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Frequently Asked Questions

What are your opening hours?

We open from March to September, Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm.

We open in July and August, Monday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm. Weekend opening for pre-booked Group Tours only.

Last tour at 4pm each day.

October to March – please call in advance on +353 (0)65 7089944 as winter opening times are restricted.

What should I wear for my visit?

Weather can change quickly in the Burren so wise to dress in cosy layers. Also, rainproof clothing is advised.

How long is a tour?

A tour is approximately 45 minutes and tours run regularly throughout the day.

Can I get a group tour rate?

Group tour rates are for adults in groups of over 15 people. If you wish to book a group rate please call the office on 065 7089944 or email today.

What else is there to do nearby?

Details on other Burren attractions on Our staff are always available to help you plan your itinerary.


Join us on our unique cultural, historical and educational tour in our Centre and restored Cusack Irish Famine Era Cottage.



What people are saying about us

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  • Such a hidden gem in the Burren. Staff so nice and welcoming. A great experience for my sister and I. Would thoroughly recommend it!

    Annis Kehoe

    – July, 2023

  • Thank you so much to you and your team for a fantastic day out 2 weeks ago now ! The kids had a great time. You were all a wealth of information and we all thoroughly enjoyed our time there! Thanks so much again and hopefully see you all again next year.

    Co. Clare School

    – June, 2023

  • The Centre is in such a beautiful, well cared for setting, the exhibits interesting and well thought out, and the two guides Tim and Agnes provided a wealth of information.

    Carol W, USA

    – June, 2023

  • I would really recommend this visit to any GAA enthusiast. It was humbling to visit the actual home that one of the founders of the GAA who met in Hayes’ Hotel in Thurles in 1884 grew up in and went on to found the association.

    Phillip B.

    – May, 2023

  • This is a fantastic tribute to Cusack and the G.A.A. It’s small but it is packed full of great information. The staff in the centre are absolutely fantastic; so welcoming and friendly.

    Sarah L.

    – May, 2023

  • Very informative and friendly staff. Thanks Agnes and Tim for your assistance

    Susan Gilmore

    – August, 2023

  • Great spot for an avid Gaa fan!! Beautiful new and modern building for the visitor centre but totally in keeping with the area. Good knowledgable tour guide.

    Janette K.

    – April, 2023


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