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Cork City Gaol School ToursUnlock History at one of Cork City’s Top Attractions


Cork City Gaol is an excellent choice for your school tour – catering for students of all ages.

Students get a fascinating insight into day to day prison life in Cork City Gaol. The heritage centre allows you to take a step back in time to see what 19th /early 20th century life was like inside prison walls. The historical experience is brought to life with amazingly lifelike figures, furnished cells & fascinating exhibitions.

Students get to wander through the wings of the Gaol hearing the stories of various inmates who actually spent time in the Gaol, each representing their particular period in Irish history from pre –famine times to the foundation of the state.

A tour of Cork City Gaol will help explore a part of Corks history and provide a memorable and engaging experience for your students.

School Tours to Cork City Gaol include the following;
  • Guided Tour
  • Amazing life like figures
  • Furnished cells & Sound Effects
  • Fascinating exhibitions
  • Audio Visual Presentation
  • Radio Museum
  • 1916 Exhibition
  • Picnic Area
  • Reserved coach parking
  • Optional Worksheet/Project Sheets for classroom activities post-visit (printable from our website)

Contact us today to book your date!



@: info@corkcitygaol.com
tel: 021 4305022
web: www.corkcitygaol.com