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Lough Gur Heritage Centre

About Lough Gur Heritage Centre

25-10-13 Lough Gur Visitor CentreLough 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 the Heritage Centre at Lough Gur 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 CentreYou 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.

Heritage 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

Toilets are located at the main entrance to Lough Gur. These facilities are managed by Limerick 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 heritage-centre-6

 

Upcoming Events

June 2018
€5

A Long Walk on a Long day

21 June @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Lough Gur Heritage Centre, Lough Gur
Bruff, Ireland
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Our annual long walk on a long day will take place on 21st June again this year. The tour will leave from the lakefront at 7.30pm. This is always a very popular event, if you have any queries contact 061 385 186.

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€6

National Fairy Day – Lough Gur Fairy Village Tour

24 June @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lough Gur Heritage Centre, Lough Gur
Bruff, Ireland
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fairy day tour 24th June   To celebrate National Fairy Day, Lough Gur are holding a special guided tour of the Fairy Village. The tour will be hosted by a member of the Lough Gur Fairy Team which includes Queen Áine, Gearoid Earla, Fairy Gráinne or one of the many more Fairy residents. The children will be guided up to the Fairy Village and told stories about these enchanting Fairies living here, aswell as being assisted in completing the Fairy…

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September 2018

WellBeing Day 2018

22 September
Lough Gur Heritage Centre, Lough Gur
Bruff, Ireland
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Lough Gur Well Being Day will be held Saturday 22nd September 2018. More details to follow soon.

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For queries or further information relating to any of our events please contact us on +353 (0)61 385386.

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