Opening Hours & Rates

Kilkenny Castle and Parklands are open seven days a week*.

Castle Opening Arrangements

*Open daily except for December 24th (from 13:00), 25th and 26th inclusive & 31st (from 13:00)

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.

 

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

Last admissions 30 minutes before closing.

Self-guided Visits

Guided Tours

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.

Open daily except for December 24th from 13:00 & December 25th.

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