Ireland’s National Heritage in the care of the Office of Public Works
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 The Free Wednesday Scheme is no longer applicable
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.
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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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.
The high king of Irish monuments
The jewel in the crown of an enchanting medieval city
Step into Ireland’s richest archaeological landscape
A monument to more than a century of Irish nationalism
Visit Ireland’s very first Cistercian foundation
An oasis of green in the metropolis
Ireland’s first and finest Palladian manison
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