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Rathcroghan’s Visitor Centre is located in the centre of Tulsk Village, with the Rathcroghan Mound, the site of the battle of Finnbennach and Donn Cuailnge and the Cave of the Cats, Oweynagat located a short distance away on the N5.

There is ample car parking at both locations, toilet and restaurant facilities are located at the Rathcroghan Visitor Centre only. Transport is needed to travel to the two site locations.

Contact Info:

  • Rathcroghan Visitor Centre • Tulsk • Castlerea • County Roscommon • Ireland • F45 HH51

  • +353 (0) 71 963 9268

Travel Times:

Dublin – 2 hrs
Knock – 30 mins
Galway – 1.5 hrs
Sligo – 45 mins
Roscommon Town – 10 mins

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Visitor Reviews

  •   Great experience and really helpful staff along with great book shop and cafe. After we did the interpretative centre we drove to all the sites using a map they gave... read more

    Barramacanna
    5/08/2020
  •   We travelled to Rathcroghan in a group of eight from Tour Guiding course in Dublin.
    We all knew about the Royal site at Tara and Newgrange but we were... read more

    helenfX8613RW
    3/21/2020
  •   This was a great tour...highly recommended. Would love to return with some friends. Well done tour guide.

    raynasura
    3/07/2020
  •   If you are in the West you must visit Rathcroghan and take the tour led by the mighty Mike, who brings this unique place alive with his depth of knowledge.... read more

    SarahO855YE
    3/02/2020
  •   Great tour into our medieval past and very informative tour guide Daniel Great value for Money lovely cafe and visitors center Overall a great day out

    frankdV9587MZ
    2/06/2020
  •   The tour guide we had was Daniel Curley and he was brilliant. He made sure to answer all of the questions we had and was very helpful to our little... read more

    devsc232
    2/06/2020
  •   The museum is really excellent, there is a very interesting exhibition on the history of the site and the landscape. There are two films, one explains the archaeology of the... read more

    ArchaeologistD
    1/11/2020
  •   Really interesting tour. Mike the guide was really enthusiastic and knowledgable. Fantastic value for money as tour lasted over 2 hours. Great way to break a drive west or to... read more

    84gerryc
    1/03/2020
  •   The site is incredibly brought to life by Mike's thorough and entertaining knowledge, incredible centre this place is of history and myth. Left with a sense of connection to the... read more

    MarthaSK
    12/06/2019
  •   Standing on the site of such an important and pivotal place in Ireland's ancient history was a humbling experience. Add to that the incredible care taken by the knowledgeable ... read more

    Christa N
    11/16/2019