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Muckross House, Gardens & Traditional Farms

The Killarney National Park, Killarney, Ireland
+353 64 663 1440
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Muckross House, Gardens, and Traditional Farms represent the focal point and nucleus of Killarney National Park. This is Ireland's oldest National Park, and it includes the world famous Lakes of Killarney, as well as the mountains and woodlands that surround them. Muckross and Killarney National Park are open daily all year round (expect the Christmas period). Please refer to website for more details on opening times & prices.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
The Killarney National Park, Killarney, Ireland
+353 64 663 1440
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Reviewed 8 July 2016

The Muckross House guided tour incorporated information about the family, the time period, the home's features and reasons for those features, and even the unique varieties of wood used for the furniture (which were of great interest to the wood aficionados in our family). We...More

Thank elleen7
Reviewed 8 July 2016

The grounds surrounding the house are well maintained. During our visit the house was not open. It appears as if sone restoration is underway. there are benches in front of the house that are fund to sit on.

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful country estate. Tour was 9 Euros per person. We felt it was worth it. There is an excellent gift shop and cafeteria style resto that had a wide selection of food, dessert, coffee etc. The views are something else. We had to take a...More

1  Thank OttawaFamily6
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Even when the weather is not at it's best this is a must see. If you are on a budget you can walk around the beautiful gardens for free & plenty of space for kids to have a run around & explore. My favourite is...More

1  Thank ainetaylor
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Reservations a must because sells out for dinner show. There was much less dancing than expected. Only 4 dances in 90 min but the music was good, and the food was decent and the service was superb. Really enjoyed overall. In Dublin of course the...More

Thank LuvT-L
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful home! Price is reasonable. You must take a guided tour to see inside the home. But, it's worth it. Our tour guide was very good and provided many interesting tidbits of information about the various owners, furniture, paintings, chandeliers, hunting trophy's, etc., In addition...More

1  Thank J-from-Marysville
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Visited with the kids 14,10&6 cost to enter the house was €32. If you're a fan of Downton Abbey this house is a must. It's by guided tour only. The tour is for an hour all rooms you visit have fans and humidifiers in them...More

1  Thank Losttraveller2011
Reviewed 7 July 2016

We enjoyed a brief stop to visit this beautiful house and its garden. Its quite a big garden with a lake. House ride is available to take your around the garden and lake. Nice experience.

1  Thank FLS8
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Great afternoon. Took a jaunting cart up to the waterfall. Roamed through the beautiful gardens. Visited the traditional farms which were great for the kids. Lots of room to run and play between the farms. Houses well kept with ladies in each explaining the homes...More

Thank shm74zoom
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

We took a tour of Muckross House (quite expensive I thought) and it was very well done. Disappointing that photography not permitted inside but not the end of the world. Lift available for those with mobility issues. The history and stories very interstitial and the...More

1  Thank Family4Perth
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sheri k
Hello, Would any one know when the Hydrangeas are blooming at the Muckross House in Killarney? Thank you
15 June 2017|
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Response from ukienomad | Reviewed this property |
I believe they are in bloom now. The gardens all around Ireland are amazing. I have seen a lot of hydrangea in every color in many places. Enjoy.
Joan P
We will be there in August. Are the gardens worth visiting at that time of year? What would be in bloom? Thank you!
22 April 2017|
Response from MuckrossHouse1 | Property representative |
Hi Joan, Muckross House, Gardens and Traditional Farms are worth visiting all year round. However, it is particularly beautiful in Spring/Summer when the Cherry Blossoms bloom, and there is a frothy pink and white display... More
Aloha, I see that the guided house tours are about an hour long, but can you please tell me when and how often the tours are given; e.g. every hour on the half hour or every hour at the top of the hour, etc.?
2 February 2017|
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Response from Jolanta S | Reviewed this property |
we went not in season and we jyst went in and guide did it for us.but i know it is every hour