Heritage Ireland

Ireland’s National Heritage in the care of the Office of Public Works

Free/Reduced admission

Free/Reduced admission to many of our fee paying sites is applicable until the end of 2020. The Free Wednesday Scheme is no longer applicable

COVID-19 closures

Please note arising from our visitor sites being closed as a result of COVID-19, all Heritage Cards due to expire between 14 March 2020 and 13 March 2021, will be extended for a full year.

Culture Night 2020

Whether you are a seasoned culture lover or a newly curious heritage explorer OPW’s heritage sites will have something for everyone to enjoy.

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Inspiring passion from our past.

We are the Irish Government’s historic environment service.

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Popular Locations

Discover the remains of prehistoric tombs. Imagine the thrill of defending a castle. Wander through medieval halls. Soak up the serenity of historic gardens and the splendour of great estates.

Heritage Card

Unlimited access to Ireland’s past

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