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Enniskillen Castle


Enniskillen Castle
Enniskillen Castle
Enniskillen Castle


Enniskillen Castle, situated beside the River Erne in County Fermanagh, was built almost 600 years ago by Gaelic Maguires. Guarding one of the few passes into Ulster, it was strategically important throughout its history. In the 17th century it became an English garrison fort and later served as part of a military barracks. This historic site houses two museums, Fermanagh County Museum and The Inniskillings Museum.

Enniskillen Castle Museums has undergone a major redevelopment, and opened in August 2016. Visitors can still enjoy The Inniskillings Museum within the castle grounds. Fermanagh County Museum's Medieval Maguires display remains open for visitors on the ground floor of the castle keep.

Major new galleries interpreting the county's rich history as the Kingdom of Lough Erne, with its crannogs, castles and early Christian stone sculptures. Imaginative displays will celebrate local craftmanship from Belleek Pottery, to the Full-Circle Art Gallery and the rural traditions of the Fermanagh hearth. There will be a changing programme of exhibitions and events throughout the year for everyone to enjoy.

Opening times:

Monday to Friday (all year round): 9.30am* - 5.00pm
Saturdays (all year round): 11.00am - 5.00pm
Sundays (Jun to Sept): 11.00am - 5.00pm

Bank Holidays - open on NI & ROI Bank Holidays from 9:30am* - 5:00pm

Closure period - Enniskillen Castle will be closed over the Christmas & New Year holiday period.

*9.30am opening for new visitor centre and 10:00am for other buildings


Adult: £5.00
Child: £3.50
Student/Senior Concession: £3.50
Family (2 Adults + 3 Children): £13.50

Group rates also available

Accommodation Facilities:
Euro Accepted, Parking Available, WiFi

Contact details:

Enniskillen Castle
County Fermanagh
BT74 7HL
Tel: (028) 6632 5000
Alt: (028) 6632 5050
Fax: (028) 6632 7342

NB. This map is based on the postcode and so may not reflect the exact location.