Directions & Opening Hours | Smithwick's Experience Kilkenny

Opening Hours

We're open 7 days a week.
March - October: 10.00am - 6.00pm
(last admission 5.00pm)
November - February: 11.00am - 5.00pm
(last admission 4.00pm)

We're not open:
Good Friday (please check date), Christmas Eve (Dec. 24th), Christmas Day (Dec. 25th), St. Stephen's Day / Boxing Day (Dec. 26th)

Contact Info

Address:
Smithwick’s Experience Kilkenny, 44 Parliament Street, Kilkenny, Co Kilkenny, Ireland

Contact:
Call +353 (0)56 7786377
info@smithwicksexperience.com

Tours

Daily Tours

Our Smithwick’s Experience guided tours run at regular intervals throughout the day, 7 days a week, each tour taking approximately 1 hour.

Tour Frequency

  • July & August
    Every 20 minutes, 10.00am - 5.00pm
  • March – June & September – October
    Every 30 minutes, 11.00am - 5.00pm
  • November - February
    On the hour, every hour, 11.00am - 4.00pm

Group Tours

Sharing the experience makes it even more fun, and we welcome groups of all sizes to Smithwick’s Experience Kilkenny. We’re happy to offer discounted rates depending on group numbers.

How to get there?

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Bring Smithwick's Home

Here at Smithwick’s Experience Kilkenny, our Smithwick’s Retail store offers an exclusive range of merchandise, including customised, engraved glasses. Simply pre-order your engraved glasses when booking online. When you arrive at our store, your specially customised glasses will be waiting for you.

When you arrive at our Smithwick's store, your specially customised glasses will be waiting for you.

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FAQs

You’re bound to have a few questions for us before you get here, so we like to anticipate some of your potential queries. Get in touch if we can be of any more help.

How often do the tours run?

  • July & August
    Every 20 minutes, 10.00am - 5.00pm
  • March – June & September – October
    Every 30 minutes, 11.00am - 5.00pm
  • November - February
    On the hour, every hour, 11.00am - 4.00pm

What are the Opening Hours?

We’re open year round, closing only from December 24th– 26th, and on Good Friday (please check date), each year. Hours vary slightly by season.

  • March - October
    Open daily from 10.00am - 6.00pm (last tour at 5.00pm).
  • November - February
    Open daily from 11.00am - 5.00pm (last tour at 4.00pm).

We also offer private evening tours for groups by special arrangement, with advance booking necessary. Contact us at info@smithwicksexperience.com, or call us on +353 (0)56 7786377 for more information.

Do I need to book in advance?

To avoid disappointment, we strongly recommend that you book in advance, particularly during our busy summer months. Luckily, it couldn’t be easier to book your ticket online, with our booking page just a click away. We’ll also give you a discount off your adult tickets when you book online.

What's included in the price of my ticket?

The price of a standard ticket includes a fully guided tour of Smithwick’s Experience Kilkenny. A local guide gives your tour, which lasts approximately 1 hour, and you’ll enjoy interactive and surprising experiences along the way. Our tours are in English, with the option of a complimentary audio guide in French, German, Spanish and Italian. At the end of your tour, you’ll be treated to a complimentary pint of your favourite Smithwick’s Ale, with soft drinks provided for under 18s. For a small extra charge, you can upgrade your ticket and taste all three of our Ales.

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