The tower is 27.5 meters high and just four meters wide at the bottom.

The Round Tower visitor centre, Clondalkin contains an exhibition that explores Clondalkin’s medieval origins from the foundation of St Crónan Mo-Chua’s monastery, to revealing intriguing clues to Ireland’s Viking past. This interactive exhibition is suitable for all ages and tells the story of over 1000 years of history and heritage.

A trip to the Round Tower isn’t complete without a trip to the Happy Pear Café, where tasty healthy food meets friendly service. Dine indoors or outdoors where you can enjoy the scenic café gardens.

There is lots to see and do. Meet exciting characters, build your own round tower, or dress up in costume and imagine what Ireland was like in days gone by.


  • Discover what life was like in Clondalkin during the 1800s
  • Find out what makes the round towers of Ireland unique
  • Have a go at building your own round tower
  • Dress up in costume and imagine what Clondalkin was like in days gone by
  • Onsite Happy Pear Café and Retail Shop

Closed for 2020

“Updated 29/09/2020”



Admission Prices 2020

Free Admission

Useful Information

The centre is fully accessible with lift and toilet facilities. Complementary tours are available throughout the day. Free onsite parking.

Getting There

On the edge of Dublin city mere moments from the mountains you will find Clondalkin a heritage rich village.


Map Location: 53.322599, -6.395509
Contact The Round Tower Clondalkin

The Round Tower Visitor Centre, Tower Road, Clondalkin, Dublin 22, Ireland



Eircode: D22 DV56
T: +353 (0)1-555 4648
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