Plan a Visit
The Irish National War Memorial Gardens are open all year round, except Christmas Day.
Monday – Friday: 8am – dusk.
Saturday – Sunday: 9.30am – dusk.
Please contact us for exact closing hours on any given day.
There are entrances to the gardens from both Con Colbert Road, and from the Phoenix Park end of the South Circular Road.
Buses serving the area are numbers 51, 68 and 69 from Aston Quay. Check the Dublin Bus website for up to date schedules. Car parking is available from the South Circular Road entrance.
Drag the yellow figure to the red pin to explore the site at streetview level.
It is possible to visit the bookrooms and the interior exhibited items by contacting us in advance of your visit.
The average length of a visit to the gardens is one to two hours.
There is no charge for entry to the gardens.
Photography and video are permitted; contact us for permission for commercial photography
Also in the Area
One of the largest unoccupied gaols in Europe, covering some of the most heroic and tragic events in Ireland’s emergence as a modern nation from 1780s to the 1920s.
Royal Hospital Kilmainham
See especially Bully’s Acre, a graveyard with thousand-year-old history on the grounds.