Butlers The Factory Tour

Visit Butlers, The Factory Tour – the ultimate chocolate discovery tour in Ireland for chocolate lovers of all ages.

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Butlers, The Factory Tour is a winning choice when it comes to making special family memories.

Immerse yourself in a magical world of chocolate artistry at Butlers, The Factory Tour.

A dream come true for kids and adults alike, discover for yourself what really goes on behind the doors of a real working chocolate factory.

Visitors will be able to watch the process of how the ingredients are combined together to transform into boxes of luxury chocolates, chocolate bars, fudge, toffee and hot chocolate.

The tour lasts approximately 90 minutes and includes a movie on the origins of chocolate and the history of Butlers, dedicated time to soak up the facts in the chocolate museum and enjoy a fascinating bird’s eye view of the factory on a glass-paneled walkway. Dress like a Butlers chocolatier in a lab coat and mob cap and of course, there is complimentary chocolate tasting along the way.

Finish the day by decorating a chocolate novelty with lashings of melted liquid chocolate and chocolate flakes, wrapped up and tied with a bow to bring home (if it lasts that long!).

Afterwards, why not pick up one of Butlers famous hot chocolates or delicious coffees in their onsite Butlers Chocolate Café while uncovering a brand new appreciation for the chocolate mastery involved in creating a special Butlers moment. Need to cool down after the tour? It’s a must to treat yourself to Butlers Chocolate ice cream, available exclusively at Butlers, The Factory Tour.

Butlers, The Factory Tour is easy to access – just 5 minutes from the M50/M1 junction near the airport. Tours run Tuesday to Friday 10.00 and 13.00 and on Saturday 12.00 and 14.30 – booking is essential.

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Have fun in the interactive mini factory and see up close some of the areas you will have seen on the factory floor and try your hand at decorating – you can even bring your own decorated chocolate home!

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Butlers Chocolate Movie

Travel through time in the world of chocolate in their cinema. Discover how the Aztecs created the first known chocolate and find out how the taste for chocolate developed all over the world. Hear about the history of Butlers and unearth some interesting facts about our origins and where we are today.

Chocolate Museum

Explore this treasure trove full of chocolate and Butlers memorabilia.  Enjoy a rainforest experience, see artefacts from the Aztecs and follow the journey of chocolate and Butlers to the present day.

Chocolate Gallery

See for yourself, the factory in operation from the Chocolate Gallery, enjoying a bird’s eye view of the chocolates being created from start to finish by Butler’s chocolatiers. This part of the experience is both fascinating and educational.

The Factory Tour

The ultimate part of the tour where participants get the chance to dress like a chocolatier and try their hand at decorating their own chocolate novelty, which they then bring home. Enjoy demonstrations of how chocolates are enrobed and shells are filled and decorated.

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School Tours And Birthdays Parties at Butler’s, The Factory Tour

Butlers, The Factory Tour is the ideal place for a school tour or to host a birthday party. It is both educational and fun for children and sure to be something they will remember and cherish.

There is lots for the children to see and do as they witness the magic and wonder of a real life chocolate factory. The children will learn all about the origins of chocolate and the history of Butlers Chocolates. The children can wander around the interactive chocolate museum with optional worksheets. They will enjoy an up-close chocolate demonstration from one of Butler’s chocolatiers, learning the interesting techniques of how individual chocolates are created. Why not unleash the competitive chocolate spirit and decorate your own chocolate figure with lashings of liquid chocolate and chocolate flakes of course!n and even decorate their own personalised Butlers Chocolate bear to take home! Personalised participant certificates are available on request.

School Tours & Groups – Pack your Mála

Butlers, the Factory Tour is one of the best school tour destinations in Leinster! It’s educational, informative and most importantly, great fun.

All participants will enjoy the full Butlers Factory Tour experience. Their expert tour guides are on hand every step of the way and will personalise each tour to suit the age group attending.
From Montessori to primary and secondary schools, language schools and college trips, they have all the ingredients for a memorable day out for up to 75 participants!
– Teachers/SNAs/Group Leaders go free (1:10 ratio)
– Our secure outdoor picnic area is available for students to enjoy their packed lunch before or after the tour.

