Kilmainham Gaol Dublin


One of the largest unoccupied gaols in Europe, covering some of the most heroic and tragic events in Ireland's emergence as a modern nation from 1780s to the 1920s. Attractions include a major exhibition detailing the political and penal history of the prison and its restoration. The tour of the prison includes an audio-visual show. Built in 1796. Witness to Ireland's turbulent passage from the late eighteenth to early twentieth century. Prisoners from the United Irish Rebellion of 1796, the Emmet Rebellion of 1803, the Great Famine of 1845 to 1851, the Young Ireland Rebellion of 1848, the Fenian Rebellion of 1867, the Land War of the 1880s, the Easter Rising of 1916, the War of Independence and the Irish Civil War were held and often executed here.
Inchicore Road, Kilmainham, Dublin 8, Dublin, Ireland

T: +353 1 453 5984 | F: +353 1 453 2037 | E:

Admission Fees
Adult: €6.00 | Sen/Group: €4.00 | Child/Student: €2.00 | Family: €14.00

Opening Hours
April - September: Daily 09:30 - 18:00 | October - March: Mon -Sat 09:30 - 17:30 , Sunday: 10:00 - 18:00
Closed on the 24th, 25th & 26th December
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