- Tourist Attractions
Suitable for ages: Young Children (4-8), Older Children (9-12) and Teenagers (13-18)
Venue type: Indoor
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.
- Toilets Available
- Parking Available On-site
Getting There and Contact Information
Sligo, County Sligo, IE
Click here to visit Sligo Abbey's website
071 914 6406
Standard Opening Times and Pricing
24th March - 12th October Daily 10.00am - 6.00pm
Adult: €4.00 Sen/Group: €3.00 Child/Student: €2.00 Family: €10.00