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.
Legends of Kildare isn't just a history lesson - it's an engaging adventure, that let's you travel back in time. You'll have the chance to see ancient training sessions of the Fianna and even fly through the air with a Peregrine falcon!
One of the best things about Legends of Kildare is that it's accessible to people of all ages. Whether you're a history buff or just looking for a fun and unique activity, this VR experience has something for everyone.
- Highly recommended part of any visit to Kildare
- Great for small groups ( up to 8 people)
- Fun activity to do with the kids
- Excellent indoor activity - available all year
And it is available in English , Irish, French , German and Chinese!
So why wait? Experience the Legends of Kildare for yourself and discover the rich history and culture of Kildare Town in a whole new way.
Comments & Testimonials
See what our customers, both local, from Ireland and around the world have had to say about the Legends of Kildare VR Experience.
‘Legends of Kildare’ experience – “ brings the art of Irish storytelling to a whole new dimension”
and “captures the romance heroism and tragedies of Kildare’s ancient past that echo in the ruins of
our abbeys and cathedrals”
“…a truly magical and unique experience…. Historic Kildare ….springs to life before your eyes and all around you growing in size and stature through the centuries. It’s difficult not to feel disappointed when the credits roll – I could have easily have spent the entire afternoon exploring that world…”
“After watching this, I felt so proud to be from Kildare. It deepened my knowledge of the history of the town and the important role women played in the story of Kildare. It is a fantastic medium to gain an understanding of our history. Well done."
“Having grown up in Kildare I found the VR tour educational. There were many aspects about the history of Kildare that were unknown to me. I now have a greater appreciation of the importance of the town in Irish history. I recommend the tour to all. Congrats to Tom and all for making this happen.”
“We were very fortunate to have called at the time of the launch of the virtual reality Story of Kildare. What an exhilarating experience! To fly with the peregrine falcon to look down from the air onto the ancient walled town of Kildare was exhilarating. Well done for bringing the past to life in such an imaginative way!! Did I say it was exhilarating????”Mark & Michele Doherty (Belfast)
“I am so impressed honoured and teary eyed watching this inspirational VR story of Kildare’s Legend. The mythic magic and wonderous tale telling warms the cockles of my heart. My Kildare great grandparents and dear granny lived a stones throw from Brigids Fire Temple would have loved it. Comhghairdeas!"Karen Ward (Dublin) - Brigid’s Way Celtic Pilgrimage
“Spectacular! This really reminds us of Disneyland, such a fantastic experience”Pennsylvania , America
“OMG what and amazing experience and privilege to see this amazing St Brigids story and history. I feel so uplifted after watching this history married with modern technology. I will be back when my Irish has improved, I will listen to it in Irish xxx”Kildare
“Excellent experience. Learn lots. Would recommend it to my friends and family. Very worthwhile.”Denise Mc Donald - Kildare
“The Legends of Kildare one of the best historical experiences I have ever experienced. Thank you"Pauline Keenan
“Fantastic experience – great trip through history”M O’Conor
“Thank you so much for sharing this great experience with us! We learned a great dealand are honoured to have been here!! Many thanks”Kevin, Karen and Caitlin O’Leary
“Go Bridget!!”The O’Leary - California , USA
“Wonderful story. Thank you so much from Las Vegas”Brandon Kerr 11 years , Maggie O’Leary Kerr
“Excellent VR experience. A great way to learn about the history of this ancient place. Thank you.”Michael Clancy - County Clare
“Wonderful journey into the Brigid story“Pam Ward – Dublin
“It was just great such an amazing experience and very interesting! I loved it!!”Kristina - Germany
“Quite a remarkable experience. I am really delighted to have had the opportunity.”Sarah Lea-Small, UK
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.
Book Your Tickets for Legends of Kildare Magical VR Experience.
Show Times & Pricing
Maximum of 8 people are allowed per show.
The experience takes about 30 minutes. Shows every 30 minutes from 10:00, last show at 16:30.
Tuesday to Saturday: 10:00 – 10:30, 10:30 – 11:00, 11:15 – 11:45, 11:45 – 12:15, 12:30 – 13:00, 14:00 – 14:30, 14:30 – 15:00, 15:15 – 15:45, 15:45 – 16:15, 16:30 – 17:00
Sunday: 12:00 – 12:30, 12:30 – 13:00, 13:45 – 14:15, 14:30 – 15:00, 15:00 – 15:30, 15:45 – 16:15 ( opening by priory booking of vr only - book online)
€28 for a family for four
€6.50 Child ( 10- 16)
Legends of Kildare Experience Languages: English, Irish, French, German & Chinese
Minimum Age: 10 years
Maximum Age: 104
Location: Kildare Town Heritage Centre, Market Square Kildare. Click here for Google Map and driving directions.
Booking & Experience Information
On the day of your booking if you have any symptoms of Covid 19 or have had a close contact, please ensure you contact us so we can rescheduale your booking.
Please arrive at least 5minutes before the time as late arrival may mean you will have to be rescheduled to the next available slot. If you are running late please call us on 045 530672 to re-schedule.
To book tickets, please use the booking system above. For large groups, or phone bookings you can call us Monday - Saturday on 045 530 672, or get in touch via email.