ScaryTales at Malahide Castle Thursday 27th – Monday 31st October Book now on +353 1 8169538 This year join Hattie our Housekeeper for some ghostly castle capers as she prepares for the annual Halloween Party. Hattie will take you on a tour through the castle where strange things have been happening. You’ll need to keep your eyes peeled        You never know who you might meet!! Party with our Monster Mash Masters in the Visitor Centre afterwards where they will be teaching some scary dance moves! We love little monsters at Malahide Castle so dress up as your favorite one and be in with a chance to win some frighteningly fantastic prizes! THURSDAY 27TH OCTOBER- MONDAY 31ST OCTOBER Thursday 27th & Friday 28th  … View Article
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Back to Back Award Winner 2014 & 2015!

“Customer Service Excellence Award Tourism and Hospitality Sector” This award is sponsored by Empire Bars This award was open to all tourism and hospitality business that can show their commitment to the highest levels of hospitality and care to each customer. Mystery shoppers visited each entrant to assess the quality of all aspects of their offering from initial impressions to exceeding customer expectations. The mystery visitor commented “What a fabulous place to visit – this venue had so much to offer to visitors of all ages.  It was very busy but staff were handling the flow of customers with ease.  They were attentive helpful and smiling” The winner is: Malahide Castle and Gardens    

  The most magical Christmas experience in Dublin is back this year at Malahide Castle.   Join us for an Enchanted Christmas Experience from Friday 2nd December until Monday 23rd. Visit Santa , Mrs Claus and special guests Jack Frost Snow Queen and Tinkerbell! Christmas as at Malahide Castle is a magical one, where your children’s childhood memories are made. Your family are welcomed by our Castle hosts and Santa’s elves before being brought  to Mrs Claus as she relaxes by the fire. She likes to meet all the children before they see the main man, Santa! Watch out for Jack Frost on your tour as he causes mischief as the castle prepares for it’s Christmas festivities. The Snow Queen and Tinkerbell know how to… View Article

Culture Night Friday 16th September

Culture Night Friday 16th September 2016 Join us this Culture Night for a  FREE 30 minute guided tour of Malahide Castle. Tours from 5pm – 8pm, last guided tour will be at 7.30pm. Places must be booked by contacting our Reservation Team on 01 816 9538 Please be advised this does not include access to our gardens. PLEASE NOTE: For the tour you must go straight to the Castle & NOT to the visitor centre.                  
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Malahide Historical Society Museum

Malahide Historical Society welcomes you to our new museum in the Malahide Castle complex. The museum is an eclectic collection of artefacts and memorabilia focusing on Malahide and its environs. While the focus of Malahide Castle is the historic Talbot family who lived there for over eight hundred years, the museum is dedicated to the people who lived, worked and played in the village and the surrounding area. Malahide’s rich heritage dates back thousands of years as was revealed in an archaeological ‘dig’ that was carried out on Paddy’s Hill over twenty years ago. However, most of our current displays represent times much closer to our own. These are an eclectic mix of artefacts, pictures and domestic items that show the evolution of the area… View Article
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Kids & Baby Classes at Malahide Castle

  Classical Kids – Enchanted Castle Interactive Concerts Designed for the pre-schooler and older child up to 7 or 8, these concerts are all about interacting with the music in a totally natural way. Making sounds, moving around, dressing up, standing completely still with mouth wide open, it’s all good with us! We have play mats, lego, colouring, and musical worksheets for older children.  All are welcome to come and investigate the instruments at the end of the concert. There will be time to touch, feel and pluck! Classical Kids gives children a chance to enjoy classical music in a setting that allows them to learn, feel and express themselves. Tickets available on the door, but early booking here advisable! An Adult ticket is €15, and allows… View Article

Battle of the Boyne Conservation Project

National Gallery launches major conservation project on Jan Wyck’s painting of The Battle of the Boyne   Wednesday, March 4th 2015   Malahide Castle and Gardens, Co. Dublin   The conservation of Jan Wyck’s painting, The Battle of the Boyne (1693), is the first major off-site conservation project being carried out by the National Gallery of Ireland, in collaboration with Malahide Castle and Gardens. This historic and impressive painting (219 x 302 cm) was bequeathed to the National Gallery in 1936 and has been on loan to Malahide Castle since 1976. Over the coming months the NGI Conservation Department will carry out full-scale conservation work in situ, and visitors to Malahide Castle will have the opportunity to view aspects of conservation work in progress.   As… View Article


  • Open All year round*
  • From 9.30am- 5.30pm Monday-Sunday
  • Last guided tours of castle at 4.30pm or 3.30pm Nov-Mar
*Closed for Christmas on 24th, 25th, 26th December.





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