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Plan Your Visit / Visitor Information

Located approximately 6km (3.6 miles) from Killarney town centre, Muckross House and Gardens represent the focal point and nucleus of Killarney National Park. This is Ireland’s oldest National Park and it includes the world famous Lakes of Killarney, as well as the mountains and woodlands that surround them. Included here you will find some information, which will assist you when planning your visit to Muckross.

Muckross House Opening Hours 2018

Muckross House and Gardens are open daily all year round (except the Christmas period). Muckross House is open 9am - 5.30pm (9am - 7pm from July 1st - August 31st). Admission to Muckross House is by Guided Tour only. Last admission 1 hour before closing.

Muckross House: Tel. No: 064 6670144. Email

Summer (July 1st - August 31st) Winter / Spring (September 1st - June 30th)
9am - 7pm (7 days a week) 9am - 5.30pm (7 days a week)

Contact Muckross House Guiding Service:
Tel: 00 353 (0) 64 6670144


Muckross Traditional Farms will reopen on March 24th for the 2018 season.
March April May June-August September October
Sat & Sun
1pm - 6pm
Sat, Sun & Bank Holidays
1pm - 6pm
7 days a week
1pm - 6pm
7 days a week
10am - 6pm
7 days a week
1pm - 6pm
Sat, Sun & Bank Holidays
1pm - 6pm

Contact Muckross Traditional Farms:
Tel: +353 64 6630804 or Email:

Category Muckross House Traditional Farms Joint Ticket
Adult €9.00 €9.00 €15.00
Groups, Senior Citizen, Student (over 18) €7.50 €7.50 €13.00
Child (aged 3-5) Free €6.00 €6.00
Child (aged 6-18) €6.00 €6.00 €10.50
Family (2+2) €28.00 €28.00 €40.00
Family (2+3) €32.00 €32.00 €45.00

Group Rate: Applies to twenty visitors or more and when payment is made by a single transaction. All groups must have advance reservations.

Student Rate: Applies to second level students aged over fourteen and up to the age of eighteen. Thereafter the student rate applies to students in full time third level education on production of a valid and current student identity card.

Child Rate: Applies to children aged two to fourteen. Children under two years of age are admitted free of charge.

Family Rates: Apply to a group of two adults and 2 to 3 of their children aged 2-14.

*Admission to Muckross House is by guided tour only.
*Last admission to Muckross Traditional Farms is always one hour before closing.

Note: there is no charge for admission to Killarney National Park and Muckross Gardens.


Separate parking facilities are available for cars and coaches. There is no parking charge.

The Walled Garden Centre and Mucros Craft Shop are located within the Walled Garden Centre.

For the most part Muckross House and Muckross Traditional Farms have universal access, however in some instances access may be limited due to the limitations of historic buildings. To assist people with reduced mobility a courtesy/transit wheelchair is available for use within the interior environs of Muckross House only. Please ask a member of staff for details.

A free complimentary coach service, with universal access, circles Muckross Traditional Farms on a regular basis.

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