Discover the secrets of the town's formidable past–a haven for travellers since the early 600’s.

A special place to visit and relax in the lush green landscape of west Waterford. Set at the foot of the Knockmealdown mountains, this town has been a haven for travellers since the early 600’s. Connect with the monks of old, Norman’s, Vikings and Bishops who all passed through this town and left their mark in different ways to make the town what it is today. Immerse yourself in a 360 degree virtual reality experience of the rooms inside Lismore Castle. Here you will hear about the historical figures who shaped Lismore town through the ages, from entrepreneurs and adventures, Hollywood stars and world leaders who have spent time in this beautiful home overlooking the majestic Blackwater River.

Lady Louisa’s Walk–primarily a woodland walk along the riverbank where you can expect to find woodland plants such as beech, ash, ferns, spindle tree, holly and ivy as well as wood sorrel, golden saxifrage and wild garlic.

  • Taking you through the history of Lismore
  • The Robert Boyle Room, where you can learn about the ‘Father of Modern Chemistry’, and uncover alchemy and witch craft
  • Come face to face with the historic figures that shaped Lismore Town at the Museum
  • Kids will love the Family Fun Pack with history and nature trail
  • Woodland walks, where you can marvel in the flora and fauna
  • The Lismore Retail Experience
Open Year Round

Opening Times

Open Year Round


Admission Prices

Heritage Centre Free Admission

See the website for Virtual Reality Experience prices


Useful Information

Heritage Centre and Tourist Information Point. Free parking.

Getting There

Situated on the N72 between Waterford and Mallow/Killarney

Map Location: 52.137450, -7.932493
Contact Lismore Heritage Centre

Lismore, Co. Waterford, Ireland

Eircode: P51 TP26
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