Group Visits

The National Famine Museum | Strokestown Park offers a range of group visit options, all of which can be tailored to individual interests, schedules and catering requirements.

We regularly welcome private groups, school tours, and tour parties to Strokestown Park to enjoy the grandeur of the big house, discover the parallel lives of landlord and tenants at the National Famine Museum, and wander through the estate’s beautiful gardens and woodlands.

Our Woodland Café is also a lovely setting for morning coffee, lunch, and afternoon tea! 

Strokestown Park House Tour

Guided (approximately 60 minutes)

A guided one-hour tour will introduce you to the house, its characters, and its dramatic tales as well as a host of untouched original features, furniture and many, many treasured objects! 

National Famine Museum Tour

Self-guided (at your own pace) 

Audio guides are available in six different languages: English, Irish, Spanish, German, French and Mandarin.

Explore the parallel lives of Strokestown Park’s aristocratic landlords and their tenants during the Great Irish Famine at our state-of-the-art National Famine Museum. 

Gardens & Woodlands

Self-guided (at your own pace)

Visit Strokestown Park’s 6-acre walled gardens and its lush mature woodlands to refresh your senses and exercise your imagination whatever the weather!  You’ll find natural beauty in all seasons.  

Catering for Group Tours at The National Famine Museum |Strokestown Park 

Our Woodland Café team can offer a variety of catering options for your group, including morning coffee, lunch, afternoon tea, and drinks receptions.  We feature fresh local produce whenever possible, some of which is produced here on the Strokestown Park Estate.  

A selection of mementoes, gifts, and cards are also available for purchase, in the Strokestown Park gift shop, which adjoins the café. 

Coach Parking for Group Tours

There is ample complimentary coach parking available in the Strokestown Park House, Gardens & National Famine Museum car park.  Parking for mini-buses and cars is also available free-of-charge. 

How to arrange your Group Visit to The National Famine Museum | Strokestown Park 

Book in Advance

It is best to book your group visit in advance to ensure that we can accommodate your group at a date and time that works for you. Pre-booking also saves time on arrival. 

Talk to us about your group’s needs

When you are travelling as a group it is important that we are able to meet each individual’s needs where possible. We will be happy to answer any of your questions you may have about things like accessibility and dietary requirements, so that all group members can make the most of their trip to The National Famine Museum | Strokestown Park. 

Take advantage of group discounts

Free admission for tour guides and drivers is included in our group tour packages, as well as complimentary refreshments.  

Booking

To make a booking and discuss the competitive group tour rates and packages at Strokestown Park House, Gardens & National Famine Museum please get in touch using the button below.