Croke Park Museum & Stadium Tour

 

  • Get the backstage pass at Ireland's most iconic stadium
  • See the home of the GAA, and learn the origins and history of Ireland's most important sports.
  • Walk in the footsteps of sporting legends and visit the team dressing rooms before going pitch-side
  • State of the art museum detailing key events in Ireland's and the GAA's history
  • Breathtaking views of Dublin City on the Skyline Tour

 

Croke Park - A Background

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Croke Park is Ireland's (and one of Europe's) largest and most iconic sporting stadiumds, and is the home of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA). A visit to the Croke Park museum is an insight not just into Ireland's most famous sports, it showcases the history, culture and traditions surrounding Gaelic games, and how Croke Park has played a central role in Ireland's history for over 100 years.

Croke Park is the home of Ireland's largest sporting and cultural organisation, the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) - Croke Park has played host to iconic moments in Irish sport & history and to major cultural and international events.

For well over a century, the stadium has been headquarters of the GAA. Every September, two of Ireland's key sporting events - the GAA All-Ireland Football and Hurling Championship Finals – attract a capacity 82,300 fans, to witness the pinnacle of Gaelic games action - in this world famous stadium.

Croke Park Museum

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A museum like no other, the Croke Park museum allows visitors to get up close to the unique story of Gaelic games and the GAA, right from its historic origins to the present day.

This museum is like no other sporting museum you’ll ever visit. Clebrating the history of Ireland’s national games, the museum vividly brings to life how the GAA has contributed to our cultural, social and sporting heritage. Visitors will recognise how closely linked the GAA, Gaelic Games, and the Croke Park stadium have been in key historical events in the nation's history.

Featured exhibitions include the original Sam Maguire and Liam MacCarthy Cups, the Hall of Fame, and a whole floor dedicated to the games as they are today. The is also an Interactive Games Zone, where you can test your hurling and Gaelic football skills!

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Croke Park Stadium Tours

The stadium tour offers an access-all-areas trip through this magnificent home of the GAA. Follow in the footsteps of Irish sporting legends as you visit the team dressing rooms before going through the tunnel and onto pitch-side to take in the vast stadium in all its glory.

Croke Park Skyline Tour

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Grab your friends and harness your adventurous side for a trip to Croke Park’s Skyline. Scale new heights on the Skyline Tour which is a tour like no other in Dublin. You will enjoy a thrilling rooftop walk on top of this iconic stadium. Experience breathtaking panoramic views of Dublin City, as well as views of the Dublin and Wicklow Mountains, and across Dublin Bay. And of course - the incredible view of the Croke Park pitch! Tours at dusk are also available.

For one of the most unique experiences in Dublin, you can now try yoga on the Croke Park Skyline!

Stadium and Museum Tour Tickets

You can buy tickets for Croke Park Tours directly from the Croke Park website. It is recommended to book in advance.

Croke Park Tour Price

Child tickets start at €7, and adult tickets are €10, though discounts are available for families. Child, Student, Senior, Adult, and Family tickets are available. Access to the GAA Museum and the new ‘Remembering Bloody Sunday’ exhibition are complementary after your Croke Park Stadium Tour or Skyline Tour. There are also some museum-only tickets available daily at select times.

Croke Park Museum and Stadium Tour Entrance

All tours and activities start from the GAA Museum which is located in the Cusack Stand.

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Getting to Croke Park Museum and Skyline Tour

On Foot: Croke Park is about 15 minutes walk from Dublin City.

By Train: The closest railway station is Drumcondra Station, which is a 5 minute walk from the stadium. The closest DART station is Connolly Station, a 15-20 minute walk.

By Bus: Take the No 3, 11, 11a 16, 16a and 41 from the City Centre to Drumcondra Road. Visit dublinbus.ie for full details, and to plan your journey.

By Bike: Croke Park is just a short cycle from the City Centre. The nearest Dublin Bike stations are located on North Circular Road and Mountjoy Square. There is bike parking facilities available in the Cusack Stand car park.

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