Birr Castle

At the Midlands Park Hotel

Birr Castle Gardens and Science Centre is based in Birr town, County Offaly, only 50 minutes from our hotel. This castle gardens and science centre is famed for the beauty of its unusual landscapes.  Explore an impressive plant collection with rare species from around the world, the peaceful gardens with surrounding lakes.

Birr Castle Gardens and Science Centre is open all year round for visitors.

Opening hours:

Gardens & Science Centre: 16 March – 31 October 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
1 November – 15 March 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. 
Last admission one hour before closing.

Admission tickets:

Adult: €9.50

Senior: €8.00

Student: €7.50

Children: €5.00 (Children 4 and under are free)

Family: €26.00

*Group rates available on request

Admission tickets give you access to the gardens, great telescope, science centre and treehouse adventure area

Phone: +353 (0) 57 9120336 E-mail: