One of Ireland’s oldest towns

Explore the fascinating history of the medieval town of Kildare at Kildare Town Heritage Centre which is located in the restored 18th century Market House opposite St Brigid’s Cathedral. It features a multimedia exhibition telling the story of Kildare, past and present.

See St. Brigid’s Monastic Site, the site of a Norman Castle, Ireland’s first Turf Club. Learn about three medieval Abbeys, and much much more.


Opening Times:

Kildare Town Heritage Centre: Open Monday to Saturday


Admission Prices:

Entry Free

Rates apply for guided tours

Getting There

For information on bus & rail services, please visit

Map Location: 53.156966, -6.910462
Contact Kildare Town

Kildare Heritage Centre & Tourist Information Centre, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare

Eircode: R51 TI89
T: 045-530 672
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