A unique venue with 800 years of history…

Combining sensitive restoration and contemporary architectural design, St. Mary’s Church and Graveyard
has been converted and extended into a modern museum and exhibition centre.

Designed to enrich the culture life of the city and provide a new attraction for visitors the Medieval Mile Museum
can also be hired for private functions, temporary exhibitions and cultural events.

For more information please email Anne-Marie on or call 00353 861705934.

Make sure to keep an eye on our website for information on upcoming events at the museum.

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‘Holly and Ivy Tour: Christmas at the Medieval Mile’

December 22 @ 3:00 pm


Step back in time to Christmas gone by at Kilkenny’s Medieval Mile Museum. Discover the rich history and Irish folk traditions associated with Christmas and the turning of the year, from the Celtic origins of the Christmas holly, to Christmas 1647, when Cromwell outlawed holly, ivy, alcohol and mince pies!

Join our guides in a festive journey through Kilkenny’s Christmases past and discover the many stories that make Christmas what it is in Kilkenny today.

  • Dates: 4th, 5th, 11th, 12th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 28th, 29th & 30th of December
  • Times: 2 p.m. & 3 p.m. Each Date
  • Capacity: 6 People Per Tour

Ticket Price: €9 Per Person

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Medieval Mile Museum


Medieval Mile Museum
2 St Mary’s Lane High Street
Kilkenny, Ireland
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