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Public Tours

UCC Walking Tours

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Public Historic Tours

The Public Historic tours have been running daily (six days a week) since 2015. The tour is guide led in English and is a historical and cultural overview of the university. 

The tour visits the Main Quadrangle, Ogam Stones Collection, Queen Victoria Statue, Aula Maxima, Presidents Garden, Honan Chapel, George Boole Statue, Crawford Observatory and the University Mace at Visitor Services.

No booking required unless there is a large number of people in family unit. No groups allowed on public tours. Groups will need to book a enterprise tour.





Monday to Friday

11.30am and 3pm

70 minutes


12pm 70 minutes
Sunday 1pm 70 minutes

Public tours cost

  • Adults: €5 
  • Under 16s: €3
  • Under 4s: Free

Community Groups, Special Education and Charity Groups

Visitor Services has run tours for community groups, special education (e.g. Cope Foundation, Rehab, National Learning Network etc.) since 2005. These tours emphasise UCC’s commitment to community engagement. 

The content of tours reflects the interest and the capabilities of those involved. 



Duration Cost

Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm

Average length 1 hour Free

Visitor Services

North Wing, Main Quad, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland,