Join us during Heritage Week as our tour guides share their favourite stories of the people, places, and objects from Athlone’s history that are displayed in our Visitor Centre.
FREE guided tour per paid admission. Only 20 places are available at 2.00pm on the dates below. Book online to secure your place.
Event: Guided Tour of Athlone Castle Visitor Centre - FREE with paid admission
Event Venue: Athlone Castle, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Date: Saturday, August 17; Monday, August 19; Tuesday, August 20; Thursday, August 22; and Friday, August 23 2019
Tour Time: 2.00pm to 3.00pm . Please arrive at least 15 minutes early - with your ticket.
Limited Availability: There are only 20 places per day on the tour. Book now below.
Senior (aged 60+): €6.50
Student (with valid ID): €6.00
Child (aged 4-15): €6.00
Toddlers (aged 0-3): Free
Family (2 adults & up 2 children): €23:00
Family (2 adults & up to 4 children): €28:00
BOOK ONLINE NOW - Places are limited, book online now.
Athlone is located in the centre of Ireland and is very easily accessed from every part of the country. Athlone Castle Visitor Centre sits on the banks of the mystical River Shannon in the heart of Athlone.
Driving directions to Athlone
Athlone is on the M6 motorway which runs (together with the M4) from Dublin to Galway. Athlone is only 1 hour and 20 minutes drive from Dublin airport, and Galway is just an hour away.
The most direct exit is Exit 11 for the town centre, and continue toward Northgate Street, take a right at the traffic lights and cross the bridge, you can’t miss the Castle.
Seew location map below.
GPS Coordinates: Latitude 53.4231032, Longitude -7.942819699999973