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Old Gasworks Building

How to find us

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The Heritage Centre, a tourist attraction, is situated in Skibbereen, one of West Cork’s picturesque towns. 

SAT NAV: 51.5502, -9.2717

From Cork City: Take the N71 road through Bandon and Clonakilty, approximately 50 miles.

From Killarney: Take the N71 road via Kenmare and Bantry. Follow the roadsigns to Skibbereen, approximately 50 miles.

Map of Skibbereen When in Skibbereen follow the N71 onto Bridge Street. With Baby Hannah’s pub on your left, continue straight on the narrower road. Do not follow the road around to the right into Ilen Street. On the narrow road, Upper Bridge Street, 50 metres to the right is the entrance to the Heritage Centre and car park. If coming on the Cork Road, take a right at the first roundabout to follow N71 to Schull and then a left turn at the next roundabout towards town centre. You then take the first turn right onto Upper Bridge Street.

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Opening Times and Admission Fees

Opening Hours

18th of March -  19th of May and
 28th September- 31st of October
Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 6pm

01 November - 21 November
Monday to Friday by arrangement 9.30am - 5.30pm

22nd of May - 27th of September
Daily Except Sunday 10am - 6pm


Admission Fees

Adult: €6.00
Family: €14 (2ad + 4ch)
Child: €3.00
Student / Senior : €

Groups welcomed and given guided tours and special rates available for
groups over 10 people


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  Skibbereen Heritage Centre

  Old Gas Works, Upper Bridge Street, Skibbereen, Co. Cork, Ireland

   Telephone: (353) 28 40900    E-mail: info@skibbheritage.com