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James Connolly Visitor Centre | Áras Uí Chonghaile

374 - 376 Falls Road, Belfast, County Antrim, BT12 6DG
James Connolly Visitor Centre | Áras Uí Chonghaile

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Best known for his role in the 1916 Easter Rising, James Connolly was a leading Trade Unionist, Socialist and Republican and an iconic figure in Irish history.

Áras Uí Chonghaile | The James Connolly Visitor is an award-winning modern, inspirational, visitor centre located only yards from where James Connolly lived on the Falls Road.

The Centre hosts an exhibition which tells the story of Connolly from his birth in Edinburgh in 1868 to his death in Dublin in 1916. 

The James Connolly Experience | Eispéireas Uí Chonghaile

Immerse yourself in the life, times and politics of James Connolly!

The James Connolly Experience is an audio tour which will guide you from the interactive exhibition, which tells Connolly’s story, to the unique library, Leabharlann Uí Chonghaile and through the art and historic collections. Lasting approximately 40 minutes, the tour will introduce you to many interactive features and historic artefacts and will immerse you in the story of James Connolly as you make your way through the Centre.

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James Connolly Heritage Trail | Turas Oidhreachta Uí Chonghaile

Uncover the hidden heritage of James Connolly! 

This dynamic heritage trail is supported by innovative Augmented Reality. The trail takes visitors on a tour of the city, stopping at some of the most historically significant sites associated with James Connolly while exploring Belfast’s political, industrial, feminist and working class history and the city's role in shaping Ireland for the next 100 years.

The Augmented Reality app allows visitors and citizens alike to bring the story of James Connolly in Belfast to life! 

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Café Uí Chonghaile

Café Uí Chonghaile is located in the heart of Belfast's Gaeltacht Quarter serving breakfast, lunch and all things sweet Whether for coffee, catch-ups or good food - we’re open for business.


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  • Toilets for disabled visitors

Attraction Facilities

  • Gift Shop
  • Guided Tours Available
  • Open Mondays

Audio Commentary in Foreign Languages

  • Audio Commentary in Foreign Languages
  • French audio guide
  • German audio guide
  • Italian audio guide
  • Spanish audio guide


  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve lunch
  • Tea-room/Cafe onsite

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Highchairs Available

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties
  • Cater for school groups
  • Groups catered for
  • Lift/Elevator
  • Online Booking
  • Toilets
  • Wi-fi available

Event Facilities

  • Booking Required

Leisure Facilities

  • Wifi

Payment Methods

  • All major credit/debit cards accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Indoor Attraction
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest
  • Unique venue

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
James Connelly Heritage Trail£15.00 per ticket
James Connolly Experience£22.00 per ticket
James Connolly Experience£10.00 per ticket
James Conolly Expeience£7.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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Opening Times

James Connolly Experience (17 Oct 2023 - 13 Dec 2024)
Monday - Friday09:00 - 16:00
Saturday - SundayClosed
Bank Holiday09:00 - 16:00
Café Uí Chonghaile (17 Oct 2023 - 13 Dec 2024)
Monday - Friday09:00 - 14:00
James Connolly Heritage Trail (17 Oct 2023 - 13 Dec 2024)
Wednesday - Friday10:30 - 13:30

* Please note last admission for Exhibition is 15:00

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