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Sligo Abbey

  • Sligo
  • Indoor
  • Ages 4+
  • Tourist Attractions

Attraction Information

Sligo Abbey is a significant little history stop, solely educational with no kids features added.
Known locally as the Abbey, this Dominican Friary was founded in the mid 13th century. The site contains a great wealth of carvings including Gothic and Renaissance tomb sculpture, well preserved cloister and the only sculptured 15th century high altar to survive in any Irish monastic church. This enigmatic friary will inspire and enlighten it's visitors, worth taking a sketchbook for the kids.


Image "Sligo Abbey" copyright Sergio via Flickr / Image cropped vertically from original.

Opening hours

24th March - 12th October Daily 10.00am - 6.00pm


Adult: €4.00 Sen/Group: €3.00 Child/Student: €2.00 Family: €10.00

Travel & Contact Information


, Sligo, County Sligo, IE, null

Phone number

071 914 6406



Click here to visit Sligo Abbey's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Sligo Abbey has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Sligo Abbey has not told us about their dining options.

No, Sligo Abbey is not wheelchair friendly.

No, Sligo Abbey have stated they are not pushchair friendly.

Sligo Abbey has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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