Explore 800 years of Kilkenny's rich history

Start your journey of discovery at the Medieval Mile Museum. Explore 800 years of Kilkenny’s rich history and hear stories of wealthy merchants who once ruled this city. Learn about life in medieval times from the artefacts they left behind in this wonderfully restored church and graveyard. Self-guided and Guided Museum and Graveyard tours and Medieval Mile Walking Trail.

  • 13th-Century Church: The museum is housed in the beautifully restored St. Mary’s Church, adding a historical ambience to the exhibits.
  • Medieval Artifacts: Displays include a wealth of medieval artefacts, from sculptures to manuscripts, offering deep insights into Kilkenny’s past.
  • Interactive Exhibits: Interactive exhibits make history come alive for visitors of all ages.
  • Historical Tours: Guided tours provide expert insights and detailed stories about Kilkenny’s medieval era.
  • Special Events and Programs: The museum hosts various events and educational programs, enhancing the visitor experience with unique historical perspectives.

Open Daily March to October 09:30-16:30h

Closed Tuesday & Wednesday, November to February




Rates Apply, Book Online here

Useful Information
  • Opening Hours and Admission: Check the museum’s official website for current opening hours and admission prices, as they can vary seasonally or due to special events.
  • Guided Tours: Consider joining a guided tour to gain deeper insights into the exhibits and the history of Kilkenny from knowledgeable guides.
  • Accessibility: The museum is generally accessible, but it’s a good idea to confirm any specific accessibility needs or accommodations in advance to ensure a comfortable visit.
Getting There

Located in Kilkenny City Centre. Please note there is no parking available at the Museum, but there are many carparks located around the city centre.

Map Location: 52.651859, -7.252202
Contact Medieval Mile Museum

High Street, Kilkenny City, Ireland

Eircode: R95 K276
T: +353(0) 56 781 7022
W: www.medievalmilemuseum.ie
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