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GAA Museum And Croke Park Stadium Tour
The GAA Museum and the Croke Park Stadium Tour in Croke Park Stadium, Dublin, offers an in-depth behind the scenes look at one of the most historic and modern sporting arenas in the world.
Junior Explorer Tour for families at the GAA Museum
Attention weekend early risers! Are you looking for a Saturday morning activity that’s a bit more exciting than a trip to the playground?
The GAA Museum at Croke Park has announced it will be bringing back it’s wildly popular Junior Explorer Tour for young families on Saturday mornings from 17th February to 26th May and Cluasóg the hare can’t wait to meet a whole new batch of friends! Additional tours have also been added on Thursday 15th and Friday 16th February to keep the kiddies entertained during their mid-term break.
The family-friendly tour, created to bring to life the magic of the home of Gaelic games for younger visitors, was a sell-out success last year with the countries littlest GAA fans taking over the iconic stadium.
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Croke Park Stadium Tour
Visit Croke Park Stadium and find out what being Irish is all about!
Walk in the footsteps of legends as you experience the magic of a match day…
Croke Park is an iconic stadium steeped in history, and has been at the heart of Irish sporting and cultural life for over 100 years. Croke Park Stadium tours offer an access-all-areas trip through the home of Irish sport. Walk in the footsteps of legends as you visit the team dressing rooms before going pitch side and taking a seat in the VIP area.
Prices start at €8.50.
The GAA Museum
The new GAA Museum offers an unrivalled state-of-the-art interactive visitor experience!
The museum celebrates Ireland’s national games of hurling and Gaelic football. Test your own hurling and Gaelic football skills in the specially-designed interactive games zone. See how fast you can react, check your passing skills and practice a fingertip save of the art of the high catch.
The museum details the birth and growth of the GAA at home and abroad and its unique role in the national movement and cultural revival in Ireland. The vast collection of artifacts which include hurleys, jerseys, trophies, medals, programmes, publications and banners illustrate the development of Gaelic Games whilst preserving and presenting the unique heritage of the Gaelic Athletic Association.
Ericsson Skyline Croke Park
Enjoy the best views of Dublin from the roof of the iconic Croke Park Stadium on the exciting Ericsson Skyline tour. Accompanied by an experienced tour guide, visitors will ascent to a walkway 44 metres above the ground to take in panoramic views of the Irish capital and find out more about Dublin’s key landmarks. Ericsson Skyline includes stops at five viewing platforms along Croke Park’s 0.6km rooftop walkway.
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Croke Park Events
Throughout the year, particularly during school holidays, the museum offers family-based events. When the championship season is in full swing, the museum has a range of events for all, including the Bord Gáis Energy Legends Tour Series. Exclusive pre-match tours, hurley-making demonstrations on big match days and much more!
GAA Museum Dublin Opening Hours
January – May and September – December
Monday – Saturday: 09.30 – 17.00
Sunday & Bank Holiday: 10.30 – 17.00
June – August
Monday – Saturday: 09.30 – 18.00
Sunday & Bank Holiday: 10.30 – 17.00
*Except on match days when the museum opens at the same time as the turnstiles. On match days the museum access is restricted to match ticket holders and there is a reduced rate to visit the all-new GAA Museum.
GAA Museum Admission Rates
GAA Museum Only
- €7 for Adults
- €6 for Students/Seniors
- €5 for Children
- €18 for Family – Based on 2 adults and 2 children
- €20 for Family – Based on 2 adults and 3 children
Booking Online:- You can book online here through our booking link directly to the GAA Museum ticket sales
- €14 for Adults
- €11 for Students/Seniors
- €9 for Children Aged 3-12 yrs, Under 3 yrs are FREE
- €38 for Family – Based on 2 adults and 2 children
- €40 for Family – Based on 2 adults and 3 children
The Stadium Tour Admission includes the GAA Museum.
Booking Online:- You can book online here through our booking link directly to the Croke Park Stadium Tours ticket sales
Group bookings are accepted, subject to availablity, for a minimum of 20 persons. To make a group booking, please contact the GAA Museum directly by telephone +353 1 8192323 or email [email protected]
Note: There are no group admissions on match days. Those under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult at all times in the museum on a match day
The new Blackthorn Café is now open at the GAA Museum, with a new menu offering great food, friendly and efficient service and stylish surroundings. The Blackthorn Café is open daily, including match days. Breakfast is served daily until 11.30, with hot lunch available from 12.00 – 15.00. Choose from a wide range of delicious homemade salads, hot dishes and gourmet sandwiches made to order.
- Monday – Saturday: 09.30 – 17.00*(*Beverages and snacks to go until 18.00)
- Sunday/Bank Holiday: 10.30 – 17.00
GAA Museum On Match Days
On GAA Championship match days, the museum usually opens at the same time as the turnstiles and remains open throughout the day until one hour after the end of the match schedule. While the normal stadium tour timetable does not operate on a big match day, visitors can enjoy a pre-match guided tour of the stadium on selected match days during Championship season.
The GAA Museum is generally open on match days but access is restricted to match ticket-holders who enjoy FREE admission to the GAA Museum.
Note: There are no group admissions on match days. Those under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult at all times in the museum on a match day.
Access for visitors with special needs
The G.A.A. Museum and Croke Park Stadium Tour are both wheel-chair accessible.
Please note that the tour route is subject to change on a daily basis and it is advisable to telephone the museum in advance of visiting to check arrangements – Tel: (01) 819 2323 . Groups are required to book in advance.