Kilmainham Gaol, built in 1792, is Ireland’s most famous disused prison.
An amazing tourist attraction and one of the best places to go with kids is Kilmainham Gaol. Built in 1792, Kilmainham Gaol is Ireland’s most famous disused prison.
Kilmainham Gaol History
It housed, throughout the years, many famous Nationalists and Republicans in members of the Society of United Irishmen (1798), Young Irelanders (c1840s), Fenians and Land Agitators, Parnell, Davitt. It is also where the leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising were executed.
Attractions include a major exhibition detailing the political and penal industry of the prison and its restoration.
Hotel Near Kilmainham Gaol
Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge is just under 7km from Kilmainham Gaol. Book your Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge stay for a Kilmainham Gaol visit today.
Kilmainham Gaol Parking
If you’re driving to Dublin, you can avail of our underground car parking at Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge for a charge of €12 for our guests, or a reduced rate is available when you book direct. Discover more about parking in Ballsbridge!
Alternatively, if you’re looking for a parking space by Kilmainham Gaol, then you can park at the Irish Museum of Modern Art, 5 minute walk away. See more info.
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