68.39% of people who visit Dublin include Kilmainham Gaol in their plan
08 AM - 09 AM
46% of people start their Kilmainham Gaol visit around 08 AM - 09 AM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Kilmainham Gaol
91.29% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Kilmainham Gaol