Secondary School Tours


The stunning exhibition at King John’s Castle brings to life over 800 years of dramatic local history

21st century touch-screen technology, 3D models and discovery drawers are among the exciting techniques that will connect visitors to tales of siege and warfare. In the busy courtyard a blacksmiths forge and scenes from a seventeenth century siege can be experienced. The sights, scenes and sounds of King John’s Castle and its environs all combine to recreate the atmosphere of the era.

This Self Guided Tour is €8.00 per student


Call 061-370500


Guided Tour

Your costumed guide will take you around the interpretive centre and full castle. This fun interactive tour is the best way to discover the history of King John’s Castle. Your group will be lead by a costumed character through over 800 years of history. To finish they can divide into groups and complete the castle clue trail.

Duration 2 hours

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Guided tours available on request.

Call 061-370501