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  • Phoenix Park Visitor Centre and Ashtown Castle

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addressPhoenix Park


Phone+353(0)16770095

Fax+353(0)16726454

Emailphoenixparkvisitorcentre@opw.ie

Webphoenixpark.ie



Opening Times

The Phoenix Park Visitor Centre displays information and historical interpretations of the Phoenix Park from 3500BC to the present day. Temporary exhibitions are also regularly on display in the centre.

Adjoining the Visitor Centre is the fully restored Ashtown Castle, a medieval tower house that probably dates before the 17th century. The castle had been incorporated into an 18th century mansion and was 'rediscovered' when this building was demolished due to dry rot.

There is coffee shop across the court yard and you can visit the Victorian walled kitchen gardens. These beautifully maintained gardens are well worth a look and on the second Saturday of each month at 10.30 am the gardeners give a talk to the public.

Facilities available include, Audio-visual presentation, exhibitions, toilets, disabled toilets, car/coach park and restaurant/picnic tables.

Access for people with disabilities to the ground floor.

  • Operating Hours

    1 Apr - 31 Dec

    MON 10:00 - 18:00
    TUES 10:00 - 18:00
    WED 10:00 - 18:00
    THU 10:00 - 18:00
    FRI 10:00 - 18:00
    SAT 10:00 - 18:00
    SUN 10:00 - 18:00
  • Operating Hours

    1 Jan - 31 Mar

    MON closed
    TUES closed
    WED 09:30 - 17:30
    THU 09:30 - 17:30
    FRI 09:30 - 17:30
    SAT 09:30 - 17:30
    SUN 09:30 - 17:30

(subject to change)