Castle Life

With cutting-edge audio visuals, 3D models, and discovery drawers all combine to help you to delve into the Castle’s history.

Visitors can try on historic costumes - 18th century dresses or chainmail tunics.

There is something here for everyone to enjoy!On your journey through the exhibition, you will meet Nicholas the Master Mason, a lively character who may even share some of the valuable secrets of his trade or indeed set you to work!

You will also meet an array of colourful characters like Willem the cheerful Moneyer, the grim Constable Roger De Lees and more.

Hear about the history of King John's Castle


Shannon Heritage is constantly looking at ways to enhance our customer experiences with value adding products and services.

We are delighted to offer our customers an Annual Membership programme that offers many benefits to users. 

Both cards offer special admission rates to all Shannon Heritage day visitor attractions and evening entertainments in Counties: Clare, Limerick, Galway and Dublin. 

Members can also avail of discounts on all purchases at Shannon Heritage operated Tea Rooms and Gift Shops.

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