Opening Hours

September - April:

Friday to Monday: 10am until 4pm

Tuesday - Thursday: Closed

Please note: Temporarily closed until

4th December 2020


Did you know?

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


Please note: Temporarily closed until 4th December 2020

Adults: €10.00

Student: €8.50

OAP: €8.50

Child: €6.00

Family ticket: €30.00 (2 adults and up to 4 children)

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: Czech, Dutch, English, French, German, Irish, Italian, Polish & Spanish
  • Guided Tours in English (July and August only): included in Admission price.
  • 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 Coffee Shop: Weekends in June and 7 days per week in July and August. Serving hot and cold drinks and a selection of snacks.

Cork City Gaol Reviews


Location Map →

GPS: 51.8995105,-8.49904979


Convent Avenue,
Sunday’s Well,
Cork City,

Tel: 021-4305022