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We strongly recommend booking in advance to avoid disappointment, particularly in our busy summer months. Lucky for you, buying your ticket online is a click away on our booking page and also gives you 10% off the price of your adult ticket.
Typically the tour lasts between 45 and 60 minutes but we recommend giving a bit of extra time if you would also like to taste our other Smithwick's variants (tasting paddles available in the bar) or if you wish to visit our retail store.
It's hard to miss us. We are open all year round and only close from 24th – 26th December and on Good Friday each year.
Hours vary slightly by month. From March – October we are open daily from 10am – 6pm (last tour at 5pm). From November – February we are open daily from 11am – 5pm (last tour leaves at 4pm).
We also offer private evening tour experiences for groups which need to be pre-booked in advance. Contact our team at email@example.com or at 056 7786377 for more information.
Price of admission can vary depending on age and group size. Get all the details about our prices on our booking page.
Not only do we offer group rates, but we also have group tours available. Because we know every group is a bit different, we encourage you to book in advance by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling +353 56 7786377. We can give you group rates and additional information once we know what kind of experience you prefer. Learn more about our group tours.
Yes, a pint of Smithwick's is included in the tour for all visitors over the age of 18. A soft drink is included for visitors under 18. Please note that we also offer tasting paddles at the end of the tour where you can taste three of our most popular variants: Smithwick's, Smithwick's Pale Ale and Smithwick's Blonde for just €6 extra. Our tasters will to talk you through the uniqueness of each variant.
We serve Smithwick's Ale, Smithwick's Pale Ale and Smithwick's Blonde on tap in our tasting bar at the end of the tour. Soft drinks are also available for visitors under the age of 18.
Wi-Fi is available in the tasting room at the end of the tour.
Yes, we do welcome families to Smithwick's Experience Kilkenny. Please note that Smithwick's is only available to visitors over the age of 18. Children will receive a complimentary soft drink at the end of the tour. Book online to find out our admission prices for families and children.
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Yes, we offer complimentary audio guides in French, German, Spanish and Italian. This is included in the cost of your tour ticket.
Absolutely - we ship all over the world with our in-store DHL service. All Smithwick's merchandise is exclusive to our retail store at Smithwick's Experience Kilkenny. Learn more on our retail store page.
We are open 7 days a week
March - October: 10.00am - 6.00pm (last admission is at 5pm)
November - February: 11.00am – 5.00pm (last admission at 4pm)
Stroll through the centuries on the Smithwick's Experience Kilkenny interactive tour
Multilingual audio guides let you experience the Smithwick's story your way
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