A gateway to the Burren
and a Journey through Time

take a Journey through time
in the Burren Centre Exhibition

Learn about the Flora and Fauna of the Burren

A unique music experience
home of the Kilfenora céili Band Parlour

traditional home-made food
in Our Tea Room

Witness the famed
Kilfenora Cathedral

News & Happenings

See the latest news at The Burren Centre in Kilfenora.

Our Tea Rooms are currently open Thursday to Saturday from 10am to 5pm & Sunday from 10am to 4pm.
Please come and sample some of our delicious home made scones and desserts served by our local friendly staff.

Our Exhibition is now closed for the 2021 season but private bookings can be arranged by contacting us at info@theburrencentre.ie.

Our Tea Rooms will remain closed on Thursday & Friday, the 2nd and 3rd of December and will open again on Saturday 4th December. We apologise to our customers for any inconvenience this may cause.

Order your Christmas Cards & Christmas Hampers Now
We are now taking pre-orders for our beautiful Christmas Hampers, all the details you need can be found on our online Christmas Store page
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This report is based on the findings of additional stakeholder engagement and consultation undertaken following approval of a Town and Village Renewal grant. Our goal is that the new exhibition can be as sustainable and resilient as possible for the challenges that lie ahead, taking into account that the tourism industry has been one of the hardest hit by Covid-19.
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Join the Burren Centre team in Kilfenora, Co. Clare. We are looking for: Chef/Cook General Assistant Part-Time Summer Positions Send CV to admin@theburrencentre.ie
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Strategic Planning Project on the Development of North Clare
On behalf of both Lisdoonvarna Fáilte CLG and Clare Local Development Company to inform you of a significant joint planning initiative that has recently been launched in a compatible catchment of North Clare communities. The purpose of the planning initiative is to create a community-led and community-based roadmap for the strategic regeneration, development and sustainability of the region.
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Great Exposure for the Burren
We were delighted to welcome the team from RTÉ One Nationwide to the Burren this week. Presenter Anne Cassin interviewed Oonagh O'Dwyer, Wild Kitchen Bronagh O'Rourke Burren Farm Experience Nuala Mulqueeny of Ailwee Caves all members of the Burren Ecotourism Network. She also met CEO @Jarlath O'Dwyer The programme will air on RTE one in mid February. Thanks to Julie Carr Media for setting up this shoot.
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Town and Village Renewal Scheme
The Burren Centre is delighted that we have been awarded €200,000.00 for the fit-out of our exhibition space. ‍ We hope to continue with the work the people of Kilfenora started back in the early seventies when Ireland’s first Interpretative Centre was opened in our village.
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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

Get Your Ticket for the Burren Exhibition: 
A Walk Through Time




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Adult Ticket

Admission for one Adult.


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Student & Senior Citizen Price


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CHILDren UNDER 6 are free

The Kilfenora Céilí Band at the Irish Club, Dublin 1956

Discover a unique music experience

The Kilfenora Céilí Band Parlour

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 tea rooms

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.

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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.
Discovery Ticket
Explore the Wild Atlantic Way in County Clare with a 7-day pass to all the top attractions. Discover the karst landscape and wildlife of The Burren at the Aillwee Cave and Birds of Prey Centre, Burren Centre, Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience, and more.
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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