Visitor Information

Strokestown Park, a place of great beauty and a partaker in a national tragedy.

Strokestown House outline

Covid-19 Update

We are delighted that our Gardens have reopened. Opening hours: Wednesday to Sunday – 10:30am to 4:00 pm.

Strokestown Park House and the National Famine Museum remain closed until further notice.  Thank you for your ongoing support.  

We would like to reassure you that the health and wellbeing of our visitors and staff continue to be our number one priority. Learn more about the Fáilte Ireland Covid-19 Safety Charter here

Covid Safety Charter
Memento Mori Paula Stokes

1845: Memento Mori Exhibition by Paula Stokes
Free with Garden Entry

Saturday 29th May to 10th July 2021. 1845: Memento Mori is an outdoor Famine Memorial dedicated to the Irish Potato Famine. An installation made of 1845 handblown glass potatoes that are piled into the form of a cairn. Learn more here.
  • The Gardens open from Wednesday to Sunday: 10:30am to 4:00 pm.
  • Purchase Tickets on Day of visit at Coffee Chalet or Book now through option below

Welcome

We look forward to welcoming you to Strokestown Park and National Famine Museum and we recommend allowing approximately three hours to see the whole site. Take a guided house tour with our passionate guides or enjoy the National Famine Museum at your own pace. Explore the glorious gardens and new children’s garden trail, or wander through the woodland.

No pre-booking is required for the Museum or Gardens but it is advisable to book a House Tour.

– House (guided 60 mins)
– Museum (self-guided 45 mins)
– Gardens (self-guided at your leisure)
 

Spaces are limited to 15 on each tour and we ask that all visitors wear face coverings during your visit. 

For more information on tours, please telephone 071 963 3013 or click here to make an advance booking.  Click here for in formation on group tour bookings.  

Opening Hours

In line with government Covid-19 Level 5 restrictions, we are currently closed.

Autumn/Winter: 1 November to 16 March

House Guided Tour at 2.00pm.

Spring/Summer: 17 March to 31 October

House Guided Tours at 12:00pm, 2:00pm and 4.00pm. 

Prices

Entrance includes the guided House Tour, National Famine Museum (self-guided) and the Gardens. The Woodland Gardens are free.

– Concession: OAPs & Students: €12.50

– One/two attractions: €9.25/€12.50

– Child: €6.00 (Under 5s: Free of Charge)

– For groups over 10 people: €11.50

– Family Ticket: €29.00 (Max 2 Adults & 4 Children)

Shop & Café

The Shop at Strokestown Park stocks a selection of specialised books, gifts, souvenirs, jewellery and local crafts.  We also stock replicas relating to the Great Famine of Ireland including a copy of the Clonahee Petition.

Our Café is temporarily closed but we are planning a takeaway offering to be enjoyed in our parklands and gardens.

Accessibility

The National Famine Museum, Café and Shop are all wheelchair accessible. The Gardens and Woodland Walk are surfaced with gravel. There is wheelchair access to the House’s ground floor and staff will be happy to assist. We regret that access to the House’s first floor is restricted, however, we have information on these rooms in a folder at the welcome desk.

Assistance dogs are welcome in the house, grounds, shop and Café. Water is provided outside for visiting dogs. For the comfort and safety of other visitors, we ask that dogs are kept on a short lead at all times.

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