Nano Nagle Place
Explore a hidden oasis in Cork city
Nestled within the heart of Cork City’s Centre, experience an oasis of peace & reflection in a heritage museum like no other, Nano Nagle Place.
The museum depicts life in 18th century Cork, and the tireless work & efforts made by Nano Nagle Nano founded the Presentation Order, which continues her education and social inclusion work today, until her death in 1784. She opened 7 schools for poor children throughout Cork city, founded an almshouse for poor women, and most notably, founded the Presentation Order, which continues her education and social inclusion work today.
A museum, heritage rooms, gardens, the lovely Good Day Deli, a design and gift store, and a Cork-focused book shop are all part of Nano Nagle Place. Several educational charities are housed in the beautifully restored convent houses. Tourists & locals alike spend the day strolling through the beautiful garden and exploring the history of Nano Nagle.
Nano Nagle Place is located on Douglas Street, just a 5-minute walk from the English Market and St. Patrick’s Street, and is an excellent start to your discovery of Cork City’s history. You receive plenty of material with your ticket that help you navigate around Nano Nagle Place as well as the city.
Due to the interactive nature of a number of the museum, a number of extra precautions have been brought in, with gloves available, sanitiser stations dotted about the site, and a regular cleaning routine in operation.
Nano Nagle Place is open Tuesday- Sunday 10.00am-17.00pm. It is free to visit Nano Nagle’s tomb, and the gardens – self-guided tours of the museum can be booked in advance. The Heritage Experience can also be booked online with Adult Admissions costing €7.50pp and Child Admissions costing €4.50. