The Box in the Docks, Waterways Ireland Visitors Centre

  Grand Canal Quay, D2      (+353) (0)1 677 7510     more than a year ago
Ireland's waterways criss-cross the island, providing a unique sightseeing perspective and opening up the landscape like no other navigational route. You can choose to cruise, take a boating daytrip or enjoy myriad events and activities on and beside the inland rivers, lakes and canals of Ireland. And signposted walkways guide you to ancient sites, stately homes, traditional pubs and many more dry-land attractions.

The history and significance of Ireland's waterways, from the magnificent North-West sweep of the Shannon-Erne Waterway to the Dublin-Shannon Grand and Royal Canals, are explored at the Box in the Docks, an award-winning structure designed to float at its Grand Canal home.

Child friendly inter-actives, environmental displays and lots of info for would-be navigators is all here. So go explore, then book your passage for what may be the most memorable trip of your life. The centre is also available for corporate events and private hire. 


City centre location


Wed-Sun: 10:00 - 18:00 (last entry 17:30).

Price/Additional Info

Adult €4, child €2, student/OAP €3, U5 free. Family Tickets available.


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