Covid-19 Updates for the GAA Museum & Tours
With the health of our staff and visitors our priority, the GAA Museum team have worked to ensure a safe and enjoyable family day out when tours can begin again. Social distancing will be in place and all hygiene and cleaning advice will be strictly followed.
Please follow the new safety signage in place. Play by the rules and stay safe.
Stadium Tours - Outdoor Only Tours
While the indoor elements of the Croke Park Stadium Tour remain closed due to Covid-19 restrictions, this July & August we’re giving you the very best pitch side experience on this special outdoor edition of the Croke Park Stadium Tour.
These tour are offered at a discounted rate. To find out more and to book an Outdoor Stadium Tour, visit crokepark.ie/stadiumtour
Skyline Tours - Open
From May 10th our Skyline Tours will recommence. We’ve reduced the numbers on our tours to make social distancing easy at all times - our tours will be running at 25% capacity, so for Skyline, this means 8 persons per tour.
Our Skyline Tour will operate the same route and duration as before. To book our thrilling Skyline Tour, visit crokepark.ie/skyline
GAA Museum - Open
After your tour, access to the GAA Museum is complimentary but limited to 30 minutes. For later tours, we recommend you come to the museum in advance of your tour, as the museum closes at 5.00pm.
Here you can view exhibitions and collections that tell the story of the Gaelic games from ancient times to present day, including the new 'Remembering Bloody Sunday' exhibition.
A limited number of museum-only tickets can be booked daily, which also include direct access to the Remembering Bloody Sunday exhibition. With this tickets you can enjoy a 45 minute visit to the museum.
To book, visit crokepark.ie/gaamuseum
Advance Online Booking Only
All tours must be booked online in advance. Book your tour and timeslot on crokepark.ie/tours
Visitors with tour vouchers must also book in advance by emailing [email protected]
Arriving For Your Tour
All tours begin at the GAA Museum in the Cusack Stand. Entry is via St. Joseph’s Avenue. Turn at the Daybreak shop on Clonliffe Road. There is no entry to the GAA Museum via the Hogan Stand or Jones Road. For more information on getting here visit crokepark.ie/getting-here/parking-for-gaa-museum-tours
There’s ample free car and bike parking available.
Admission will be five minutes before your tour is scheduled to depart. Please do not arrive too early as you will be asked to wait outside in a socially distanced queue.
Our team will be on hand to make sure you know where to go and your tour guide will meet you outside to start the tour at the appointed time.
Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate late arrivals.
For now the Blackthorn Café will remain closed.
The GAA Museum gift shop will re-open on Monday 17th May. The shop is open to the public, so you don’t have to book a tour to visit the shop. But of course you can visit after your tour also!
A limited number of people will be allowed in the shop so you may have to join a socially distanced queue before entering. We encourage visitors to pay using a contactless method where possible.
For Your Safety
- Before visiting the GAA Museum & Tours, visitors should assess their health. Do not visit if you have symptoms of COVID-19, are self-isolating, in travel quarantine, are awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test or have been in contact with someone who has the virus.
- Face coverings must be worn by all visitors 12 years of age and over - both inside and outside.
- Patrons who do not adhere to the health and safety protocols outlined by staff while visiting the GAA Museum will be asked to leave immediately.
- Visitor lockers in the GAA Museum cannot be used at this time.
- We regret that our multi-media devices will not be available on our tours.
- Unfortunately, the Interactive Games Zone and our children’s Den will remain closed for now.
- Toilets are available on-site. They will operate on a one-in and one-out system so bear in mind that you may have to queue. Baby changing facilities and wheelchair access toilet are also available.
- The tour route is fully wheelchair accessible. If possible, please let us know in advance if you are visiting with additional or different needs.
- No smoking is permitted anywhere in Croke Park.
- Touching or stepping on the Croke Park pitch is strictly prohibited.
- It is essential that you remain with your tour guide for the duration of your tour.
- All children/minors must be supervised at all times during their visit by parent/ guardian.
Attending GAA Museum Events
When it is allowed to do so, the GAA Museum also operates events separate to our visitor experiences. Those attending exhibition launches, lectures, performances and other events should bear in mind the following before visiting the GAA Museum:
- Capacity for all events will be subject to government guidelines on indoor gatherings.
- Please maintain social distancing at all times during your visit.
- It is necessary to wear a face covering at all times.
- Do not visit if you have symptoms of COVID-19, are self-isolating, in travel quarantine, are awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test or have been in contact with someone who has the virus.
- Patrons who do not adhere to the health and safety protocols will be asked to leave immediately.