Tickets & Opening Hours



Open daily from 9am to 4.30pm, starting Oct 26th

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.

The Bouncy pillow will re-open for the season from March 17th. The pillow will be in operation at weekends and during school holidays (weather permitting)

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 28th,  10am to 4pm
  • March 1st to March 15th, 9.00 to 4.30pm
  • March 16th to October 25th,  9am to 6pm
  • October 26th 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 will reopen for the season from March 16th.
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