Croke Park has hosted many of Irelands iconic moments in sports history, as well as major international and cultural events. On a match day, the stadium can accommodate 82,300 passionate fans. Aside from being at the heart of Irish sporting life, Croke Park has also been host to many international rock and pop stars and famous visitors, including Queen Elizabeth II. Make sure to visit their website for information on their scedule.
Whether you are going to Croke Park to attend a match, concert, or other special occasions, a memorable day is to be ensured. The venue is family friendly and puts the wellbeing of its visitors as a top priority. The stadium has easy accessibility for individuals with limited mobility and families with young children. If you get hungry or thirsty during the show, there are a few food and beverage options available.
Not only is it a world-class stadium, Croke Park is also the home to the Gaelic Athletic Association or GAA, which has been at the heart of Irish sport since 1884. Even if you aren’t in the city for a concert or match, be sure to check out the incredible GAA Museum and Stadium tour, where you can get up close and personal with some of the most famous mementoes of Irish sport. Get a taste of what makes the Irish fans some of the best in the world! And don’t forget the incredible Ericsson Skyline Tour at Croke Park, where you can get a prime view of the incredible Dublin skyline from 17 storeys high.
Opening hours of the GAA Museum
January - May / September - December:
- Monday - Satturday: 09.30 - 17.00
- Sunday/Bank Holidays: 10.30 - 17.00
June - August
- Monday - Saturday: 09.30 - 18.00
- Sun/Bank Holidays: 09.30 - 17.00
Prices for GAA Museum:
- Adult: €7
- Child: €5
- Student/Senior: €6
- Family (2 adults, 2 children): €18
- Family (2 adults, 3 children): €20
Prices for Stadium Tour:
- Adult: €14
- Child: €9
- Student/Senior: €11
- Family (2 adults, 2 children): €38
- Family (2 adults, 3 children): €40
Prices for Skyline Tour:
- Adult: €20
- Child: €12
- Student/Senior: €18
- Family (2 adults, 2 children): €52
- Family (2 adults, 3 children): €60
The Beacon Hotel offers an ideal base if you are attending an event at Croke Park. Located just off the M50, The Beacon offers secure underground car park facilities allowing you to easily commute in and out of the city via the green Luas. The Luas is located a 7-minute walk from the hotel and will have you at O'Connell Street in 30 minutes. From there, Croke Park is just a 15-minute walk away. Alternatively, you can drive to the venue in about 30 minutes
The Beacon hotel offers you deluxe, boutique accommodation close to the city centre. Enjoy a cocktail at The Crystal Bar or a nice dinner at the award-winning My Thai Restaurant before the show. With our secure underground car-parking facilities, travelling to and from the city centre couldn't be more convenient, making The Beacon the perfect spot for a Dublin city break. Be sure to check out our special offers and book your stay today.