Located within the country's oldest national park, Muckross House counts among Europe's foremost Victorian estates. Built in 1843 for artist Henry Arthur Herbert and his wife, the 65-room mansion still contains most of its original furnishings, offering insight into the lifestyle of Victorian nobility. The surrounding gardens, developed in 1861 in anticipation of a visit by Queen Victoria, now contain a modern self-service restaurant and fully restored Victorian glasshouses. Be sure to ask your guide to show you the nearby traditional farms, offering a peek at rural life of the 1930s before electricity swept the countryside. Check the website for operating hours and upcoming special events. Make Muckross House part of your personalized Killarney itinerary using our Killarney driving holiday app.
Tours to Muckross House
Hop On/Off Shuttle Visit National Park,Torc Waterfall,Muckross House,Ladies View BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $12
Duration: 3 hours
Private Killarney National Park Tour with an accredited chauffeur/guide BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $492
Duration: 8 hours
Killarney Hop - On, Hop - Off Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $15
Duration: 2 to 7 hours
Muckross House reviews
Well done guys on all you have done during covid 19. The farm was free and very well managed the cafe was so well run too. Fair play to you all. Made our holiday . more »
Muckross Gardens were in beautiful condition this weekend. Such a relaxing visit. Well maintained and easy to follow with great signage. A Joy to visit ! more »
Very beautiful. The gardens are really taken care of. The flowers are colorful and beautiful during summer. The place and its surroundings is truly quiet and surrounded by nature. Perfect for families with kids and people of all ages. I didn’t take the guided tour because it seemed to me a bit overpriced...
Beautiful place to visit. Could advertise their discount days better as more people would visit. We almost didn't visit one day and then found out it was like half the price when we spoke to the man in the kiosk.
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