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Heritage Ireland

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


Visit Now! 70 heritage sites waiting to be discovered across Ireland this summer.
Major new visitor attractions opening this season includes Annes Grove and the Custom House Visitor Centre while new visitor experiences await you at Knowth, the Céide Fields and the Blasket Centre

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Group Tours Update 2022

We are delighted to facilitate groups at all open OPW sites.

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Free Wednesday Scheme

The Office of Public Works offers FREE ADMISSION to independent/individual visitors and families on the first Wednesday of each month at participating sites.
For more details on conditions and participating sites click below.

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Free Admission- People with disabilities

OPW offers free admission for those with disabilities and their accompanying carers at all of our sites where an admission charge applies.

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OPW Heritage Sites 2022 Brochure

View our 2022 brochure

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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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