Admission & Opening Hours


Buy Tickets


Are you interested in bringing a group to Athlone Castle?

Find out details about our group tour options here

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 have been undertaking essential conservation works on the exterior walls of Athlone Castle this year. These works will be completed in June 2019.

Athlone Castle Visitor Centre and grounds will be closed to the public on Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th June to facilitate the de-install of the scaffolding erected to deliver these works.

For Public Safety reasons it may be necessary to close the tunnel under the town bridge and adjacent pedestrian area for this brief period also as shown hatched in yellow on attached drawing entitled “Requirements for Scaffold De-install”.

Apologies for any inconvenience caused.