Richmond Barracks
Dublin City Council

Opening Hours | Tours | Café | Prices | FAQ


Opening Hours

Monday – Friday 10:00am – 4:00pm. Daily guided tours at 11:00am and 2:00pm
Saturdays Access only on pre-booked tour at 11:00am (minimum 6 persons)
Bank Holidays Access only on pre-booked tour at 11:00am (minimum 6 persons)
Sundays Closed
Last Admission Monday – Friday 3:00pm
We are closed for lunch Between 12:45pm – 1:45pm Monday to Friday.
Latest admission for self guided tours prior to lunch is 12 noon. The Mess Cafe is open during these times.

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Tours

Guided Tours of the Barracks

Will take approx 1.5 hours and will include an exclusive tour of Goldenbridge Cemetery

 

Group Tours

Including schools, colleges, historical societies, etc. (minimum 6 persons).

To organise a group tour please contact:

Phone:  +353 1-222 8400
Email: richmondbarracks@dublincity.ie

 

Richmond Barracks will be closed for tours on the following dates/times:

  • Closed on Sundays
  • Saturdays & Bank Holidays: pre-booked 11:00am tour for groups 6+ only
  • On dates for Mondays at The Mess there are no 11am tours.
  • Closed from 1pm on Monday 27th November
  • No 11am Tour on Monday 4th December
  • Closed from 1pm on Thursday 14th December
  • Christmas Closing – Saturday 23rd December – Monday 1st January 2018 (inclusive).

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“The Mess” Café

“The Mess” Café operated by The Green Kitchen is now open for business providing fresh and tasty meals for our visitors and the local community.

Opening Hours: 10am – 4pm, Monday to Friday.

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Admission Prices

Guided Tours

Adults €8
Senior citizens €5
Students €5
Children €5
Family 2 Adults and 3 Children €17

Self-guided Visit of Richmond Barracks

Adults €6
Senior citizens €3
Students €3
Children €3
Family 2 Adults and 3 Children €15

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I buy tickets at the door? Yes.

How much does it cost? Admission with a guided tour is €8. Senior citizens and students pay €5.

Do I have to take a guided tour?  No you don’t. You can wander around yourself and the price is €6. But if you take a guided tour you will get an exclusive and haunting tour of Goldenbridge Cemetery into the bargain.

Is Richmond Barracks Closed for lunch? 

Yes, it is closed for lunch between 12:45pm – 1:45pm Monday to Friday. Latest admission for self guided tours prior to lunch is 12 noon. The Mess Cafe is open during these times.

Are there discounts for groups? Yes. Please call +353 1-222 8400

Is Richmond Barracks suitable for children? Certainly is!  We have worksheets for kids of all ages, an old fashioned class room and a scary visit to Goldenbridge Cemetery.

How can I arrange a school tour of the museum? To arrange a class visit, email richmondbarracks@dublincity.ie.

Is Richmond Barracks wheelchair accessible? Yes it is.

Is there parking?  Yes, there is free on street parking outside the barracks

Can I hold a private event at the museum? Yes, the barracks makes a perfect venue for events of all sizes.  Please call +353 1 2228400 for more information on rates.

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