Battle of the Boyne

Battle of the Boyne

Battle of the Boyne is commemorated in this beautiful visitor centre location near the site of the Battle in Drogheda. Stroll through historical exhibitions in Oldbridge House and learn how the battle was fought on that fateful day in 1690 between King James and King William.

At stake were the British throne, French Dominance in Europe and religious power in Ireland. The battle has had implications on Irish history every since.  For military historians, the visitor centre is an information treasure trove and provides an insight into the strategy and tactics of the day. William had 36,000 men and James had 25,000 – the largest number of troops ever deployed on an Irish battlefield.

Families can enjoy pleasant strolls along landscaped walkways and gardens and refreshments are available in the on site cafe. The centre is host to numerous events each year including the annual Irish Wolfhound walk.

Opening Hours (Open All Year)

March  to  April
Daily 9.30  –  16.30

May to September
Daily 10.00  –  17.00

October to February
Daily 9.00  –  16.00

Car Park and Main Gate locked two hours after above closing times. Please note that the Visitor Centre, Main Gates & Car Park may be closed due to weather conditions.  Please contact the Visitor Centre at 041 980 9950 to avoid disappointment.

Admission Charges :

Adult €4.00
Senior / Group €3.00
Child / Student €2.00
Family €10.00

Groups of 10 or more people must pre-book

Battle of the Boyne

Visitor centre
Co. Meath

Ph: +353 (0) 41 980 9950


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