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National Craft Gallery

Castle Yard, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 776 1804
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Great for Legit Irish Art, Crafts, Clothes and Mementoes

A great place to shop! All sorts of unique finds at reasonable prices. Lots to choose from and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Vancouver, Canada
Very nice gifts in the store

The shops are in a beautiful building with high end, high quality, locally made goods and a cafe... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
via mobile
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Castle Yard, Kilkenny, Ireland
+353 56 776 1804
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place to shop! All sorts of unique finds at reasonable prices. Lots to choose from and fun to browse. If you worry about suitcase weight going home like I do, they will ship at reasonable rates for quick delivery.

Thank ahendren
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

The shops are in a beautiful building with high end, high quality, locally made goods and a cafe. Unfortunately when I was there, the small outdoor shops were closed. This is a great place to get gifts or to treat oneself.

Thank chijsky
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Lovely products, great and interesting buildings. Directly across from Kilkenny Castle. Be sure to check out the lovely woolen and they ship! 😀 If you have things shipped, they take off the VAT tax before you pay. No paperwork to get your money back that...More

Thank Jodith
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Interesting old stacked for the castle. Now converted to an artist compound and gift shops. Lots of good stuff to be found.

Thank TeG85
Reviewed 2 September 2017

It is too bad that this place is not signed, we wondered in with out realizing where we were. The Garden was great, but more signs would be nice to see.

Thank Christina W
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Nice crafts,nice displays of items that were made from local art students. Anything and everything you can think of to buy.

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 5 August 2017

The studios of the National Craft Gallery have been cleverly installed in the former Kilkenny Castle stables and today it looks as if the various workshops have always been there. That said, there didn't seem to be a large number of studios, and those we...More

Thank JElliot32
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent shopping opportunity at the large craft centre which has many genuine Irish produce and craft to purchase. Excellent cafe upstairs and very good facilities. The working craftsman and women behind the shops are worth visiting as is the garden of the house.

Reviewed 13 June 2017

intending to visit the National Craft Gallery, the opening times were conspicuously displayed beside the door. It should have been open- but was locked- This is disappointing. DON'T TRUST THE ADVERTISED OPENING TIMES.

Thank Vincent D
Reviewed 15 December 2016

What an interesting and stimulating way to step back into time and visit craftsperson after craftsperson in their individual shops and studios, in this complex across from the castle.

Thank Tripsteroid
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