Rothe House

Currently Closed
  • Address: Parliament Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Timings: 10:30 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +353-567722893
  • Ticket Price: 5 EUR
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs

Rothe House - Review

The Rothe House is a 17th century Merchant Townhouse complex which now accommodates a museum and a library. The merchants at that time had a powerful position in society and were included in its political decisions. The location itself consists of 3 houses with adjoining gardens, courtyards and terraces which depict its rich ancestral past.

Highlights Include:

  • The Museum which includes the Phelan room, Lanigan room and the Third House.
  • Library with documents dating back to 17th century.
  • Genealogy Service: If you are of Irish descent, you can trace your family by using this service.

Tourists love the history behind Rothe House while the ambience adds to the charm of the years gone by.

Rothe House Information

  • Do visit the Rothe House Gardens.
  • A visit to the library is sure to take you in time. You can find documents and papers dating back to the 17th century.

Rothe House Ticket Prices

  • Adult- Euro 5
  • Child- Euro 3
  • Library Services are available on prior appointment for Euro 5 per session.

How To reach Rothe House by Public Transport

  • Bus: Bus stop near Market Yard.

Restaurants Near Rothe House

  • Royal Spice
  • Foodworks
  • Kyteler's Inn

Love this? Explore the entire list of things to do in Kilkenny before you plan your trip.

Fancy a good night's sleep after a tiring day? Check out where to stay in Kilkenny and book an accommodation of your choice.

TripHobo Highlights for Rothe House

  • Rothe House Address: Parliament Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Rothe House Contact Number: +353-567722893
  • Rothe House Timing: 10:30 am - 05:00 pm
  • Rothe House Price: 5 EUR
  • Best time to visit Rothe House(preferred time): 11:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Rothe House: 01:00 Hrs
  • Rothe House is added 7.3K times in the itineraries created by TripHobo users
  • Try the best online travel planner to plan your travel itinerary!
  • Plan a Trip to Rothe House using our free Kilkenny Trip Planner
  • Explore Kilkenny itineraries created by fellow travellers
Are you associated with this business? Get in Touch

Things to Know Before Visiting Rothe House

  • 95% of people who visit Kilkenny include Rothe House in their plan

  • 37.97% of people start their Rothe House visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Rothe House

Monday, Thursday and Friday

56.64% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Rothe House

People normally club together St. Canice Cathedral and Dominican Black Abbey while planning their visit to Rothe House.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Rothe House Map

Enable Map

Rothe House Trips

Rothe House, Kilkenny Reviews

  • This was a wonderful experience for me. It brought history alive. Its amazing to think that somehow I had family who lived and survived over the ages. I found the staff welcoming and helpful. The garden is a relaxing and beautiful experience. We'll worth a visit.

  • We had so much fun at this small museum. There is a surprising amount of varied artifacts in here - from 1913 dance cards to Viking swords, to trilobites, to medieval tidbits, to Bronze Age burials. The size of the collection on display is small, but the quality is amazing. Make time to visit this beautiful home!

  • You can tell it is run by small nonprofit. Displays are almost an afterthought. House is intersting. Be aware some stairs are barrow and steep. Also the ground is uneven, if you have mobility problems think twice about the tour. The gardens are the highlight of our visit

  • Lovely 500 year old three building campus, with notable gardens in the back.

  • A house museum to understand the ancient times and the way of living of rich people. The garden is a hidden place... really amazing and well restored.

