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Muckross House, Gardens & Traditional Farms

The Killarney National Park, Killarney, Ireland
+353 64 663 1440
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Muckross House, Gardens, and Traditional Farms represent the focal point and nucleus of Killarney National Park. This is Ireland's oldest National Park, and it includes the world famous Lakes of Killarney, as well as the mountains and woodlands that surround them. Muckross and Killarney National Park are open daily all year round (expect the Christmas period). Please refer to website for more details on opening times & prices.
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The Killarney National Park, Killarney, Ireland
+353 64 663 1440
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is not only a castle, but also very large grounds that take several hours to fully enjoy. We enjoyed exploring the castle, up and down various stairs. The views from the top of the castle were impressive. We encountered only one "historical figure" while...More

Thank D W
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are in the Killarney you must see Muskross House and Gardens. The grounds are beautiful, the tour of the house was great. On the grounds there are horse and buggy tours that you can pay for either a full tour of the lake,...More

Thank 701charlene11
Reviewed 6 days ago

We did not have time to take a tour of the inside, but living close to the mansions in Newport, RI, we didn't feel it was a must see. If you walk around to the side facing the lake, you can see into the library....More

Thank panama2000
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It's a place not to be missed. The exterior of mansion looks beautiful and the gardens were very well maintain. Spring would be a great time to see more flowering plants. Even in early winter, there were autumn colors at the driveway to greet us....More

Thank May9938
Reviewed 6 days ago

Love to walk around the grounds the views are stunning and peaceful we do different walks still enjoy it every time

Thank Japos1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family with two children (ages 6 & 8) loved the tour. The guide took us to all there levels of the home, from the grandest of chambers all the way down to the scullery. She was super informative, well versed in the history of...More

Thank globedecker
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the guided tour at Muckross House - admission covered by the Heritage Card - and found the history interesting. The rooms and displays themselves were OK but nothing stood out dramatically. The grounds were nice without being outstanding. The cafe was fairly run...More

Thank bobjanh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped by the Muckross House as we walked through Killarney National Park. Did not have time for a tour but they are offered. Nice to see, but only walked around the perimeter of the property

Thank roropatel27
Reviewed 1 week ago

I liked the house and loved the grounds. I was a little surprised by the interior of the house. Some rooms were quite grand but many rooms including the entry was plain. I guess because it was more of a hunting lodge it wasn't very...More

Thank Jenny N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were pleasantly surprised by this tour. Very interesting and having the guided tour you get to have a small glimpse of the past and how the family lived there.

Thank joakev
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sheri k
15 June 2017|
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Response from Monica U | Reviewed this property |
They weren't blooming in mid-May (but the rhododendrons were fantastic!) so I would say they are about due now...in the US they are blooming now and Ireland is slightly ahead for the blooming season because of the additional... More
Joan P
23 April 2017|
Response from MuckrossHouse1 | Property representative |
Hi Joan, Muckross House, Gardens and Traditional Farms are worth visiting all year round. However, it is particularly beautiful in Spring/Summer when the Cherry Blossoms bloom, and there is a frothy pink and white display... More
3 February 2017|
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Response from Jolanta S | Reviewed this property |
we went not in season and we jyst went in and guide did it for us.but i know it is every hour