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  • Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre

Historic Houses & Castles

addressDalkey Castle and Heritage Centre , Castle Steet , Dalkey


Phone+353(0)12858366

Emailinfo@dalkeycastle.com

Webdalkeycastle.com



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Dalkey Castle in Dublin includes many living history actors who show visitors skills and cultural features from the 1500s in Ireland – such as an archer shooting a longbow, a cook making hedgehog pie and a barber surgeon offering haircuts.

Panoramic views of sea and mountains can be seen from the castle battlements. Visitors can also explore the early Christian church and graveyard, dedicated to St. Begnet.

An interactive timeline in the Heritage Centre is available, beginning from early Christian through Viking, Medieval, Victorian and modern times in Dalkey (available in 12 languages).

The area also features a Writers’ Gallery with literary and creative connections to Joyce, Beckett, Bono and Maeve Binchy.

  • Operating Hours

    1 Jan - 31 Mar

    MON 10:00 - 17:00
    TUES closed
    WED 10:00 - 17:00
    THU 10:00 - 17:00
    FRI 10:00 - 17:00
    SAT 11:00 - 17:00
    SUN 11:00 - 17:00
  • Operating Hours

    1 Nov - 31 Dec

    MON 10:00 - 17:00
    TUES closed
    WED 10:00 - 17:00
    THU 10:00 - 17:00
    FRI 10:00 - 17:00
    SAT 11:00 - 17:00
    SUN 11:00 - 17:00
  • Operating Hours

    1 Apr - 31 May

    MON 10:00 - 17:30
    TUES closed
    WED 10:00 - 17:30
    THU 10:00 - 17:30
    FRI 10:00 - 17:30
    SAT 11:00 - 17:30
    SUN 11:00 - 17:30
  • Operating Hours

    1 Sep - 31 Oct

    MON 10:00 - 17:30
    TUES closed
    WED 10:00 - 17:30
    THU 10:00 - 17:30
    FRI 10:00 - 17:30
    SAT 11:00 - 17:30
    SUN 11:00 - 17:30
  • Operating Hours

    1 Jun - 31 Aug

    MON 10:00 - 18:00
    TUES closed
    WED 10:00 - 18:00
    THU 10:00 - 18:00
    FRI 10:00 - 18:00
    SAT 11:00 - 18:00
    SUN 11:00 - 18:00

(subject to change)