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Athlone Castle Visitor Centre is situated in the heart of the Midlands, on the west bank of the river Shannon adjacent to St Peter and Pauls Church and the Luan Gallery. It was reopened in November 2012 following extensive renovations. The 13th...more
All reviewsathlone castleinteractive displaysself guided tourwell worth a visitthe riverinteresting placeinteresting historygreat for kidsreally enjoyed our visitgreat place to visitall ageson displayfriendly staffsean's barsiegedresscostumes
This really exceeded our expectations. The castle was incredibly well maintained and the displays outstanding. The siege video was really educational but a little gruesome for children. The displays of the Jacobites and Williamites were really impressive. The keep had some amazing items which brings...More
Not your typical, somewhat dry museum - this place was great fun! In addition to learning more about this history of the area (and nation), we loved the costumes. Dressed my hubby up an the English Lord and bro-in-law as a Viking. Not sure they...More
We went hoping to see some interior details of a castle and we saw a mostly finished interior that houses a museum.
The museum provided a lot of information about the history of the castle and Atlone, it just wasn't quite what we were looking...More
This visitors center is great. The way they take you through the history of the castle is very well done. They use multiple types of media, including computer based, audio, art, video, but best of all was Tom. Retired after many many many years of...More
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We were charged 20 euro for 3 children and 2 adults. A family in Ireland is often inclusive of 2 adults and 3 children due to larger family sizes, and to be honest this is a reasonable price as the museum is interesting but... More
We were charged 20 euro for 3 children and 2 adults. A family in Ireland is often inclusive of 2 adults and 3 children due to larger family sizes, and to be honest this is a reasonable price as the museum is interesting but small.