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Newgrange/Brú na Bóinne

Newgrange/Brú na Bóinne
Co. Meath,
Phone: +353 41 988-0300
Fax: +353 41 982-3071

Local Information: Donore, Co. Meath

About Newgrange/Brú na Bóinne

  • Newgrange/Brú na Bóinne

Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre, opened in 1997, is designed to present the archaeological heritage of the Boyne Valley, which includes the megalithic passage tombs of Newgrange and Knowth. The Centre is the starting point for all visits to both monuments, and contains extensive interpretative displays and viewing areas.

All visitors wishing to visit Newgrange and Knowth must begin their visit at the Visitor Centre. There is no direct access to these monuments.

All admission tickets are issued at Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre.

  • Last tour of monuments 1hour 30mins. before closing time of the Centre.
  • Last admission to Visitor Centre 45 mins. before closing.
  • All groups of 15 or more must book in advance.

Please note that this is a very busy site and visitors must expect a delay in the summer months if visiting Newgrange and Knowth and access is not guaranteed. Groups which have pre-booked are expected at Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre at the appointed time, not at the monuments.

Opening Times

March-April Daily: 09:30-17:30 May Daily: 09:00-18:30 June-Mid September Daily: 09:00-19:00 Mid Sept-End September Daily: 09:00-18:30 October Daily: 09:30-17:30 Nov-Feb Daily: 09:30-17:00 Newgrange opens all year round. Knowth opens May - October.

Average Length of Visit

Centre 1 hour Centre & Newgrange 2 hours Centre & Knowth 2 hours Centre & Newgrange & Knowth 3 hours

Newgrange/Brú na Bóinne Map

Note: Map is an approximate indication ONLY. Please contact Newgrange/Brú na Bóinne for directions and precise location prior to your visit.

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