Admission & Opening Hours


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Opening Hours
Jan-February March-May June-August Sept-Oct Nov-Dec
Last admission 1 hour prior to closing. Open on Bank Holidays at 11.00am March – October.
Wed-Sat 10.30am to 5.00pm Tues-Sat 10.00am to 5.30pm Mon-Sat 9.30am to 6.00pm Tues-Sat 10.00am to 5.30pm Wed-Sat 10.30am to 5.00pm
11.30am to 5.00pm
Sunday 11.00am to 5.30pm Sunday 10.30am to 6.00pm Sunday 11.00am to 5.30pm Sunday 11.30am to 5.00pm
Closed Mon & Tuesday Closed Monday Open 7 days Closed Monday Closed Mon & Tuesday

Athlone Castle Conservation Works Notice

The Office of Public Works will undertake essential conservation works on the exterior walls of Athlone Castle from 27/02/2019 to 24/05/2019 inclusive.

Athlone Castle Visitor Centre and grounds will be closed to the public from 27/02/2019 to 15/03/2019 and from 13/05/2019 to 24/05/2019 inclusive to facilitate these works.

Athlone Castle Visitor Centre and grounds will be open to the public from 16/03/2019 to 14/05/2019 inclusive.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.