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Visual Carlow

Old Dublin Road, Carlow, Ireland
+353 59 917 2400
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One of the best tourist attractions in Carlow

I have been to numerous exhibitions here for work and with family and it never fails to disappoint... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Laurajane94
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Carlow, Ireland
Lovely venue, a bit pricey for Carlow

Went to see a comedy gig here which is great that some big acts are coming to the Visual. Although... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Margie S
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Experience your world in a new way. See thought provoking art in the largest gallery space in Ireland. Watch great theatre.Iconic arts centre in the heart of Carlow town, with four world class gallery spaces and a 320-seat performance space.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“great venue” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Old Dublin Road, Carlow, Ireland
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

I have been to numerous exhibitions here for work and with family and it never fails to disappoint. The design of the building is lovely and it is wonderful to see such a fascination place in Carlow. The playground exhibition was really nice and a...More

Thank Laurajane94
VISUALcarlow, Public Relations Manager at Visual Carlow, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Laurajane94, it is lovely of you to review us. This year we are showing It's A Wonderful Life again, as well as Mary Poppins and Singin' In the Rain. I do hope you get to come back for one of those!

Reviewed 15 October 2017

Went to see a comedy gig here which is great that some big acts are coming to the Visual. Although, It was a bit pricey just for water and peanuts even! The toilets are up way too high, my feet didn't even touch the floor!...More

Thank Margie S
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped off at the visual exhibition centre and perhaps it's just me but I have been to a fair few art galleries and installations over the years but I just didn't get the art on show today. Spinning blankets and speakers playing music no...More

Thank thelaminator2
Ann M, CEO at Visual Carlow, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Hi thelaminator2, Thanks for taking the time to post a review. We have three exhibition seasons a year, and each one will have different themes and types of work. Our Summer Season included the Annual Carlow Arts Festival Open Submission exhibition, which included the work...More

Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped here and had a little visit of this ultra modern building in carlow next to a stunning college . We also had dinner underneath it in Lennons which was brilliant . The whole place has stunning modern architecture and caters for all

Thank Martino B
VISUALcarlow, Manager at Visual Carlow, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thanks for the 4*'s Martino. Delighted that you got the full experience in VISUAL!

Reviewed 15 July 2017

i when to see a play here last weekend and i loved it plus im not a theatre person but have to say i will be going to more theres all so a bar on site with lovelly food

Thank Nigel K
Management response:Responded 20 July 2017

Thanks for the five stars, Nigel! We look forward to seeing you here again

Reviewed 3 June 2017

Well worth a visit, a great facility for carlow and located in beautiful grounds, next to a fantastic restaurant.

Thank Lennon2015
Reviewed 18 March 2017

I love going to the Visual, it is one of the best venues in the South East. I brought 14 kids, ranging from 10-4, to Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at Christmas. They all loved the movie. The theatre was warm, comfortable and the kids could...More

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VISUALcarlow, Public Relations Manager at Visual Carlow, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Thanks so much for your review! I do hope they all get to play in The Playground Project which is open until May.

Reviewed 17 March 2017

Modern & contemporary the Visual is a super place to catch a exhibition, show or gig. Nice bar, friendly staff and a nice overall environment. I try visit as often as I can.

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VISUALcarlow, Public Relations Manager at Visual Carlow, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Thanks Stephen, We appreciate you reviewing the space for other travellers!

Reviewed 17 March 2017

Visual in Carlow is one of the best galleries on the island or Ireland, with its well thought out programme and outreach programs it is a hive of activity. Well worth a visit if you are either in Carlow or passing by on the nearly...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Came here to see a comedy act last year with sister, i found the place difficult to navigate. The place was very clean and kept to a great standard. The act was great with a resonable price. The booklets are great to see the upcoming...More

Thank Lisa C
VISUALcarlow, Manager at Visual Carlow, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2017

Hi Lisa, thanks for that feedback. Can we ask did you find it difficult to navigate inside the building or from car park?

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