Exhibits & Tickets
School Tours & Workshops
Housed in an iconic Cork landmark dating back to 1582, a visit to Blackrock Castle Observatory includes entry to Journeys of Exploration.
Read More »
Learn about the Universe, extreme life forms on Earth and life in outer space!
Plan your visit with an up to date list of the times of activities, tours and events at Blackrock Castle.
Sunday 3rd June 2018
Details & Booking »
Saturday 9th June 2018
Sunday 1st July 2018
A competition to win an Inspired by Space workshop at your school
Marist College, Athlone have won the CanSat national finals and will go on to represent Ireland at the European finals in The Azores
Where to see the Lyrid Meteors on April 21/22
April's Sky Matters guide to the night sky
Daily: 10am to 5pm
Last Admissions: 4 PM
Box Office: +353 (21) 432-6120
Get our action-packed monthly newsletter: science events, fun facts, contests and more!
© CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory T/A Cosmos Education Ltd. Registered in Ireland: Company No. 451645. Registered Charity #CHY 18134. Registered Address: CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory, Castle Road, Blackrock, Cork, Ireland T12 YW52