gateway to the Burren

Explore The Burren Visitor Centre Exhibition and discover the wonders of the burren

Learn about the Flora and Fauna of the Burren

A unique music experience
home of the Kilfenora céili Band

traditional home-made food
in Our Burren Centre Café

Witness the famed
Kilfenora Cathedral


News & Happenings

The newly reimaged and upgraded Burren Visitor Centre Exhibition, Kilfenora Ceili Band Room, Burren Centre Café and UNESCO Geopark Information Point is open daily from 09:00 - 17:00.

Experience the Burren, its people, its heritage and its music at the Burren Visitor Centre in Kilfenora.

We welcome Individual visitors, families and groups.

For group bookings: Contact us on +353 65 7088030 or email us at info@theburrencentre.ie.

The Burren EcoTourism Network in County Clare has won a prestigious travel award from Lonely Planet.
The Burren EcoTourism Network in County Clare has won a prestigious travel award from Lonely Planet.

The Burren Centre has been involved with Burren Ecotourism Network since its inception in 2008. We were fortunate to be one of the 18 tourism businesses who got together with a clear vision - that the Burren would become a premier internationally-recognised region ensuring the future economic and social growth and sustainable development of its communities. We are so proud to be a member of this organisation.

Featured Items

Burren centre craft shop online
Whether shopping for yourself or for gifts, our craft shop features a wide range of  hand-made local goods; such as, clothes, accessories, arts and crafts, soaps, CDs and books on the Burren. You can visit our shop in person or shop online.

Burren Centre T-shirt

Made with organic cotton

Shop clothing

Burren Centre  Soap

Made with goat milk and honey

Shop Soaps

Kilfenora Cieli Band CD

Both Sides Now Release

Shop CDS

Burren Centre Tote

Durable Canvas Tote

Shop Gifts

Learn about the Burren.

Ireland’s first Interpretative Centre is the essential introduction to this world-famous UNESCO Geopark, and to thousands of years of history reflected in ancient tombs, forts, castles and distinctively natural farming practices. Find us in the heart of the historic village of Kilfenora – the ‘City of the Crosses’ – and situated next to the ancient Kilfenora Cathedral.
flora & fauna
people and legends
Kilfenora Cross in Exhibition Centre




Adult Ticket

Admission for one Adult.



Student & Senior Citizen Price





CHILDren UNDER 6 are free / for group rates please email info@theburrencentre.ie

Kilfenora Ceili Band at the Irish Club, Dublin 1956
The Kilfenora Céilí Band at the Irish Club, Dublin 1956

Discover a unique music experience

The Kilfenora Céilí Band

North Clare, and Kilfenora in particular, is renowned for its musical heritage. A comprehensive exhibition with a lively video tells the remarkable story of the internationally famous Kilfenora Céilí Band – 111 years old and still thrilling audiences and dancers with its combination of world-class musical skills and youthful energy.

Enjoy A tasty local food experience

BUrren centre CAFé

A warm welcome awaits you as you try our enticing menu – from snacks to 3 course meals, and take-aways, coffees, teas and soft drinks – prepared in our kitchen.

View Our Menu

Tourist Information.

Local Attractions
There are a wide variety of things to do and places to see in close proximity to The Burren Centre.  See our list of what we think you might find interesting.
Wild Atlantic Way
The wildest, most captivating, coastal driving route in the world – Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way!
Get advice on what to see and do in North Clare at our main reception.
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