Visitor Information

Birr Gardens Membership


PHONE: +353 (0)57 912 0336

Admission Tickets

Buy Tickets Online Here (General Admission)

Adult: €9.50

Senior: €8.00

Students: €7.50 (Students require a valid student Id)

Children (5-12 years): €5.00 (Children 4 and under are free)

Family (2 adults and 2 children): €26.00

Group Rates Available on Request

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

PLEASE NOTE – If you are attending an Event some are covered by General Admission ticket however certain events may require a specific Event ticket – please check Events page here.

Children 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.

Opening Hours: Gardens & Science Centre

  • January 2nd to February, 9am to 4.30pm
  • March 1st to October 27th, 9am to 6pm
  • October 28th to December 24th, 9am to 4.30pm
  • December 27th to December 31st, 9am to 4.30pm

Last admission one hour before closing.

Castle Courtyard Cafe
The Courtyard Café is opened daily. Opening hours until October 27th are as follows:

Monday to Saturday – 10am to 5pm

Sunday – 11am to 5pm

Discovery Gift Shop
All year round


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