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Castle Opening Arrangements

Open daily except for December 24th (from 13:00), 25th and 26th inclusive.

Please note that due to COVID-19 restrictions our visiting arrangements have been altered, we invite you to check our COVID-19 VISITOR GUIDELINES for the latest update.

Guided Tours (November – January)

Guided tours of the Period Rooms take approximately 45 minutes.  No tickets are required to visit the Castle Kitchen Tea-Room, Butler Gallery and Medieval Room.

Please arrive 10 to 15 minutes before your tour time to allow sufficient time to check in.

Last admissions 45 minutes before closing.

Self-Guided Tour (February – October)

 

Explore the Castle at your leisure with our information leaflet which is also available in other languages on arrival.

Last admissions 30 minutes before closing.

Arrangements may be subject to change, please check with site.

October to March 09:30 – 17:00
April to September 09:30 – 17:30

Admissions (Self-Guided Visits) 

CATEGORY PRICE
Adult €8
Senior (60+) €6
Child (12-17)/Student (with valid ID card) €4
Family €20
Children Under 12 Free

 

Admissions (Guided Tours) Not Available

CATEGORY PRICE
Adult €12
Senior (60+) €10
Child (12-17)/Student (with valid ID card) €6
Family €30
Children Under 12 Free

Kilkenny Castle Park and Garden

Please note that the locking of the Park begins 30 minutes before the scheduled closing time with the last gate located in the Courtyard area.

January

09:00 – 16:30

February

09:00 – 17:30

March

08:30 – 18:00

April

08:30 – 19:30

May, June, July and August

08:30 – 20:30

September

08:30 – 19:30

October

08:30 – 18:00

November

09:00 – 17:00

December

09:00 – 16:30