Until the 1920s, the British incarcerated and, in 1916, after the Easter Rising, executed, Irish political prisoners at this site.
The jail was closed in 1924 and it is now a moving place to visit.
See the audiovisual show and take a guided tour.
Opening Times - April - September: Daily 09:30 - 18:00 (last admission at 17:00)
October - March: Mon -Sat 09:30 - 17:30 (last admission at 16:30), Sunday: 10:00 - 18:00 (last admission at 17:00.
Admission is €6 for adults, €4 for seniors, €2 for children and €14 for a family. Inchicore Road, Kilmainham, (8). Phone- 453 5984.