Newgrange, Knowth and Dowth

Brú na Bóinne is famous for the spectacular prehistoric passage tombs of Knowth, Newgrange and Dowth which were built circa 3200BC. These ceremonial structures are among the most important Neolithic sites in the world and contain the largest collection of megalithic art in Western Europe.

The World Heritage Property of Brú na Bóinne is Ireland’s richest archaeological landscape and is situated within a bend in the River Boyne. Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre is the starting point for all visits to Newgrange and Knowth.

The Visitor Centre exhibition is a fully interactive visitor experience exploring the Neolithic culture, landscape and monuments of Brú na Bóinne.

Visitors are brought via shuttle bus to these monuments and pre-booking tickets is essential. Access to Newgrange and Knowth is by guided tour only. Pre-booking for the Visitor Centre only is not required.


2024 Admission Charges
Ticket availability is very limited. Pre-booking tickets is essential
All visitors including children/infants must have a ticket.

Source and image credits: Heritage Ireland OPW