Opening Hours

Open 360 Days a year.

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


  • Guide Book available in 11 different languages: Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Irish, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian & Spanish
  • Audio Guide available in 9 different languages: Dutch, English,Irish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish & Spanish
  • Guided Tours in English: every 30 minutes included in Admission price. (July and August only)
  • School tours: for more information click here
  • Evening tours: for more information click here
  • Group Bookings: for more information click here
  • Coach & Car Parking: on street (Maximum parking 2 hours, no disk required)
  • Toilets (including Wheelchair accessible toilet and baby changing unit)
  • Wheelchair Access (partial): for more information click here
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Picnic Area
  • Tourist Information
  • Open-top Bus Pick-up/Set-down (March to November) Please see for timetable and ticket information.
  • Gatehouse Café: Weekends in June and September and 7 days per week in July and August

Upcoming Events


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