Opening Times 

The Rathcroghan Visitor Centre and Interpretive Rooms are open all year-round Monday to Saturday, 9 am to 5 pm daily. Last admission to our interpretive rooms is at 4.30 pm. Open Sundays 12pm – 4pm from May until the end of August.

Our Rathcroghan guided site tours run year-round Monday to Friday at 12 pm, (Saturday’s by appointment only), weather permitting. Sunday tours can be arranged for groups by appointment only.

From May 1st until the end of August, we run an additional daily site tour at 2 pm, which includes a visit into Oweynagat Cave.

For other events throughout the year, check out What’s On at Rathcroghan, Follow Us on Facebook and Join our mailing list to stay up to date with upcoming events at Rathcroghan.

Rathcroghan Site Tour Schedule (Monday – Friday)

DatesDurationMoundCave
September 1st – April 30th
12pm Tour Only2.5 Hours
Sundays By Appointment Only
May 1st – August 31st
12pm Tour2 HoursX
2pm Tour2.5 Hours

Price List:

Exhibition Tour

Adult
Senior/OAP
Student
Child Age 10+
Groups 10+
Groups 20+
Children Under 10
€ 5.00
€ 4.00
€ 4.00
€ 3.00
€ 4.00 pp.
€ 4.00 pp.
Free

Rathcroghan Experience, (Exhibition and Guided Site Tour)

Adult
Senior/OAP
Student
Child Age 10+
Groups 10+
Groups 20+
€ 14.00
€ 12.00
€ 12.00
€ 6.00
€ 10.00 pp.
€ 8.00 pp.

Facilities

The following facilities are for our visitor’s convenience, if you have any queries about your visit to Rathcroghan please do not hesitate to contact us directly on 071 963 9268 or email [email protected].

  • Off street car and coach parking
  • Full wheelchair and disability access to the Interpretative rooms and Visitor Centre
  • Baby changing facilities available at the Visitor Centre
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Táin Café open all year round and located in the visitor centre
  • Bookstore and Craft Shop located in the Visitor Centre

Why not host your event at Rathcroghan Visitor Centre, we have conference / meeting rooms, and theatre facilities for groups of up to 30 people. We also offer an extensive catering menu to choose from. Please contact us directly to enquire about hosting your event at Rathcroghan Visitor Centre. 

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Visitor Reviews

  •   This Visitors Centre is a real find for anyone interested in the Celts and the Iron Age or generally any aspect of Ireland's rural heritage. I was so impressed with... read more

    Alison R
    10/11/2019
  •   This site is nominated as a Unesco World Heritage Site for a reason. This is the epicenter of the greatest oral epic in Irish History - Ireland's equivalent of the... read more

    KevinR2151
    10/09/2019
  •   Our visit to Rathcroghan combined myth, history and archeology to provide a wonderful appreciation of this exceptional site. Our guide, Mike, gave us a lively account of the Táin and... read more

    victorialex13
    9/25/2019
  •   We always try to look in on the visitor centre when we are in Ireland, but this time we booked in on the tour they arrange of some of the... read more

    HawkofMay
    9/18/2019
  •   Dissapointing, this was the worst visitor centre we have been in since we arrived. There was no access to the mound outside and the cave which was the reason we... read more

    LesGUk
    9/15/2019
  •   I'm delighted we took the day to head west to visit the Rathcrogan complex. The tour with Mike was excellent - a wonderful mix of archaeology, mythology and wisecracks. We... read more

    cmag85
    9/15/2019
  •   A friend of ours suggested we visit the site if possible, and after looking it up we opted to rework the second leg of our trip to make it here.... read more

    bluestjay
    9/13/2019
  •   Great food served by friendly staff who are delighted to share their extensive knowledge on Queen Maebh and other local history. I would highly recommend a visit.

    OTSligo
    9/08/2019
  •   What a great place! Started out with lunch there, and food and service was wonderful. After that we had a tour of the center, led by Mike. Was a very... read more

    Toddfranc
    9/07/2019
  •   We sort of stumbled upon Rathcroghan, but spent almost the entire day there, with our guide, Daniel Curley (who co-wrote the guidebook available for sale). He has amazing knowledge,... read more

    donfriz
    9/06/2019