Read all reviews

All Questions

Rothe house
    Simply click on Ask a Question to add question

Find places near Rothe House, Kilkenny

  • Bank of Ireland Parliament St
    0.105 km away
  • St. Canice's Kilkenny Credit Union 78 High St
    0.302 km away
  • Permanent TSB Marble City Arcade
    0.251 km away
  • Ulster Bank Kilkenny 27 High St
    0.313 km away
  • AIB Dublin Rd
    1.529 km away
  • Agricredit 47 Richview Castlecomer Rd
    1.781 km away
View On Map
  • An Garda Síochána Dominic St
    0.423 km away
View On Map
  • Whites Pharmacy 5 High St
    0.467 km away
  • Boots 36-38 High St
    0.228 km away
  • O'Shea's Pharmacy Unit 4, Dunnes Shopping Centre, Market Yard
    0.209 km away
  • Sam McCauley Chemists High St
    0.297 km away
  • John O'Connell (Chemist) 4 Rose Inn St
    0.439 km away
  • Sam MacCauley's Pharmacy 33-34 High St
    0.263 km away
View On Map
  • Cleere's Bar and Theatre 28 Parliament St
    0.04 km away
  • Yuan Ming Yuan Bar & Chinese Resteraunt O'loughlin Rd
    1.02 km away
  • Tynan's Bridge House Bar 2 John's Bridge
    0.419 km away
  • Bollards Bar and Bistro 31-32 St Kieran S St
    0.169 km away
  • Paris Texas Bar & Restaurant 92 High St
    0.421 km away
  • John Cleere's 28 Parliament St
    0.031 km away
View On Map
  • The Village Inn Upper Patrick St
    0.97 km away
  • The Field 2 High St
    0.495 km away
  • An Poc Fada 20 Rose Inn St
    0.463 km away
View On Map
  • The Courtyard Bar and Grill Working House Square, MacDonagh Junction
    0.792 km away
  • Ku De Ta Asian Bistro & Wine Bar 66 John St
    0.473 km away
  • Lautrecs Tapas & Wine Bar 9 St Kierans St
    0.361 km away
  • The Grapevine Wine & Tapas Bar 6 Rose Inn St
    0.445 km away
  • Ming Court Restaurant 66 John St
    0.474 km away
  • Indique 9 St Kieran's St
    0.345 km away
View On Map
  • The Bagel Factory MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre
    0.486 km away
View On Map
  • The Pantry Kieran St
    0.26 km away
  • Stephan's Pretzels Unit 21, Level 2, Market Cross Shopping Centre
    0.252 km away
  • Crottys Coffee House Kieran street Town Centre
    0.288 km away
  • A slice of heaven 62 High St
    0.206 km away
  • Quigley's Cafe Bakery Unit 2 MacDonagh Junction shopping ctr
    0.233 km away
  • Kims Kakes -
    0.506 km away
View On Map
  • St. Francis Abbey Brewery Parliament St
    0.1 km away
  • Smithwick's Brewery Tour Parliament St
    0.05 km away
  • Brewery Corner 29 Parliament St
    0.03 km away
  • Smithwick Brewery -
    0.124 km away
  • O'Hara's Irish Craft Beers USA Brewery: Muine Bheag Business Park, Royal Oak Rd
    0.041 km away
  • Guinness Irl Group St Francis Abbey Brewery
    0.097 km away
View On Map
  • Mocha's Vintage Tea Rooms 4 The Arches, Gas House Lane
    0.592 km away
  • The Ground Floor Cafe 98 High St
    0.467 km away
  • Kafe Katz 3 Ormonde St
    0.533 km away
  • Kilkenny Cafe Market Cross Shopping Centre, High St
    0.229 km away
  • Chez Pierre 17 Parliament St
    0.052 km away
  • Blaa Blaa Blaa 3 Canal Square
    0.441 km away
View On Map
  • Cafe Net 4 Lr Patrick St
    0.436 km away
  • Power News 85 Johns St
    0.459 km away
View On Map
  • Rinuccini Restaurant 1 The Parade
    0.577 km away
  • Emerald Gardens 49 High st
    0.16 km away
  • Kilkenny Design Centre Castle Yard
    0.655 km away
  • Mugshot Cafe 25 James's St
    0.233 km away
  • Kytelers Inn Kieran St
    0.232 km away
  • Matt The Millers 1 John St
    0.437 km away
View On Map
  • The Salt Yard Friary St
    0.451 km away
  • Lemongrass John's Bridge
    0.418 km away
  • Yindees Downtown John St
    0.453 km away
  • Ku De Ta 66 John Street, Kilkenny City, Kilkenny Central
    0.472 km away
  • Aroi Friary St
    0.461 km away
View On Map
  • Algarve Grill Hebron Rd
    0.672 km away
View On Map
  • McDonald's Upper Patrick St
    0.939 km away
  • McDonald's Hebron Roundabout
    1.969 km away
  • Joe's Takeaway 3 Dean St
    0.159 km away
  • Culleton's Traditional Fish Chips & Kebabs 38 Friary St
    0.529 km away
View On Map
  • Golden Inn Palace Unit 2 Block B, Newpark Shopping Centre
    1.066 km away
  • Swans Chinese Restaurant The Parade
    0.496 km away
  • Oriental Wok 5 Irishtown
    0.088 km away
