GAA Museum and Croke Park Stadium

Address: St. Josephs Avenue, Croke Park, Dublin 3.

Founded in 1884, the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) is Ireland’s largest sporting and cultural organisation. Croke Park is the home of Ireland’s unique national games of hurling and Gaelic football. A visit to the GAA museum at Croke Park facilitates an interactive experience of an integral part of the fabric of Irish life and heritage.

Historic exhibits and databanks give groups an insight in the past. Touch screen technology brings visitors through the historic moments, the great games and names. Specially designed interactive activities allow visitors to test themselves in the skills of Ireland’s most popular games. In addition to the museum visitors may tour Croke Park, the fourth largest stadium in Europe.

New Tours

Have a look at our new tours that we offer exclusively for groups booking with us: Croke Park Stadium Skyline Tour & GAA Museum visit. The breathtaking views of Dublin combined with insightful knowledge of Dublin’s history will make the tour a very memorable experience for your group!

Croke Park Stadium Skyline Tour & GAA Museum visit

The Skyline Tour at Croke Park offers groups breathtaking views of Dublin and knowledge about the history of the city while walking on the top of one of the largest stadiums in Europe! Multilingual audio guides are also provided throughout the tour to compliment the live tour guide. A visit to the GAA Museum is also included in the price. Groups can spend time in the museum before and after the Stadium Skyline Tour.

1916 Sites & Stories Tours **Recommended for special interest history tour groups**

Combined with unrivalled views of Dublin from 17 storeys high, visitors will hear little-known tales from Easter Week 1916 and learn how those few memorable days changed Ireland’s capital and its people forever. This tour follows the Skyline tour route but covers stories related to the Rising and its background. The tour also includes a short film. Note: This tour is running on Saturdays only.

1916 Focus – 1 hour Stadium Tour **Guided tour in English**

The one hour tour involves a short film, a tour to the dressing rooms and pitchside and time in the museum and games area. It is essentially one hour introducing to Gaelic games including an experiential element where the group can test their own hurling and Gaelic football skills.

Opening Times GAA Museum

January – May, September – December: Monday – Saturday  09.30 – 17.00
Sunday & Bank Holidays  10.30 – 17.00

June – August: Monday – Saturday  09.30 – 18.00
Sunday & Bank Holidays 10.30 – 17.00

Notes

On match days the museum opens at the same time as the turnstiles and is accessible to Cusack Stand ticket holders only. A discounted rate of admission applies for a museum visit on match days as the stadium will not be accessible. The museum remains open until one hour after the end of the main matchl

Tour Times Croke Park Stadium

All year Monday to Friday 11.00, 13.00, 15.00

All year Saturday 10.00, 11.00, 12.00, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00

All year Sunday 11.00, 12.00, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00

In June there is also a tour at 16.00 (Monday to Saturday)

In July and August there is also a tour at 10.00 (Monday to Sunday)

Duration

120 minutes approximately for the guided tour plus the visit to the museum.

Our Tip

Be sure to also have a look at our Irish experiences / beyond sightseeing section for further details on packages available to groups who would like to learn an Irish sport!