Secondary School Tours

Croke Park, the home of Gaelic games, is the ultimate school tour destination bringing together our national sport, heritage and culture in one inspiring location.

Croke Park School Tours offer Junior and Leaving Certificate students an engaging educational experience linked to the school curriculum.

Our expert and experienced guides bring the stadium, its stories and the surrounding cityscape to life, offering unique insights on Irish history, culture and sport.

Stadium Tour

Inspire your students with our access-all-areas guided stadium tour. Walk in the footsteps of legends and learn about defining moments in Irish history.

Visit the team dressing rooms before going pitchside via the players’ tunnel.

Includes ‘September Days’ a short film capturing the magic of All-Ireland Final day and exclusive ‘Get in the Zone’ footage from top GAA players.

€9 per student
Duration – 2 hours

(including GAA Museum)

Ericsson Skyline Tour

Have a classroom full of thrill-seekers? They’ll love the Croke Park rooftop tour with its unmatched panoramic city views and insights into Dublin’s celebrated landmarks, combined with the thrill of walking 17 storeys high on
the roof of one of Europe’s largest stadiums.

Your students will learn about Dublin’s history while getting a truly bird’s-eye view of our capital city.

€15 per student
Duration – 2 hours
(including GAA Museum)

GAA Museum

Immerse your students in the spine-tingling and completely unique story of Gaelic games. Then let them burn up some energy in the Interactive Games Zone.

The museum’s collections and interactive exhibits vividly illustrate the story of our national games from ancient times to present day.

Museum Entry Included In All Tours

Croke Park on Bloody Sunday

This special tour, combining the highlights of our stadium and rooftop tour, gives Junior and Leaving Certificate students unique perspectives into the events that took place in Dublin and Croke Park on 21st November 1920.

The visit begins in the GAA Museum with the short film ‘National Awakenings’ before going pitchside to recount this significant event during the War of Independence. The tour includes a visit to the Skyline rooftop walkway which provides students with an understanding of how events unfolded across the city on that day.

This tour can be tailored to the group’s educational requirements and adapted to cover events from 1913-1923.

€15 per student
Duration – 2 hours

(including GAA Museum visit)

GAA Museum Library & Archive

For students wishing to undertake further research, the GAA Library & Archive contains a wide range of primary and secondary source material relevant to the history curriculum including:

  • GAA minute books and convention reports dating back to the late 19th century
  • A number of personal GAA archive collections
  • The eyewitness reports from Croke Park for Bloody Sunday
You can search the archive and make an appointment to visit the library here.

GAA Museum

Discover the history of Ireland’s national games at the GAA Museum, including the role of the GAA in the cultural revival of the late 19th Century.

The museum’s collections and interactive exhibits vividly illustrate the story of Gaelic games from ancient times to present day. Students can also test their hurling and football skills in the Interactive Games Zone.

Free museum entry with all tours!

School Tour Packages

From a voyage of discovery to exhilarating rooftop walks and fun-filled activities, a school tour to Croke Park will be a highlight of the year.

In addition to the range of fantastic attractions here in Croke Park, including the GAA Museum, Ericsson Skyline and Stadium Tour – we’ve also teamed up with Viking Splash Tours and Awesome Walls to offer the ultimate school tour packages for school children of all ages and ability.
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Prices

  • Stadium Tour - €9 per student 
  • Skyline Tour - €15 per student
  • Stadium + Skyline Tour - €19.50 per student
  • Croke Park on Bloody Sunday - €15 per student


School Tours Made Easy

  • Walk in the footsteps of legends on a behind-the-scenes guided Stadium Tour
  • Enjoy amazing views from 44 metres above the famous pitch on the Ericsson Skyline
  • Check out the exhibits in the GAA Museum (included FREE with all tours)
  • Test your hurling and football skills in our interactive games area
  • Pre-visit resources available
  • Fully wheelchair accessible
  • Indoor and outdoor picnic areas available
  • Free onsite coach parking
  • Free WiFi

 


 
 

GET IN THE ZONE

Top GAA players reveal how they prepare for the big game
 

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 Celebrate All-Ireland Day across all GAA sporting disciplines from Football to Hurling to Camogie, shot during the 2015 season.

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