Guided Tour

Discover the treasures of Malahide Castle with our expert guides.

This is not just a tour of a castle; this is a trip through 800 years of history. Learn about the Talbot family and the historical events that shaped their lives, explore the private rooms and furniture and art collections, and hear tales of battles and banquets from our expert guides.

Tour Details

Guided tours of Malahide Castle are available daily, all year around, with the exception of 24, 25, 26 December. The first tour of the day is at 9.30am and the last tour takes place at 4:30pm in the summer season (April-October) and 3:30pm in winter (November-March).
Tours are approximately 45 minutes in length and are usually conducted through English by our passionate and knowledgeable guides. Audio guides are available in: Irish, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian and Mandarin. Tours are suitable for children.

Book Tickets

We recommend booking your tour tickets online in advance, particularly during the summer months when tours can quickly fill up. Alternatively, you can purchase your tickets on the day in the Visitor Centre. Tour times are subject to availability when tickets are purchased on the day.
Your Malahide Castle tour ticket also includes entry to the Fairy Trail, Walled Garden and Butterfly House. Click Book Tickets to see all ticket prices and concession rates.
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