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Smithwicks Experience

Located less than a five minute walk from Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel and in the heart of Ireland’s Medieval Mile.  Smithwick’s Experience; named as one of Lonely Planet's top new attractions, takes visitors on a journey through over 300 years of history behind Ireland’s most popular ale.  Satisfy your curiosity and experience the Smithwick's story for yourself with an interactive tour through the centuries.  You will discover stories of our rich heritage on a unique guided tour and meet some interesting characters along the way. Best of all, it’s all topped off with a perfectly poured pint of the red stuff (visitors over 18 years of age, under 18s will receive a complimentary soft drink).

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Open for tours daily from 10am, last admission at 5pm March - October (and 11am - 4pm in November and December)
Retail Shop open until 6pm
Free audio guides available in German, French, Spanish & Italian
Wheelchair access
Guided tour that takes you through over 300 years of Smithwicks history
Tour includes a complimentary pint of Smithwicks or a soft drink
Family friendly attraction


For more information, visit www.smithwicksexperience.com

For general queries and group bookings Tel: +353 (0) 56 7786377 or Email: info@smithwicksexperience.com