  • Lohs Restaurant 27 Parliament St
    0.032 km away
  • Lotus Kilkenny 49 High St
    0.157 km away
  • Mings Dynasty,s Chinese Restaurant 10 Irishtown
    0.146 km away
View On Map
  • Shortis Wong 74 John St
    0.468 km away
  • The Gourmet Store 56 High St
    0.183 km away
  • Michael Dore High St
    0.207 km away
  • O'Brien's Sandwich Cafe Unit 1 MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre
    0.785 km away
  • The Two Dames 80 John St
    0.474 km away
  • Subway 87 High St
    0.385 km away
View On Map
  • Eddie Rocket's City Diner MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre
    0.644 km away
  • Marios Diner and Takeaway Unit 3 Smithland Centre
    1.632 km away
View On Map
  • Supermac's Kilkenny High St
    0.335 km away
  • Abrakebabra 8 Ross Inn St
    0.448 km away
  • Supermac's High St
    0.332 km away
  • Domino's Pizza 2 Green St
    0.337 km away
  • Uncle Sam S 21 High St
    0.37 km away
  • Cafe Roma 65 Lwr John St
    0.456 km away
View On Map
  • The Bula Bus -
    0.507 km away
View On Map
  • Campagne 5 The Arches, Gashouse Lane
    0.556 km away
  • Brasserie 17 17 Parliament St, Kilkenny City, Kilkenny Central
    0.058 km away
  • Lautrecs Brasserie 9 St Kieran's st
    0.383 km away
View On Map
  • Shimla Indian Restaurant 6 Dean St
    0.224 km away
  • Royal Spice Indian Restaurant 2 Water Gate
    0.068 km away
  • Royal Spice Indian Restaurant 11 Patrick St
    0.629 km away
  • Thaindia 6 Irishtown
    0.137 km away
  • Delhi Indian Cuisine 17 Parliament St
    0.045 km away
  • Bengal Tandoori Restaurant Pudding Lane High St
    0.345 km away
View On Map
  • Italian Connection 38 Parliament St
    0.018 km away
View On Map
  • La Rivista 22 Parliament St
    0.02 km away
  • Little Italy Restaurant 21 John St
    0.467 km away
  • Key Largo Restaurant 1-2 Canal Square
    0.45 km away
  • Ristorante Rinuccini 1 The Parade
    0.57 km away
  • Primo 1 Smithland Centre, Loughboy
    1.642 km away
  • La Trattoria 84 John Street, Kilkenny City, Kilkenny Central
    0.452 km away
View On Map
  • Cafe Sol William St
    0.36 km away
  • The Mediterrane-Inn 51C St Kieran's St
    0.337 km away
  • Kilkenny Kebabish 26 Walkin St
    0.763 km away
  • Zaza Pizzeria & Grill 51C St Kieran's St
    0.321 km away
View On Map
  • Apache Pizza 31 John St
    0.492 km away
  • Vio's Caffee & Pizza 34 Kieran St
    0.227 km away
  • Godfathers Pizza (Kilkenny) Unit 4/5, St. John's Bridge
    0.41 km away
View On Map
  • Ripleys Steakhouse Butterslip Lane off Kieran St, Kilkenny City
    0.305 km away
  • Kilkenny Fish Centre Friary St
    0.452 km away
  • The Fishmans Market Unit 16b Hebron Bus Pk Hebron Rd
    1.673 km away
  • Leisureworld Sports Butterslip High St
    0.319 km away
View On Map
  • Breathnach's Steak & Ale House 23 John Street, Kilkenny City, Kilkenny Central
    0.48 km away
  • Charcoal Steak House 10 Irish Town
    0.157 km away
View On Map
  • Eliza Blue's Steakhouse & Thai Restaurant Upper John's St, Kilkenny City, Kilkenny Central
    0.482 km away
View On Map
  • Topaz Castlecomer Rd
    1.275 km away
  • Topaz Waterford Rd
    1.582 km away
  • Maxol Dublin Rd
    2.041 km away
  • Three Rivers Oil (Depot) Castlecomer Rd
    0.657 km away
  • Texaco College Rd
    1.115 km away
  • Texaco Bennettsbridge Road, Danville
    1.881 km away
View On Map
  • Ormonde Street Car Park Ormonde St
    0.521 km away
View On Map
  • Kilkenny MacDonagh Railway Station Carlow Rd
    0.761 km away
  • Kilkenny Train Station Carlow Road
    0.707 km away
View On Map
  • Berkeley House 5 Patrick St
    0.577 km away
  • Rosquil House Castlecomer Rd
    0.91 km away
  • The 'Rafter' Dempsey's 4 Friary St
    0.434 km away
  • Bridge View B&B 8 Johns Quay
    0.324 km away
  • Butler Court Patrick St
    0.652 km away
  • Carraig Rua Dublin Rd
    0.829 km away
View On Map
  • Kilkenny Tourist Hostel 35 Parliament St
    0.012 km away
  • Macgabhainns Backpackers Hostel 24 Vicar St
    0.221 km away
  • Lanigan's Hostel Mary's Lane
    0.424 km away
  • Berkeley House & Townhouses Berkeley House 5 Lower Patrick St
    0.676 km away
  • Kilkenny Hostel -
    0.011 km away
  • Good Shepard Centre The Church Lane
    0.324 km away
View On Map
Show More