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The Visitor Centre

Lough Gur is at the heart of a remarkable archaeological landscape featuring sites that represent every major period of human history in Ireland.

Physical evidence of occupation from the Neolithic, Bronze Age, Iron Age, Early Christian, Medieval, Early Modern and Modern eras has been found in the immediate vicinity. Visitors to Lough Gur Visitor Centre can find out about the rich heritage of Lough Gur by visiting the interactive multimedia exhibition that brings to life over 6,000 years of archaeology and history. The exhibition is suitable for all ages and brings the visitor on a journey through the history of Lough Gur starting during the Mesolithic Era, and progressing until the 19th century. Visitors to the Centre have an opportunity to actively engage with the exhibition and can play a role in forming their individual experience at the centre by choosing which interactive elements to investigate, either on their own or with their family/friends. 25-10-13 Lough Gur Visitor Centre. You will also have an opportunity to actively engage with the exhibition and can have a role in forming individual experiences at the centre by choosing which interactive elements to investigate.

Visitor Centre Highlights:

  • Facsimile artefact display
  • Interactive touch screens
  • AV presentations
  • Listening posts
  • Dressing-up corner
  • Interactive archaeological dig model
  • Interactive Neolithic reconstruction model
  • Coffee dock
  • Retail area
  • Playground

Toilets are located at the main entrance to Lough Gur. These facilities are managed by Limerick City & County Council. Should you have any comments or queries please contact Limerick County Council on 061 496367 or click here to be redirected to the Limerick County council website Contact Lough Gur Visitor Centre on 061 385186

Venue Hire

The Visitor Centre is available to rent as a conference meeting space for €350 per half-day Monday to Thursday subject to availability from October to February, excluding December.

The venue offers a unique and magical setting for any event due to its lakefront vista visible from the visitor centre. It can be used for client presentation, conference meeting space and for wedding & naming ceremonies etc.

For enquiries regarding booking this unique space please phone 087-2852022.

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