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Bru na Boinne

Stalleen Road, Donore, Ireland
+353 41 988 0300
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Space is limited each day to 650 people, but it is well-worth the visit. The site is 5,000 years old, which makes it older than the pyramids. Historians was once believed Newgrange was a passage tomb, but now is believed to be an ancient temple.
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  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Stalleen Road, Donore, Ireland
+353 41 988 0300
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at 9am along with 50 other people. We were able to go at 9:30. The tour is great - this along with Knowth gave a good background on the Neolithic people. Well worth the time/money. Bring a sandwich to eat in between visiting...More

Thank brandasa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Newgrange and Knowth on a beautiful sunny day. What a wonderful historical site. Great tour guides. Everything well organised.

Thank Gillian R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This review is strictly about the Bru na Boinne Visitors Centre; Newgrange and Knowth tombs have been reviewed separately. The staff here are very pushy. They pressure you into visiting both tomb sites without giving you a moment to think or consult your travel companions....More

Thank geographyguy_11
Reviewed 1 week ago

The visitor center has very informative exhibits about the neolithic structures in the Boyne valley area and prepares you for the trip out to Knowth and Newgrange, indeed I would deem it essential that you go here before getting on the bus to these places....More

Thank Jon G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great stone age tombs of Knowth. In ventures before and after 3000 BC people built funeral monuments as well as smaller tombs . A organized community understood movements of the sun , and expressed their beliefs in afterlife by architecture and symbolic art.

Thank jammerspot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This area dates back 5,000 yrs. from Neolithic c. 3300 BC through the 18th century AD. Brú na Bóinne was inscribed as a World Heritage Site in December 1993 in recognition of its outstanding universal value. The scale of passage tomb construction, the important concentration...More

Thank Bonnie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are three sites in the general area. If you browse through the photos posted, they are a mix of the Newgrange site, the Knowth site, and this site. All three sites are probably equally as interesting and all date to the Megalithic Age, and...More

Thank Life-travelers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is not your average tourist attraction by any stretch of the imagination, I would go as far as to testify you probably have not seen anything like this before. What you soon realise after listening to the very well informed & well read guides...More

1  Thank simon m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Knowth 6e and Newgrange 7e, are well worth the combined 13e entrance fee, we spent a fab day first visiting Knowth , then Newgrange and were transported back by the excellent guides to the megalithic age, the views alone of the Meath country side were...More

1  Thank fe22016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were told of this late in our visit and so glad we visited. We were a little time poor so could only do Knowth which was fantastic. It is a really popular attraction so if you are going on your own get there early...More

1  Thank Mandy B
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June 4, 2017|
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Response from John K | Reviewed this property |
I think that this time of year it is 9 am to 7 pm for the visitor's centre. Check their website to be sure. We found it best to get there first thing in the morning.
Daniel L
May 20, 2017|
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Response from SydneyIrish_gal | Reviewed this property |
Take your time, no need to get there at 7am. Plenty of tickets available. Enjoy😊
March 4, 2017|
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Response from Karin T | Reviewed this property |
I do not see them being closed. However I found when I was researching my trip that contacting the businesses directly via phone was the best way to get correct information.