Muckross House, Killarney

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.
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  • Large house and gardens with a cafe with reasonably priced food. We did the tour of the house which costs €9 for an hour tour. As we were the only 2 people on the tour the tour only took 40 mins but....  more »
  • The Muckross House was something we decided to do last minute because we had some time. I find tours to be a bit boring but our tour guide, Patsy was charismatic, educational and engaging AND...  more »
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  • 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.
  • Got Engaged to the most amazing and beautiful person in Muckross Gardens today. Could not have wished for a more amazing and romantic place. Thank u for the showing me the perfect place red breast.
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