The interactive science centre houses astronomical instruments, cameras, photographs and photographic equipment used by the Third and Fourth Earls and Mary, Countess of Rosse, in the middle and late 1800’s.
Also on display is electrical and engineering equipment originally belonging to Charles Parsons and used in his experiments as well as a large area devoted to the botanical work carried out in the Demesne.
16th March – 31st Oct 9:00 – 18:00
1st November – 15th March 10:00 – 16:00
Birr is just a 10 minute drive from Kinnitty. After you have spent time exploring the gardens take a walk around the beautiful Georgian town of Birr.
We are delighted to be ranked in the top 10% of hotels worldwide on Trip Advisor and receive the Traveller’s Choice Award 2020
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