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Athenry Heritage Centre

St. Mary's | The Square, Athenry, Ireland
+353 91 844 661
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Guided history and fun!!!!!

Step into the award winning Medieval Town of Ireland, the Centre is the OLDEST of it s Kind in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anna N
Galway, Ireland
Great place to spend an hour

Driving through we stopped to check this place out. We had great fun trying the archery, we had a... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2017
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St. Mary's | The Square, Athenry, Ireland
+353 91 844 661
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Step into the award winning Medieval Town of Ireland, the Centre is the OLDEST of it s Kind in Ireland and experience the Robin Hood within you by playing Archery and a lot more fun games and be a kind and queen, Knights and serfs...More

Thank Anna N
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

Driving through we stopped to check this place out. We had great fun trying the archery, we had a competition between ourselves. The lady who did the tour was very informative and helpful. Dressing up in the medieval clothes was a bit of a laugh...More

Thank chrismoira
Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

We would like to thank Alan and the other staff at the heritage centre with regards to the info they gave us about the RIC in Athenry in the late 1800's. We had a wonderful tour both inside and outside of the church and learnt...More

2  Thank Josiejo55555
Reviewed November 11, 2016

This is a walkable town and most of the interesting sights can be seen on foot. We enjoyed the historic downtown.

1  Thank Townhaven
Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

For many years my husband has loved Irish folk music and as a birthday treat I took my husband to Southern Ireland this year. I tried to book a hotel in Athenry as 'The Fields Of Athenry ' has been a favourite song of his...More

1  Thank Ruth A
Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

I have been on this tour a couple of times and each time you get more details about the history of both Norman Ireland and Athenry. The former church has been decked out with amazing displays of life in Norman Ireland that give the visitor...More

1  Thank Life_write
Reviewed August 26, 2016

Worth a brief visit when visiting the Castle. Housed in the old "St Mary's Church". It's adjacent to the Castle, but has a separate entrance. Not much different than most "Irish" heritage centres - but more specific to Athenry. Allow half an hour at the...More

1  Thank Robert W
Reviewed August 23, 2016

This is a great spot to spend a couple of hours, for people of any age. It's especially great for kids, as they can get up close an personal with some great medieval costumes and have a bit of fun. It is not a massive...More

1  Thank wcgibbons
Reviewed August 14, 2016

This is our second or third time to this site, our first with children. The people who staff this place are a wealth of information and could not be more flexible and kind. They took our children into the closet and dressed them in period...More

Thank OriginalMojo
Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Visited recently. Lots of history by Mr. Winter...very knowledgable and a great tour guide! Lots of information on the people, the times, weaponry, etc. very detailed. I learned a lot and the teens did too. They also thoroughly enjoyed the visit to thenHeritage Center. Highly...More

Thank Julie H
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What are your rates for August 3rd to August 8th
January 2, 2015|
Response from Alan B | Property representative |
The admission rates for the centre are, general admission €4.00. senior admission €3.50, student admission €3.50. All visitors receive a guided tour with the admission fee. The centre's "Medieval Experience" which includes... More