The new state of the art, immersive visitor experience focuses on the monuments of the World Heritage Site during the Neolithic period. It transports visitors back 5000 years to the pinnacle of passage tomb building tradition.
The exhibits explore the seasonal nature of Stone Age society, the significance of the solar cycle, ceremonies and the monument building process.
Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre,
NB: Do not go directly to Newgrange or Knowth, all access is via the Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre (Eircode A92 EH5C)
2km west of Donore Village on the L21
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From Navan: Take the turn for Duleek and veer left for the Boyne Road. Once you reach the N2 junction, take a right and sharp left for the Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre From Drogheda: Take the Donore Road from the Bus Station which is located just off the N1 on the south side of the River Boyne. Travel about 7km (4.5 miles) to the village of Donore, turn right passing Daly's Brú na Bóinne Bar and Restaurant on the right, travel about 1km, the Visitor Centre cark park is on the right hand side.
Via the M1 Motorway: Take the M1 heading north, leave the motorway at the Donore Exit near Drogheda, (Brú na Bóinne is clearly signposted before the exit). There is a toll of 1.50 Euro before the Donore exit. Travel about 6km (4 miles) to the village of Donore, turn right passing Daly's Brú na Bóinne Bar and Restaurant on the right, travel about 1km, the Visitor Centre cark park is on the right hand side.
From Dublin: Take the N2 north via Ashbourne towards Slane. Turn right about 2km south of Slane.
From Trim: Take the R161 to Navan and follow directions from Navan. From Slane: take the N2 Ashbourne route from Slane, turn left approx 2 km outside of Slane and follow the signs for Brú na Bóinne.
Bus Route(s): Bus Eireann operates a bus service (Route 163) between the Visitor Centre and Drogheda. See Bus Eireann website for details. This service runs in conjunction with the service to Drogheda from Dublin. Contact Bus Eireann, Travel Centre +353 (0) 1 8366111 or +353 (0) 41 983 5023.
Bru na Boinne (Newgrange and Knowth) bus link 188
TFI Local Link Route 188 connecting Rathcairn, Athboy, Navan, Duleek, Donore, and Drogheda with Brú na Bóinne and the Battle of the Boyne Site. The route operates 8 times per day, 7 days per week providing improved access to our heritage sites. Access the Athboy to Drogheda timetable and many more Local Link timetables available at www.locallinklmf.ie/rrs-daily-services.
Brú na Bóinne Tour plus Newgrange Chamber
SENIOR (60 and over): €16
CHILD (12-17): €12
CHILD (under 12): FREE
STUDENT (valid student ID required): €12
FAMILY (max. 2 adults & 5 Children aged 12 -17) : €48
Visitor Centre Exhibition only
SENIOR (60 and over): €4
CHILD (12-17): €3
CHILD (under 12): FREE
STUDENT (valid student ID required): €3
FAMILY (max. 2 adults & 5 Children aged 12 -17): €13
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