Visitor Information

Birr Gardens Membership



PHONE: +353 (0)57 912 0336

Admission Tickets

Buy Tickets Online Here (General Admission)

Adult: €9.00

Senior/Student: €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): €25.00

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 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. The bouncy pillow is in operation at weekends and during school holidays (weather permitting).

Castle Courtyard Cafe
The Courtyard Café is open daily until Nov 4 and weekends thereafter.

Discovery Gift Shop
All year round

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