Dalkey Castle And Heritage Museum Dublin


Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre is comprised of a fifteenth century fortified Town House, called Goat Castle after the Cheevers’ family who lived there in the 1600s; a tenth century Church & Graveyard dedicated to St Begnet, a Modern Exhibition Area, an Art Gallery, a Gift Shop & Dalkey Town Hall.

The Modern Exhibition Area  looks out on the St Begnet’s Church & Graveyard. It houses the Rathdown Slab, a pre-Christian burial marker which was found in St Begnet’s Graveyard.

There are Information Panels on Dalkey’s origins which began in 4500BC on Dalkey Island. The stories and legends of Dalkey such as the Dalkey Gold Rush with Etty Scott and the Crowning of the King of Dalkey are also chronicled


Weekdays 10.00am -4.30pm
Sat  / Sun / public holidays:  11.30am-4.30pm


Adult €6, Concession €5, Child €4, Family €16.