Croke Park Stadium Tours

Follow in the footsteps of Ireland’s sporting legends on the Croke Park Stadium Tour!

Visit Croke Park Stadium and find out what being Irish is all about!

Croke Park is an iconic stadium, steeped in history, and has been at the heart of Irish sporting and cultural life for over 100 years.  Take a trip here and enjoy an unrivalled state-of-the-art interactive visitor experience and find out more about Ireland’s unique national games and the fastest field game in the world – hurling and Gaelic football.

Croke Park Stadium Tours offer an access-all-areas trip through the home of Irish sport.  Walk in the footsteps of legends as you visit the team dressing rooms before going pitchside and taking a seat in the VIP area.  Enjoy panoramic views from the top tier of the stand – 30 meters above the famous pitch. 

Explore the museum with its new exhibition galleries that vividly illustrate the story of Gaelic games from ancient times to the present day. Test your own hurling and football skills in the interactive games zone – a must for museum visitors of all ages!

Tour Times

Guided tours of Croke Park Stadium take place throughout the year as follows**

January - April and September - December
Monday-Friday: 11.00, 13.00 and 15.00
Saturday: 10.00, 11.00, 12.00, 13.00, 14.00 and 15.00
Sunday & Bank Holiday: 11.00, 12.00, 13.00, 14.00 and 15.00

May
Monday-Friday: 11.00, 13.00 and 15.00
Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holiday: 10.00, 11.00, 12.00, 13.00, 14.00 and 15.00 

June
Monday - Friday: 11.00, 13.00, 15.00 and 16.00
Saturday:  10.00, 11.00, 12.00, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00 and 16.00
Sunday & Bank Holiday:  10.00, 11.00, 12.00, 13.00, 14.00 and 15.00

July and August
Monday - Saturday: 10.00, 11.00,  12.00, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00 and 16.00
Sunday & Bank Holiday:  10.00, 11.00, 12.00, 13.00, 14.00 and 15.00


 **the standard stadium tour does not run on match/event days. Check out what events take place in the GAA Museum on match days

August 2014 - due to matches taking place in Croke Park, please note the following changes to stadium tour schedule:

August 17th - pre-match stadium tour only at 10.30

August 24th - pre-match stadium tour only at 10.30
 

August 30th - pre-match stadium tour only at 10.00

August 31st - pre-match stadium tour only at 10.30

Taking a Tour

All patrons are advised to note the following in relation to the tour:

  • The duration of the tour is approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes.  The tour itself takes about 1 hour and is preceded by a short-film A Sunday in September (20 mins)
  • Comfortable shoes and warm clothing on colder days are recommended
  • Patrons are advised that there is a lot of walking involved in the stadium tour and it incorporates steps, ramps and escalators but not lifts
  • It is essential that patrons remain with the tour guide for the entire duration of the tour
  • Entry onto the pitch is strictly forbidden
  • All tours are wheel chair accessible
  • The tour route is subject to change on a daily basis.
  • Groups of 20 or more are required to book in advance.

Croke Park is a working venue and stadium tours operate throughout the year but can sometimes be affected by the busy events schedule in the stadium.

Opening Hours
Mon-Sun: 9:30 - 17:00