Opening Hours

The Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience is open on a year round basis. The visitor centre building is closed on 24th, 25th & 26th December only.

The centre opens at 9am all year round. Closing time extends throughout the season.

Outside the Visitor Centre

Opening hours 2016 Season

Month Opening Hours
January 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m
February 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m
March 9.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m. (6.30pm Weekends & Bank Holidays)
April 9.00 a.m. – 6.30 p.m. (7.00pm Weekends & Bank Holidays)
May 9.00 a.m. – 7.00 p.m. (7.30pm Weekends & Bank Holidays)
June 9.00 a.m. – 7.30 p.m. (8.00pm Weekends & Bank Holidays)
July 9.00 a.m. – 9.00 p.m.
August 9.00 a.m. – 9.00 p.m.
September 9.00 a.m. – 7.00 p.m. (7.30pm Weekends & Bank Holidays)
October 9.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m. (6.30pm Weekends & Bank Holidays)
November 9.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.
December 9.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.

To visit the Cliffs Exhibition please allow at least 20 minutes prior to closing time.

O’Brien’s Tower is open daily but hours will vary according to the time of year. Please check with staff onsite for today’s opening hours. The tower may be closed due to weather or operational constraints.

The hours for opening for the gift shop, Puffins Nest café and craftworker units hours of operation may vary from that of the visitor centre overall. Please check with staff onsite for today’s opening hours. The Cliffs View Café provides service up to 15 minutes prior to closing time.

From time to time it is necessary to close the visitor centre due to extreme weather conditions. Please note the signage on entry to the visitor car park and coach park.

Opening hours may be subject to change. Please call the visitor centre for exact opening hours.

Due to the popularity of the Cliffs of Moher as a tourist attraction the visitor centre and site can become crowded during the peak times of the day 11am – 4pm, during the months May to September, and at weekends school and bank holidays at other times.  The visitor centre has extended opening hours from March to October and it is advisable that if you are travelling to the Cliffs by car or public transport that you do so outside of these times for your maximum comfort and enjoyment of your visit. The Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre is open until 9pm in July and August.