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Croke Park Primary School Tours

The School Tour That's Always A Winner!

A visit to Croke Park offers primary school pupils a unique opportunity to learn more about the GAA through guided tours and interactive exhibitions.

Our expert and experienced guides bring the stadium, its stories and the surrounding cityscape to life, offering unique insights on Irish history, culture and sport.

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Croke Park Secondary School Tours

The Backstage Pass

Inspire your students with our access-all-areas guided stadium tour. Walk in the footsteps of legends and learn about defining moments in Irish history and GAA. Visit the team dressing rooms before going pitchside via the players’ tunnel. Includes ‘September Days’ a short film capturing the magic of All-Ireland Final day and exclusive ‘Get in the Zone’ footage from top GAA players.

View a snippit of our short film capturing the magic of All-Ireland Final day, which is shown to all school tours doing the Stadium Tour.

2 Hours
€8 per student*
+353 1 819 2374
*€7 per student for groups of 40+

The High Point

Have a classroom full of thrill-seekers? They’ll love the Croke Park rooftop tour with its unmatched panoramic city views and insights into Dublin’s celebrated landmarks, combined with the thrill of walking 17 storeys high on the roof of one of Europe’s largest stadiums.

Your students will learn about Dublin’s history while getting a truly bird’s-eye view of our capital city.

Recommended for Senior Cycle!

2 Hours
€10 per student
+353 1 819 2374

New for 2019!

Our new hands-on workshop ‘Warriors & Hurlers’ gives primary school groups the chance to handle replica items and try on clothes and armoury similar to those which the legendary Cú Chulainn may have worn!

This workshop gives children a hands-on, educational and fun experience of what it may have been like to be Ireland’s greatest hurler, hero and warrior.

The workshop is followed with the Croke Park Stadium Tour and the museum’s Interactive Games Zone, where your pupils can test their own hurling and football skills.

Recommended for 7– 10 yrs (1st – 4th Class)

2 Hours
€8 per student
+353 1 819 2374

Croke Park & Abbotstown

Give your class the ultimate GAA day out by combining a behind-the-scenes visit to Croke Park with a games activity at the GAA’s new state-of-the-art National Games Development Centre in Abbotstown.

Suitable for children of all ages and ability, your pupils will take part in GAA Fun & Run, a team-based game, under the supervision of GAA coaches on one of the pitches at Abbotstown.

Duration – 2 hours* (including Fun & Run activity, guided tour of Croke Park and a visit to the GAA Museum)

*Not including travel time to/from Croke Park/Abbotstown. Please allow approx. 25 minutes additional travel for this journey.

2 Hours*
€15 per student
+353 1 819 2374

The Heart & Soul

Immerse your students in the spine-tingling and completely unique story of Gaelic games. Then let them burn up some energy in the Interactive Games Zone.

The museum's interactive collections vividly illustrate the story of Gaelic games from ancient times to present day.

Entry to GAA Museum included with all tours

Croke Park / Glasnevin Cemetery Museum Joint Offer

Bring your class on a visit to Croke Park and Glasnevin Cemetery – two places connected in remembering the past and working to educate future generations.

Just a mile apart, and located in Dublin’s historical north inner city, both sites share an opportunity for secondary school students to brush up on their Irish history in memorable surroundings.

For €15 per student (based on a minimum of ten students), your class can enjoy the Croke Park Stadium Tour and a visit to the GAA Museum as well as a guided tour of Glasnevin Cemetery.

Glasnevin Cemetery Museum offers exciting and engaging education programmes that link closely with the Secondary History curriculum and can be adapted to suit your students' needs.

*Includes Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum and Glasnevin Cemetery tours

€15 per Student
01 882 6570

Why Choose Us?

School Tours Made Easy!

✓ One teacher free with every ten students
✓ Free parking
✓ Free tea/coffee for teachers
✓ Free WiFi
✓ Free entry to the GAA Museum with all tours
✓ Wheelchair accessible
✓ Gift shop
✓ Irish language tours on request
✓ Interactive Games Zone
✓ Large groups facilitated

Contact Us Today!

+353 1 819 2374