Lismore Heritage Centre

Situated within the old Courthouse Building in the heart of Lismore town, Lismore Heritage Centre was opened in 1992 to share insights into Lismore’s formidable history and heritage. Boasting a picturesque location at the foot of the Knockmealdown Mountains, Lismore is famous for the magnificent Lismore Castle (dating back to 1185) that was once the home of, the famous Broadway performer, Adele Astaire and Kathleen Kennedy, sister of John F. Kennedy. Inside this private residence can only be viewed using through the Lismore Castle Experience.

Key highlights of a visit to Lismore Heritage Centre include:

  • Immersive Tours |Locally guided town tours | See inside the Castle through Virtual reality headsets on the Lismore Castle Experience | Attempt to Escape from Boyle’s study in one hour.
  • Celebrity | Hear the stories of Broadway stars, US presidents
  • Science | Robert Boyle Father of Modern Chemistry was born at Lismore to hear his story
  • Heritage | Discover the story of the ancient Book of Lismore and Bishops Crozier hidden in the walls of the Castle for almost 200 years

Lismore Castle Experience 360

Your guide will bring you through the curtain where you will be immersed in the experience and history of Lismore Castle using modern-day technology.

You will then see inside the castle using 360 imagery showing the castle as it is today with historic characters from the past telling their story. A local guide will be on hand to answer any questions the group may have.

Lismore Castle Experience – See inside the castle in VIRTUAL REALITY

Your guide will bring you through the curtains where you will be immersed in the experience and history of Lismore Castle using modern-day technology. You will be given a tablet on which the history of the objects in the room will be visible by holding the device up to a trigger on the wall. Discover how priceless artefacts were secreted away and forgotten about for 200 years.

You will then be taken through the Cavendish Blue door into the virtual reality room where you will either put on a headset or watch the floor to ceiling images of the rooms inside Lismore Castle all while being guided by Robert Boyle, who will tell the story of those who came before and after him to live in this beautiful place.

Lismore Guided Town Tour

Through an expert of local Lismore Heritage Guide, visitors are brought right into the heart of the history, culture and heritage of this jewel of a town in County Waterford. The walk begins at Lismore Heritage Centre and ends by St. Carthage’s Cathedral.

Hear about Lismore’s time as the greatest Monastic School of the 18th Century, the Viking invasions in Lismore and Lismore’s 12th century Roundhill Norman Settlement. Learn about the historic Lismore Castle and the famous people who have lived and visited there including Fred Astaire and John F.Kennedy.

Visit St. Carthage’s Cathedral with its medieval tombs, stone carvings and fine stained glass windows.

Meet at the Lismore Heritage Centre 10 minutes before tour departure time.

Robert Boyle Escape Room

Robert Boyle has been trying to solve many of the most puzzling scientific questions of the 17th century. Robert Boyle’s nemesis, the fraud, Vincenzo Falcone believes that Boyle has discovered a mysterious ingredient which can turn base metals into gold and give humans the gift of immortality.

Falcone knows the Boyle is away on important business in the city today and Flacone will be here in 60 minutes to search Boyle’s study for his secret Alchemy Box. Can you find it before Falcone gets here? Find the clues, crack the codes and get out of the room with the box. You only have 60 MINUTES and THE CLOCK IS TICKING.

The Robert Boyle Escape Room is scheduled for 2pm, however, is this time does not suit you and your team please call us on 058-54975 to discuss another time.

To book any of our experience please go to eventbrite Book Tickets Here!,

PM us on our Facebook page Lismore Heritage Centre or call us on 058-54975.

Opening Hours

Mon – Fri

09:00am – 5:15pm

Closed for lunch from 1pm – 2pm

Sat

10:00am – 4:45pm

Sun

12:00pm – 4:45pm

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Lismore Heritage Centre

Situated within the old Courthouse Building in the heart of Lismore town, Lismore Heritage Centre was opened in 1992 to share insights into Lismore’s formidable history and heritage. Boasting a picturesque location at the foot of the Knockmealdown Mountains, Lismore is famous for the magnificent Lismore Castle (dating back to 1185) that was once the home of, the famous Broadway performer, Adele Astaire and Kathleen Kennedy, sister of John F. Kennedy. Inside this private residence can only be viewed using through the Lismore Castle Experience.

Key highlights of a visit to Lismore Heritage Centre include:

  • Immersive Tours |Locally guided town tours | See inside the Castle through Virtual reality headsets on the Lismore Castle Experience | Attempt to Escape from Boyle’s study in one hour.
  • Celebrity | Hear the stories of Broadway stars, US presidents
  • Science | Robert Boyle Father of Modern Chemistry was born at Lismore to hear his story
  • Heritage | Discover the story of the ancient Book of Lismore and Bishops Crozier hidden in the walls of the Castle for almost 200 years

Lismore Castle Experience 360

Your guide will bring you through the curtain where you will be immersed in the experience and history of Lismore Castle using modern-day technology.

You will then see inside the castle using 360 imagery showing the castle as it is today with historic characters from the past telling their story. A local guide will be on hand to answer any questions the group may have.

Lismore Castle Experience – See inside the castle in VIRTUAL REALITY

Your guide will bring you through the curtains where you will be immersed in the experience and history of Lismore Castle using modern-day technology. You will be given a tablet on which the history of the objects in the room will be visible by holding the device up to a trigger on the wall. Discover how priceless artefacts were secreted away and forgotten about for 200 years.

You will then be taken through the Cavendish Blue door into the virtual reality room where you will either put on a headset or watch the floor to ceiling images of the rooms inside Lismore Castle all while being guided by Robert Boyle, who will tell the story of those who came before and after him to live in this beautiful place.

Lismore Guided Town Tour

Through an expert of local Lismore Heritage Guide, visitors are brought right into the heart of the history, culture and heritage of this jewel of a town in County Waterford. The walk begins at Lismore Heritage Centre and ends by St. Carthage’s Cathedral.

Hear about Lismore’s time as the greatest Monastic School of the 18th Century, the Viking invasions in Lismore and Lismore’s 12th century Roundhill Norman Settlement. Learn about the historic Lismore Castle and the famous people who have lived and visited there including Fred Astaire and John F.Kennedy.

Visit St. Carthage’s Cathedral with its medieval tombs, stone carvings and fine stained glass windows.

Meet at the Lismore Heritage Centre 10 minutes before tour departure time.

Robert Boyle Escape Room

Robert Boyle has been trying to solve many of the most puzzling scientific questions of the 17th century. Robert Boyle’s nemesis, the fraud, Vincenzo Falcone believes that Boyle has discovered a mysterious ingredient which can turn base metals into gold and give humans the gift of immortality.

Falcone knows the Boyle is away on important business in the city today and Flacone will be here in 60 minutes to search Boyle’s study for his secret Alchemy Box. Can you find it before Falcone gets here? Find the clues, crack the codes and get out of the room with the box. You only have 60 MINUTES and THE CLOCK IS TICKING.

The Robert Boyle Escape Room is scheduled for 2pm, however, is this time does not suit you and your team please call us on 058-54975 to discuss another time.

To book any of our experience please go to eventbrite Book Tickets Here!,

PM us on our Facebook page Lismore Heritage Centre or call us on 058-54975.

Opening Hours

Mon – Fri

09:00am – 5:15pm

Closed for lunch from 1pm – 2pm

Sat

10:00am – 4:45pm

Sun

12:00pm – 4:45pm