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National Craft Gallery

Castle Yard, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 776 1804
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Courtyard of craft shops

What an interesting and stimulating way to step back into time and visit craftsperson after... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2016
Toronto, Canada
National Craft Gallery

well worth a visit , some lovely silver jewellery and art crafts., nice coffee and snack restaurant.

Reviewed 14 December 2016
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Castle Yard, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 776 1804
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Reviewed 15 December 2016

What an interesting and stimulating way to step back into time and visit craftsperson after craftsperson in their individual shops and studios, in this complex across from the castle.

Thank Tripsteroid
Reviewed 14 December 2016

well worth a visit , some lovely silver jewellery and art crafts., nice coffee and snack restaurant.

Thank patsy62
Reviewed 23 November 2016

A fantastic & wide variety of Irish craft on offer. Small studio offerings as well as a good selection of items from across Ireland. Well worth visiting.

1  Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 22 November 2016

The craft center is located in the stable and carriage house for the Kilkenny Castle. It is a lovely venue but is not up and running completely. Many shops are not open. Prices are also higher than in other shops in town

Thank banjiPortSt_Lucie
Reviewed 31 October 2016

It is on the smaller side for one of the national museums/sites but if your in Kilkenny it is worth a stop. Don't think I would go out of my way to visit. But it does have some interesting crafts or displays

Thank Eugene J
Reviewed 25 October 2016

The artisan goods are displayed in a beautiful way, the shop people were knowledgable and helpful. The actual facility is a wonderful, clean, bright facility. Would recommend anyone to visit!

1  Thank GinnyT1960
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We enjoyed the interesting and well curated works on display while we were there. A full exploration added a great deal (we met a talented and very nice potter in one of the yards).

Thank DavidB373
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Pretty buildings right across the street from Kilkenny Castle. Nice but typical items for sale. Not what I expected but not terrible either.

1  Thank bookwormlh
Reviewed 8 October 2016

A variety of workshops and exhibitions in very interesting buildings. All rather costly but of a very high standard including a tea/coffee shop.

1  Thank JNewman226a
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Directly across from the Kilkenny Castle in the former stable area of the Butler Family, is the Craft Center. Walk through the entire area - one end to the other and admire the artisan skill. There is a tour map available to take one to...More

1  Thank WKGuy1
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