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The Phoenix Park

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Attraction Information

Admission is free to a lively and entertaining self guiding exhibition on the history and the wildlife of the Phoenix Park which is on display in the Visitor Centre. Here the visitor can enjoy a historical interpretation of the park from 3500 B.C. to the present day and can also view a 20 minute audio visual presentation on the Phoenix Park through the ages.

There is also an Exhibition Room for visiting art exhibitions where exhibitions in various media and art and craft demonstrations take place regularly.
Adjoining the Visitor Centre is the fully restored Ashtown Castle, a 17th century medieval tower house to explore.

Every Sunday morning free children's workshops on nature awareness, history and heritage and arts and crafts take place, suitable for ages 6 to 12 years inclusive, between 11am and midday. Materials are provided and adult supervision is required.


Image copyright William Murphy via Flickr / Image cropped vertically from original.

Opening hours

Guided Tours: 10.30am to 3.30pm daily. Closed 24th to 30th December inclusive, and also January 1st.



County Dublin,

Phone number

01 820 5800


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There is an onsite shop

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