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A guided tour of the Athenry Heritage Centre is the ideal way to discover the best preserved medieval town in Ireland. Experience this history with your very own tour guide whose local knowledge and history of the town will highlight the influences of the Anglo-Normans in Athenry.

Your journey begins with an introduction to the town, its buildings and the de Birmingham family, the mighty Lords of the Manor. See the towns original Mace & Seal, the oldest of their kind in Ireland, whose 600 year history is reflected in their design and illustrates how this medieval town became rich and economically prosperous.

Take a walk down a medieval street to learn what the locals ate, wore and drank. Enter the dungeon and find a range of torture exhibits which were used on prisoners and traitors. Or place yourself in the stocks and relive the horrors of this simple but effective punishment.

Event Date 04-18-2018 10:30 am
Event End Date 04-20-2018 4:15 pm
Registration Start Date 04-17-2018 9:00 am
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 4
Cut off date 04-20-2018 12:00 pm
Individual Price Adult €5.00 Child/Senior/Student €4.50

Families will be thrilled with the Athenry Heritage Centre’s ‘Medieval Experience’. Step back into a world of Kings and Queens with the centre’s medieval costumes. Be part of history as you dress up as the Lord or Lady of the Manor. Let your son become a Knight or your daughter a Princess, there are many designs to choose from, so all the family can enjoy this living history experience and it’s a great photo opportunity too!

Your fun filled tour is led by an experienced tour guide who brings you on a 500 year journey which includes interactive exhibits, models of the town, the market square and the medieval dungeon.

This journey is complete with Have A Go Archery, a great opportunity to discover your inner Robin Hood!

Event Date 04-18-2018 10:30 am
Event End Date 04-20-2018 2:00 pm
Registration Start Date 04-17-2018
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 1
Cut off date 04-20-2018 12:00 pm
Individual Price €26:00 Family Ticket, €8:00 Adult, €6:50 Child.

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Athenry Heritage Centre.

St. Mary's,The Square,
Athenry,
Co. Galway,
Rep. of Ireland

Phone: 091 844661

Email: athenryheritagecentre@gmail.com

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