Plan a Visit

Opening Hours

St Stephen’s Green Park is open all year round.
Monday – Saturday: 7.30am – dusk.
Sunday and bank holidays: 9.30am – dusk.
Christmas Day: 9.30am- 12.30pm

Approximate times of dusk are 4.30-6pm (Jan-Feb), 6.30-8.30pm (Mar-Apr), 9pm (May-July), 7-8.30pm (Aug-Sep), 4-6.30pm (Oct-Dec). Please contact us for exact closing hours on any given day.

Location

St Stephen’s Green Park is located in St Stephen’s Green Square, in Dublin 2. The main entrance is through the Fusiliers’ Arch, at the top of Grafton Street.

Transport

Most buses serve the city centre, and stop near St Stephen’s Green Park. Check the Dublin Bus website for up to date schedules. The Luas tram green line also terminates at the park; get out at the stop for ‘St Stephen’s Green’.

St Stephen's Green Park

St Stephen’s Green Park

Drag the yellow figure to the red pin to explore the site at streetview level.

Facilities

The playground features separate areas for smaller and older children. The swings, slides, and roundabout are very popular with younger visitors.

The Garden for the Blind contains signs in Braille, and aromatic plants that can be handled.

Tours

Specialist guided tours are available on request; contact us at least a month in advance. There is a maximum of twenty people. Regular guided tours of ‘The Green Mile‘ are available each weekend morning from the neighbouring Little Museum of Dublin. You can also download the free official audioguide to the Green on your phone or tablet – click here for more details.

Visit

The average length of a visit is one to two hours.

Admission

There is no charge for entry.

Photography / Video

Photography and video are permitted; contact us for permission for commercial or wedding photography.

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Code of Conduct for Dog Owners

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Current St Stephen’s Green Park Brochure

Also in the Area

The Little Museum of Dublin

Distance: 13m.

Check out their weekend tour of the Green.

The National Museum of Ireland: Archaeology and Ethnography

Distance: 300m.

The national repository for all archaeological objects found in Ireland.

Iveagh Gardens

Distance: 300m.

Dublin’s ‘Secret Garden’, with a three-hundred year old history.

The National Library of Ireland

Distance: 350m.

Award-winning exhibitions, family history resources, and an impressive Victorian reading room.

You can also read about the history of the site before your visit.

Find out about the origins of the park, the role played by Sir Arthur Guinness in its restoration, and the occupation of the Green during the 1916 Rising.

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