Opening Hours

Open 360 Days a year. Closed for Christmas from 22nd December to 27th December 

Oct - Mar
10.00am - 4pm  
Apr - Sep
9.30am - 5pm  

Did you know?

Countess Markievicz spent 4 months here in Cork City Gaol.
Photography by Barry McCarthy






Family ticket:€25.00

(2 adults and up to 4 children)

Please note there will be a price increase for 2019
One of the best Cork Visitor Attractions
Unlock the past at Cork City Gaol Today


Educational Programmes

Cork City Gaol & Radio Museum Experience

Both the Cork City Gaol Visit, and visits to The Radio Museum Experience, provide valuable sources for projects with emphasis on history & culture, 19th Century crime, punishment & social history, architecture, early broadcasting & media studies.

Currently we have Teacher Project Sheets for both primary and second level students.

To request Teacher Project Sheets, or to obtain other specific project information email us at

Upcoming Events


Convent Avenue, Sunday’s Well, Cork City, Ireland. Tel: 021-4305022 GPS: 51.8995105,-8.49904979  
Cork City Gaol Reviews