Irish National Heritage ParkCurrently Closed
- Address: Ferrycarrig, Co. Wexford, Ireland
- Timings: 09:30 am - 06:30 pm Details
- Phone: +353-539120733
- Ticket Price: 10 EUR
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: National Park, Restaurant, Family And Kids
Irish National Heritage Park - Review
An open-air museum, the Irish National Heritage Park covers and recreates key stages in Ireland's cultural development. Spread across 35 acres, the park covers periods from prehistoric through Norman era. Visitors get to see various buildings and structures stereotypical of each period. The fun part is, guides working at the park dress up in traditional Irish costumes while walking you through the area! The park also features a gift shop and a Fulacht fiadh restaurant.
Irish National Heritage Park Information
- Disabled ramp and toilets available.
- Pet Friendly.
- Tours are scheduled throughout the day. For most accurate tour times please phone on the morning of your visit. Tel. 0539120733.
- Take the audio guide if you have the time, it provides exhaustive details about Irish history.
Irish National Heritage Park Ticket Prices
- Family (2 adults + 3 Children Under 16 years) €25.00
- Senior Citizen €8.00
- Student €8.00
- Children 4 years and under Free
- Child (5-12 years) €4.00
- Child (13-16 years) €4.50
Irish National Heritage Park Hours
- 1st May – 31st August last Admission time 5:00 pm.
- 1st September – 30th April due to daylight hours last admission time 3:00 pm.
How To reach Irish National Heritage Park by Public Transport
- Nearest Bus Stop: Ferrycarrig (Heritage Park)
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Things to Know Before Visiting Irish National Heritage Park
69.82% of people who visit Wexford include Irish National Heritage Park in their plan
10 AM - 11 AM
43.48% of people start their Irish National Heritage Park visit around 10 AM - 11 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Irish National Heritage Park
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Irish National Heritage Park
Irish National Heritage Park Trips
Irish National Heritage Park, Wexford Reviews
Everyone Irish or not should go here. They've done a great job of laying out Ireland through the ages. If you can, get the package that includes the boiled ham. It is the best boiled ham I've ever had. Bring comfy shoes and comfortable clothes and some protection from the rain and you've a few hours of adventure and curiosity here.
I and my family was enthralled at the Wexford National Heritage Park Wexford during my visit there is so much to see and experience on the trail such as Early hunters and gatherers habitats- fascinating hut patterns skilfully built essentially with wood and straw roofed. And inside the huts there is actually a real burning fire set in the Middle to depict how the earliest hunters living. Also the Earliest Christian tradition is also among the trail and well illustrated. But for me the most interesting spectacle of all during my trail walk at the Wexford National Heritage Park is frightful life-size Statue, named "The Spirit Of The Wet Places " how interesting and this could probably be a link to the earliest Gaelic Pagans pagans in Ireland. See photo below -
My experience in this museum was great, I had such a good time. The guide gave the explanations in such a pleasant way. Both adults and children will have a great time in this museum for sure. What's more, there are exact replicas of the houses in every era of Ireland. Besides there's a video that you can watch before beginning the visit. This might not be so enjoyable for children, but it isn't compulsory to watch it if you don't want to. There's a souvenir shop in the entrance too.
This is a well thought out visitor attraction, really an open air museum showing how Ireland evolved through the ages with the introduction of new building materials and techniques and the change from foraging to harvesting. This walk through the ages can be with a guided tour of at your own leisure. Our 7yr old son said at the end of our day "At first I thought this was going to be boring" paused and then enthusiastically "But I luuuuuuved it". There is plenty of kids things to do during the walk, shield design and archery.
A beautiful walk through history reccomend the visit with family friends or even alone. A brighter day helps. Kids will love to see the dwellings it will ignite the imaginations. A place to visit again and again