Online School Tour and Group Prices:

  • Adult – €16.95
  • Child – €16.95
  • Child under 3 – Free

Butlers Factory Tour + Croke Park School Package 2024

Calling all Schools… Take two tours, Make one booking!
Enjoy the full Butlers Factory Tour experience and then visit the iconic Croke Park Stadium.

Go behind the scenes at Croke Park on this famous Stadium Tour and walk in the footsteps of legends!
Visit the team dressing rooms, before going pitchside via the players’ tunnel and taking a seat in the VIP area. You’ll also enjoy incredible views of the pitch from the media centre in the upper tier.

Your trip to Croke Park includes:

– Guided behind-the-scenes tour of Croke Park

– Learn about the history of the iconic stadium

– Visit the GAA Museum and discover the treasures including the original Sam Maguire and Liam MacCarthy Cups.

– Test your hurling, camogie and football skills in the interactive games area

Visit Butlers, the Factory Tour and enjoy a Croke Park Stadium tour for just €23 per student.
Please get in touch with us by email to [email protected] to find out more and make your booking.

Chocolate Birthdays Parties

Children of all ages will have a birthday to remember at Butlers. The Factory Tour. Simply bring along your own birthday guests and leave the rest to us!

Butlers is a great location for birthday parties. Just bring your own cake and they will organise the rest. While the kids are having fun discovering all Butlers Factory Tour has to offer, parents can enjoy a coffee and catch up in the onsite Butlers Chocolate Café.

Standard birthday party- (Between 10 and 20 kids)
Birthday Party Adult – €16.95
Birthday Party Child – €16.95
Child under 3 with an accompanying adult – Free

Standard birthday parties include the Butlers Factory Tour experience as well as a birthday badge and birthday card for the birthday child.

The Butlers Birthday Party Package (Between 15 – 20 kids)
Birthday Party Adult – One supervisory adult ticket is complimentary, additional adults are €16.95
Birthday Party Child – €20
Child under 3 – Free

The Butlers Birthday Party Package includes all the delicious chocolatey elements of standard entry plus the following complimentary birthday upgrades:

-The use of our VIP birthday party room for 30 minutes after the tour includes;
– 2 x slices of pizza per child
– Bring your own birthday cake (cutlery and napkins are provided)
-A special birthday badge and birthday card for the guest of honour
-One complimentary adult ticket with a party of over 15 children (Additional adults are €16.95)
-Unlimited juice
-Our secure outdoor picnic area is available for your use before or after the party
-Chocolate tasting for everyone!

All birthday parties must be booked in advance. Book yours here!

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Butlers, The Factory Tour Facilities

  • Butlers Chocolate Café onsite offering a range of beverages, confectionery and sweet treats
  • Butlers Chocolate ice cream available exclusively at Butlers, The Factory Tour
  • Plenty of parking onsite
  • Disabled Access
  • Baby changing facilities

Butlers, The Factory Tour Opening Times

Butlers The Factory Tour is open from Tuesday-Sunday, for guided tours only. Guided tours run Tuesday-Sunday three times daily at 10:00 am, 13.00 pm and 15:30 pm subject to availability and MUST be booked in advance. There is no factory production on weekends.

Butlers, The Factory Tour Tickets And Family Admission

  • Butlers, The Factory Tour:
    • Adult – €16.95 per person This includes: Chocolate Movie, Chocolate Museum, Chocolate Gallery, an up-close demo from one of their chocolatiers and last but not least an opportunity to create your own chocolate figure!
    • Child – €16.95
    • Family Price €58.00 – (2 adults and 2 children under 12, each additional child is €16.95)
    • Senior €15.25

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Directions To Butlers, The Factory Tour In Dublin

Butlers, The Factory Tour is located in Clonshaugh Business Park, Oscar Traynor Road, Dublin 17 – just five minutes from the junction of M1 and M50.

  • M50/M1 Interchange (Northbound on the M50)

When approaching the end of the M50 towards the start of the M1, take the left lane signposted for the City Centre. Once on the exit keep left as you will be taking the exit just before the Port Tunnel for Coolock. At the roundabout take the 1st exit onto Oscar Traynor Road. Continue for approximately 1km until you come to the third set of traffic lights, you will see the entrance to Clonshaugh Business Park on your left hand side. Butlers Chocolates is the 4th turn on your left once you enter the estate and is the first building on your right.

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