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Kilmainham Gaol

Inchicore Road | Kilmainham, Dublin 8, Ireland
+353 1 453 5984
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This bleak old jail was notorious in the 19th century for its harsh treatment of prisoners.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Inchicore Road | Kilmainham, Dublin 8, Ireland
Inchicore Road | Kilmainham, Dublin 8, Ireland
+353 1 453 5984
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Booked online so I sssume if it’s anything like the Storehouse tour we paid less doing that?! Even so the tour was well worth it, not too long and our guide was very knowledgeable and it was all very interesting!

Thank cabbie61
Reviewed yesterday

If you want to view the prison itself, make sure you get tickets in advance. We did not, and the tours were sold out for the day. However, we were able to view the museum on the prison grounds. It was excellent. There are very...More

Thank FuzzyKat
Reviewed yesterday

This is the second time we have been to Dublin. It still is as fabulous as the first time we went. The red hop on , hop off, buses are brilliant, drivers and commentators like Matt with 2 t's,, and Peter and Willi, share good...More

Thank Deb W
Reviewed yesterday

This tour was really informative and interesting. Seeing Kilmainham Jail felt like an important thing to do while visiting Dublin and I'm so glad we did. Would recommend!

Thank Ceenor
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you want to know about Irish history and the foundation of the state, this is in my opinion the best place to go. I have brought all my friends from abroad here and each time they and I have enjoyed the experience. Staff are...More

Thank Thomas C
Reviewed yesterday

We tried to book online before leaving the UK but there were no tours available during our stay in Dublin. Friends had urged us to to to see it, so we decided to turn up on the day, at 10, and managed to get on...More

Thank OldNo1
Reviewed 2 days ago

Good focus on the April 1916 rising, Tour guides are very knowlegeable and facility is accessible. Great place to visit it you are a student of Irish recent history.

Thank lsgurke
Reviewed 2 days ago

very interesting tour of the gaol and its history dating from when it was built upto it was closed and then reopened the guild was very informative on its history enjoy

Thank nookiebear73
Reviewed 2 days ago

We took the green hop-on hop-off bus to Kilmainham and were able to get in without having to book ahead or queue. After a short wait in the courtroom we met our guide David, who proved a knowledgeable and quietly dignified companion on our tour...More

1  Thank judijee
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had to go thirteen miles and it was pouring rain at rush hour, apparently for all their familiarity with rain, even with two hours to get there by bus, we were over an hour late. That sucked. We caught up at the Victorian part...More

Thank Hilary C
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Kate D
15 January 2018|
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Response from Joanne M | Reviewed this property |
If I remember correctly there were 12 people in our tour group. They have 3 tours every hour so I personally would call ahead and let them know size of your party so they can reserve your tour for just your group
Patricia H
9 November 2017|
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Response from murfeex | Reviewed this property |
The adult price is £8.00 each. Hope this helps
29 September 2017|
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Response from stundco | Reviewed this property |
About 25min by bus. (For ex. No 25a). The best way to discover Dublin by bus: buy a leap card (6€) and you can travel by city bus in Dublin the whole day. You get the leap card in several shops, I don't know if you can get... More
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