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Castle Opening Arrangements

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

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.
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 February 09:30 – 16:30
March 09:30 – 17:00
April and May 09:30 – 17:30
June to August 09:00 – 17:30
September 09:30 – 17:30

 

Admissions (Guided Tours and Self-Guided Visits)

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

 

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 – 16:00

February

09:00 – 16:30

March

09:00 – 17:30

April

08:30 – 19:00

May, June, July and August

08:30 – 20:30

September

08:30 – 19:00

October

09:00 – 17:30

November

09:00 – 16:30

December

09:00 – 16:00