The Centre offers the visitor a first class experience with a ‘must-see’ exhibition, tracing the music and history of The Kilfenora Ceili Band, a spacious gift shop and a country-style tea room.
A 12 minute film by world renowned environmentalist and much admired film producer, Eamon de Buitlear, traces the story of the formation of the Burren from 320 million years ago.
The ‘Walk Through Time’ exhibition traces the geological formation of the magnificent Burren region. The Burren Centre is truly a gateway to the Burren experience, in terms of its location in Kilfenora, and the comprehensive information it provides to those wishing to explore the Burren and its history.
Beautifully displayed artefacts, original works of art, enthralling audio visual and interactive experiences together with dramatic life-like reproductions of human activity all combine to provide an insight into the rich history and heritage of the Burren.
Relax in homely tea-rooms and sample some excellent traditional and local cuisine. Browse through the creatively designed, bright and spacious craft shop for unique gifts and souvenirs.
Open Daily Mid-March to October
Mid-March to May: 10:00 – 17:00
June to August: 09:30 – 17:30
September to October: 10:00 – 17:00
Last admission: 40 minutes before closing
Visit duration: approx 40 minutes
Closed: November to mid-March
Admission Prices 2018
Senior (aged 65+): €5.00
Student (with valid ID): €5.00
Child (aged 6-15): €4.00
Child (under 6): Free
Family (2 adults & 3 children): €20:00
LANGUAGES: Free information leaflets available in English, German, French, Italian and Irish.
The audio-visual display and exhibition is offered in German, Dutch, Italian and French.
DINING / REFRESHMENTS: Tea room serving tasty light lunch options, Irish Stew and homemade scones.
SHOPPING: Gift shop selling crafts and souvenirs.
PARKING: Ample free car parking on-site. Free coach parking in the village square, directly in front of the Burren Centre.
ACCESSIBILITY: The Centre is fully wheelchair accessible with accessible toilet.
GROUPS: Group rates available (minimum 12 people). Pre-booking required.
ACCOLADES & AWARDS:
Kilfenora is just a 45 minute drive from Shannon International Airport; 70 minutes from Killimer Car Ferry and 60 minutes from Galway or Limerick.
Ceili Band Parlour, Kilfenora, Co. Clare, Ireland
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