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.   Immerse yourself in the spine-tingling and completely unique story of Gaelic games from ancient times to the present day.

This museum is like no other sporting museum you’ll ever visit. It not only celebrates the history of Ireland’s national games, it also brings to life how the GAA has contributed to our cultural, social and sporting heritage.

Featured exhibitions include the original Sam Maguire and Liam MacCarthy Cups, the rousing Hall of Fame, and a whole floor dedicated to the games as they are today. When you’re done exploring, get a taste of the action in the popular Interactive Games Zone, where you can test your hurling and Gaelic football skills at one of the most historic and modern sporting arenas in the world.

Croke Park Stadium Tour

The Backstage Pass

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 has been at the heart of Irish sporting life for over 100 years. With a capacity of 82,300, this magnificent stadium is actually the third largest in Europe.  Its size is only part of its greatness, however, as you’ll discover on this eye-opening, access-all-areas tour.

From quirky insights into why Croke Park’s grass is always greener to learning about defining moments in Irish history, the passionate Tour Guides will take you on an inspiring journey around our national stadium.

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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.

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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.

Kellogg’s Skyline Croke Park Tour

The High Point

Are you ready for a 17-storey high? Then bring your adventurous spirit (and your camera!) to Kellogg’s Skyline Croke Park Tour.  Located right in the heart of the city, this thrilling rooftop walkway is actually Dublin’s highest open-viewing platform and offers breathtaking panoramic views of Ireland’s vibrant capital from the mountains to the sea.

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This Dublin City tour highlights all of the capital’s main landmarks while giving you an insight into its heartfelt history, told in a uniquely charming way by the charismatic Tour Guides. Then of course there’s the sporting highlight – the incredible view from the platform that’s suspended over the Croke Park pitch itself.

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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.  Just now you can check out Teidí Tours, Hurloween Tours and Santa at the GAA Museum.

Teidí Tours

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If you go down to Croke Park today, you’re sure of a big surprise!   A ‘furry’ exciting new experience is coming to the GAA Museum.

Teidí Tours are specifically for younger visitor and each child who visits will make their very own GAA Museum sports bear to take home.

Teidí Tours include a bear making workshop and a family friendly guided tour of Croke Park.  Look here for more information about prices and what’s included in Teidí Tours.

Booking Information-
Book your ticket online in advance here.

‘Hurloween’ Tours at the GAA Museum

''Croke Park Museum''Instead of ghouls, they will be talking goals in Croke Park this Halloween at the  GAA Museum, with the return of their ‘Hurloween’ tours!

These special tours are where GAA-mad kids can learn more about Ireland’s ancient sport from the time of Setanta right up to the era of Cian Lynch!

Visit Hurloween Tours at the GAA for more information.

The Santa Experience at Croke Park 2023

"The Santa Experience at Croke Park"

The GAA Museum are delighted to announce the return of the Santa Experience to Croke Park, the home of Gaelic Games, this year.

A team from the North Pole are setting up a training camp in Croke Park and they’d love you to visit, as they prepare for their special journey around the world, on Christmas Eve.

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GAA Museum Dublin Opening Hours

Monday – Saturday: 09.30 – 17.00
Sunday & Bank Holiday: 10.00 – 17.00

*Except on match days.  Check here for more information

GAA Museum Admission Rates

GAA Museum Only

  • €9 for Adults
  • €7.50 for Students/Seniors
  • €6.50 for Children
  • €21 for Family – Based on 2 adults and 2 children
  • €22 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

Stadium Tour

  • €16 for Adults
  • €13 for Students/Seniors
  • €11 for Children Aged 3-12 yrs, Under 3 yrs are FREE
  • €43 for Family – Based on 2 adults and 2 children
  • €45 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 Rates:-

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.

Primary and Secondary School Tours

The GAA Museum love to host primary and secondary school tours. For primary schools, our Croke Park stadium tours and GAA Museum visits are always a big hit. Classes can also followtheir Junior Explorer trail around the museum or add a Cú Chulainn workshop to learn more about the history of hurling. Secondary school tours can take a history focused stadium tour, or include a walk on the roof of the stadium with their ‘Skydium’ package combining highlights of our Stadium and Kellogg’s Skyline Tour.

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Croke Park, the home of Gaelic games, is the ultimate destination for school tours, bringing together our national sport, heritage and living culture in one inspiring location.

Café in GAA Museum

There is a café in the GAA Museum which is open daily serving hot lunches, sandwiches, pastries, snacks, etc. There are also picnic facilities (outdoor) and if you are bringing a group there are indoor facilities available for your group to have a packed lunch.

GAA Museum Shop

Every purchase at the shop supports the GAA Museum.

Opening Times
Monday – Saturday 9am to 5pm
Sunday 10am to 5pm

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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.

How To Get To The GAA Museum

Buses: 1, 11, 13, 16, 44 (from O’Connell Street) 123 (from Guinness Storehouse and O’Connell Street) 33, 41, 41b, 41c (from Lower Abbey Street), 15 min walk from Connolly Station, 15 min walk from O’Connell St.
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