Iconic Croke Park in Dublin has been at the heart of Irish sporting life for over 100 years. A school tour to Croke Park will be the highlight of the year - walk in the footsteps of legends on the behind-the-scenes Croke Park Stadium Tour, discover Dublin from the Etihad Skyline and enjoy an unrivalled interactive visitor experience in the GAA Museum.
Croke Park Stadium Tour
The guided Croke Park Stadium Tour offers an access-all-areas trip through this 82,300 capacity stadium, the home of Ireland’s national games.
NEW ADDITIONS FOR 2016
Find out how the top players prepare for big games with our exclusive Get in the Zone video footage and message from the some of the country’s top players!
Class photo taken pitchside included in admission for all primary school tour groups (from March 2016)
September Sundays – our new 12-minute film captures the magic of All-Ireland Final Day and features exclusive footage from the 2015 Hurling, Football, Camogie and Ladies Football finals.
Walk in the footsteps of your GAA heroes as you visit the team dressing rooms and exclusive players’ lounge before going pitch-side via the players’ tunnel and taking a seat in the VIP area. Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views from level 7, the top stand tier, which is 30 meters above the famous pitch! Includes free admission to the GAA Museum where you can explore the interactive exhibits or test your skills in the museum’s interactive games zone!.
What better way to see Dublin city than from the roof of Ireland’s most famous sporting arena? The Etihad Skyline Rooftop Tour at Croke Park offers visitors unmatched panoramic city views and insights into Dublin’s celebrated landmarks combined with the thrill of walking on top of Europe’s third largest stadium. The Etihad Skyline tour stops at five different viewing platforms, giving visitors the chance to enjoy unique aspects of the Dublin skyline, coastline and mountains. Enthusiastic tour guides share local stories and history while pointing out key landmarks - all from 44 metres above the ground! Includes free admission to the GAA Museum.
The GAA Museum celebrates Ireland’s unique national games of hurling and Gaelic football. Explore the GAA Museum with its exhibition galleries that vividly illustrate the story of Gaelic games from ancient times to present day.
Featured exhibitions include the original Sam Maguire and Liam MacCarthy Cups, the official GAA Hall of Fame, temporary exhibitions and many other exhibits. Test your Gaelic football and hurling skills in the interactive games zone – see how fast you can react, check out your passing skills, practice a fingertip save or discover the art of the high catch!
GAA Museum admission included FREE with all tours
Activity Sheets are available for young museum explorers
Fully wheelchair accessible
Indoor and outdoor picnic areas available
Free onsite coach parking
Tours available in Irish language (please request at time of booking)
Croke Park hosts an extensive calendar of games throughout the year, as well as concerts and a range of other stadium events.
When the GAA Championship is in full swing the GAA Museum has a range of events including the Bord Gáis Energy Legends Tour Series, exclusive pre-match tours, hurley-making demonstrations on big match days and much more! During school holidays the GAA Museum also offers a range of family events.
For further information and to find out more about current special offers, visit our website –www.crokepark.ie/gaa-museum or email firstname.lastname@example.org The GAA Museum Croke Park, St. Joseph's Avenue (Off Cloniffe Rd) Dublin 3 Tel: 01 819 2374 / 01 819 2323