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Castletown House is open Monday to Sunday, including Bank Holiday Mondays, from 10:00 to 18:00. Last admission is 17:00.

The house will close for the winter on 6 November 2017.


The recently restored eighteenth-century designed parklands and river walks are open every day throughout the year. There is no admission fee to walk and explore the parklands. Dogs are welcome, but must be kept on a lead and are not allowed in the lake, as there is wildlife nesting.

Opening/closing times for the gates to the estate are as follows:

Batty Langley Gate (pedestrian access):
06:30 – 21:00 April & September
06:30 – 22:15 May to August
06:30 – 22:00 October to March

Celbridge Avenue Gate (pedestrian access):
06:45 – 21:15 April & September
06:45 – 22:15 May to August
06:45 – 19:45 October to March

M4 Gate (vehicle access):
07:00 – 21:30 April & September
07:00 – 22:30 May to August
07:00 – 20:00 October to March

Entry to House and Exhibitions

16 March – 5 November
10:00 – 18:00

Adult €8
Senior €5
Student €3.50
Child (12-17) €3.50
Family €15

Entry to House and Exhibitions with Guided Tour

16 March – 5 November

Adult €10
Senior €8
Student €5
Child (12-17) €5
Family (2 Adult + 3 Children) €25

Garden and Play Area

1 May – 30 June
10:00 – 17:00

Adult €3
Senior €2
Student/Child (Over 3 years) €2
Family (2 Adults + 3 Children) €10

The Castletown Experience

1 July – 31 August and weekends in September
10:00 – 17:00

Adult €6
Senior €4
Student/Child (Over 3 years) €3
Family (2 Adults + 3 Children) €18

The Heritage Card

Get free admission to all fee-paying OPW Heritage Sites in Ireland for one year from the date of first use with the Heritage Card! Heritage Cards are available from the ticket desk in Dublin Castle and represent great value: in Dublin, for example, you can get free entry to Dublin Castle, Kilmainham Gaol or Casino Marino with the Heritage Card. To see a full list of OPW Heritage Sites in Dublin and around the country, please click here.

The Heritage Card costs as follows:

Adult €40
Senior (60+) €30
Student (valid student ID required) €10.00
Child (12-17) €10
Family (max. 2 adults & 5 children) €90

Click here for more information on the OPW Heritage Card.

School Bookings

School visits are offered free of charge, however, advance booking is required. To arrange a school visit or to enquire about our workshops and other educational sessions, please contact us.

To find out more about our education programme or to see what education resource packs we offer, please click here.

General Group Bookings

Advance booking for groups of more than eight people is required. Please contact us to enquire about group rates or to make a booking.

We offer special rates to tour operators for pre-booked tours (both guided and self-guided) for groups. Please email us for more details.