Journey through time and immerse yourself in stories of the Fianna, Brigid the Goddess, Saint Brigid and the arrival of the Normans, in one of Ireland’s oldest towns.

The Experience

You will be greeted by a medieval guide who will set the scene and lead you up to a tranquil space where the adventure begins. Legends of Kildare Virtual Reality experience transports you back in time on an emotional and magical journey which allows you to connect directly with these ancient characters.

Price per Person includes:  

  • Guide dressed in Medieval Costume
  • Virtual Reality Experience complimented by Interpretation boards relating other facets of the towns story.
  • An Interactive Map of Kildare Town
  • 10% Discount on purchases in the Gift Shop
  • Opportunity to learn some Irish/ Gaeilge – by picking up our FREE unique ‘Say it As Gaeilge’ Cards
  • Self-Guided Tour of the Town – by downloading the app / scanning the QR code
  • Heritage Trail Map
  • Information on the rest of Ireland – from the inhouse tourist office
  • A chance to engage with a member of staff on local history.

More Information

Each experience lasts 30 minutes booking is highly recommended please arrive 5 – 10 minutes before your slot.

Location: Kildare Town Heritage Centre, Market House, Market Square Kildare.

Price: €7.50

Concessions for Students, OAPs, Children & Groups

Booking available online at 

Languages, English, Irish, French, German & Chinese

Minimum Age: 10 years Maximum Age 104

Opening Hours: January -December

Monday to Saturday 10am – 5pm

Closed for Lunch 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm 

(subject to change) 

Shows every 30 minutes from 10:00am, last show at 4:15pm.

Time Slots:

10.00 – 10.30, 10.30 – 11.00, 11.15 – 11.45, 11.45 – 12.15, 12.15 – 12.45, 2.00 – 2.30, 2.30 – 3.00, 3.15 – 3.45, 3.45 – 4.15, 4.15 – 4.45.