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Athlone Castle

Athlone Castle Castle Street, Athlone N37 A6D7, Ireland
+353 90 644 2130
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In Athlone recently as the weather wasn't really great we decided to visit the castle. Good... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2017
Des D
Wicklow, Ireland
Beautiful view from the heart of Athlone!

When visiting Athlone you definitely should consider paying a visit to Athlone Castle. The... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
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Athlone Castle Castle Street, Athlone N37 A6D7, Ireland
+353 90 644 2130
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

In Athlone recently as the weather wasn't really great we decided to visit the castle. Good decision. We spent about an hour and a half listening and observing a really interesting and engaging historical tour. Time well spent as we weren't aware there was so...More

Thank Des D
Reviewed 15 February 2017

When visiting Athlone you definitely should consider paying a visit to Athlone Castle. The historical sense perfectly combines with the amazing view from the heart of the town. The staff are very kind and committed to show the best the castle has to offer to...More

Thank Jeovan
Reviewed 30 January 2017

A must for any history buffs out there.Interactive and very interesting exhibits, suitable for all ages.

1  Thank Sspierin
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Really interactive and good fun suitable for all ages, the staff were also really friendly and informative

1  Thank deerrity
Reviewed 24 January 2017

This was a fun castle to go thru, really enjoyed the tour and a great sense of history and character to go with the setting!

1  Thank Andy M
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We took a visit to Athlone Castle in early January and I must say, I was really really impressed by it. We were looking for a way to fill the day waiting for an event later that evening and I though we'd go into the...More

1  Thank maidiedg
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Really enjoyed spending the afternoon in the castle on a chilly December trip away. Great for kids and adults, lots of interesting things to see and do. There is a phenomenal amount of historical detail carefully laid out and clearly documented. there are 360 degree...More

Thank Mick W
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Great self guided tour. You will get out of it what you put in. We were two adults visiting but still enjoyed the dressing up, interactive games and movie. Amazing models of soldiers and impressive collection of artefacts. Lovely castle too. The lady on reception...More

Thank Peadar Ó
Reviewed 1 January 2017

The place is clean and well maintained this is a fact ! But nothing else ... some figures, information brochure, a film that should be refreshed and that's it. It's fun to go on the courtyard (it's free), but the rest is not worth a...More

Thank Paihibo
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Lots to see and well presented, situated in the heart of Athlon you get good views over the town. The exhibition is well presented and informative

Thank DiGibbs
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Megan C
Hello! This is one of the places that my fiance and I are looking at visiting while in Ireland- any idea how long we should set aside for a visit here? Would a couple of hours suffice, or is it a longer visit type of place? Thank you!
21 August 2015|
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Response from urseylynch | Reviewed this property |
two hours is more than enough,you'll do it in less-a castle with a very interesting history-you'll enjoy it