Tickets for the Castle

We are thrilled to welcome you back to MTU Blackrock Castle Observatory!


From May 20th we will be inviting pre-booked groups of 6 to visit the Observatory for a tour and astronomy experience.  Covid-19 restrictions continue to limit the number of guests we can invite onsite at any one time, so it is imperative that you book ahead of time. Due to these logistical restrictions we can only offer group admissions (Pod Tickets/Family Tickets) for the immediate future. We will be closely monitoring updates from the Government pertaining to the lifting of restrictions and hope we will be able to accept walk-in visitors in the very near future. Check back here for updates.

To ensure social distancing and to protect the safety of visitors and staff, we will be strictly adhering to the times listed on tickets. Please arrive on time as we will need to ensure your tour and astronomy experience are complete within the allocated one-hour window.

*Face masks are mandatory for all visitors*

If you have any queries that are not addressed here, please email us at and we will be happy to chat.


Stay safe,

BCO Team.


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