Tickets & Opening Hours



Admission Tickets

Adult: €9.00

Senior: €7.50  (65 years and above ID maybe required)

Students: €7.50 (16 years and above, students require a valid student Id)

Children (5-16 years): €5.00 (Children 4 and under are free)

Family (2 adults and 2 children): €25.00

Group Rates Available on Request

Admission tickets give you access to the gardens, great telescope, science centre and treehouse adventure area

Children/Students under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult at all times within the gardens, science centre and treehouse area. Bikes, footballs and ball games are not permitted within Birr Castle Gardens.

Car Parking is available in the public car park across from our main entrance. This is a pay and display car park. There is no car parking within Birr Castle Gardens.

The bouncy pillow is now closed for the winter season.


Opening Hours: Gardens & Science Centre

  • January 2nd to March 16th,  10am to 4pm
  • March 17th to October 27th,  9am to 6pm
  • October 28th to November 5th 9am to 4.30pm
  • November 6th to December 24th, 10am to 4pm
  • December 27th to December 31st, 10am to 4pm

Last admission one hour before closing.

Castle Courtyard Café

The Courtyard Café is now closed for the Winter Season.
Group catering available upon request and can be catered for in our Tea Rooms, subject to numbers and availability at time of booking (available during summer season).

Discovery Gift Shop

Open all year round
PHONE: +353 (0)57 912 0336