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Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre (Newgrange and Knowth)

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Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre (Newgrange and Knowth)

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Limited Access

PRE-BOOKING ESSENTIAL
Tour type available: Newgrange Tour plus Exhibition - A visit to the Exhibition and exterior of Newgrange. The chamber is closed
Available 4 November 2021 –2 March 2022
Approximate duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Face Covers are Mandatory during your visit.

Admission

4 November – 31 December 2021

FREE

From 1 January 2022

ADULT: €8

SENIOR (60 and over): €6

CHILD (12-18): €4

CHILD (under 12): FREE

STUDENT (valid student ID required): €4

FAMILY (max. 2 adults & 5 Children aged 12 -18): €20

Ticket availability is very limited.

Pre-booking tickets is essential – all visitors including children / infants must have a ticket.

For wheelchair users or visitors who require special assistance please email brunaboinne@opw.ie  in advance of booking.

For group bookings (15 tickets+): email brunaboinne@opw.ie

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Getting here

Donore
Drogheda
Co. Meath
A92 EH5C

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Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre (Newgrange and Knowth)

The World Heritage Site of Brú na Bóinne is Ireland’s richest archaeological landscape and is situated within a bend in the River Boyne. Brú na Bóinne is famous for the spectacular prehistoric passage tombs of Knowth, Newgrange and Dowth which were built circa 3200BC. These ceremonial structures are among the most important Neolithic sites in the world and contain the largest collection of megalithic art in Western Europe.

 

Visitor Centre, Newgrange and Knowth

Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre is the starting point for all visits to Newgrange and Knowth. The Visitor Centre exhibition is a fully interactive visitor experience exploring the Neolithic culture, landscape and monuments of Brú na Bóinne.

Visitors are brought via shuttle bus to these monuments and pre-booking tickets is essential. Pre-booking for the Visitor Centre only is not required.

 

There are 4 tour options available:

  1. VISITOR CENTRE EXHIBITION

Available now

 

  1. NEWGRANGE TOUR PLUS EXHIBITION

Available now – 2 March 2022

A visit to the exterior of Newgrange (Knowth closed until March 2022)

No access to the chamber at Newgrange

Includes exhibitions in Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre

 

3. BRÚ NA BÓINNE TOUR – OUTSIDE ONLY

Available from 3 March 2022

A visit to exteriors Knowth and Newgrange

No access to the chambers at Newgrange or Knowth

Includes exhibitions at Knowth and Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre

 

  1. BRÚ NA BÓINNE TOUR PLUS NEWGRANGE CHAMBER

Available from 3 March 2022

A visit to Knowth and Newgrange

Guided tour of the chamber at Newgrange

Includes exhibitions at Knowth and Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre

No access to the chambers at Knowth

DowthVisitors wishing to see Dowth can access the exterior of the monument directly via the N51. There is no access via the Visitor Centre.

 

 

Opening Times

Click the “BOOK ONLINE” link above to see opening arrangements and available booking times.

Seasonal Opening Times

Notice

Universal access is limited at the monuments — those who require special assistance or those with mobility issues please contact us in advance of visit.

Brú na Bóinne is a very busy site.

Tickets are limited.

Visitors may incur long delays or not gain access to the sites.

Access is not guaranteed without pre-booked tickets

Contact

Donore
Drogheda
Co. Meath
A92 EH5C

041 988 0300

Getting Here

Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre is the starting point for all visits to Newgrange and Knowth. Do not go directly to the monuments as you will not gain entry. Visitors are brought via shuttle bus to the monuments

Click the relevant icon below to open Maps directions

Facilities

  • Audio guide for exhibition
  • Baby Changing
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Bookshop
  • Cafe
  • Car park
  • Changing exhibitions
  • Coach parking
  • Events Venue
  • Exhibition
  • Gift Shop
  • Lift
  • Museum
  • Picnic Area
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilet
  • WiFi

Restrictions

  • All access to Newgrange & Knowth via Brú na Bóinne centre only
  • Assistance dogs only

Social Guide

Download, print and read our social guide (PDF) about visiting Brú na Bóinne. This will help first-time visitors, families and people with developmental and learning disabilities to prepare for a visit to Brú na Bóinne.

Download the Brú Na Boinne Outside Covid social story

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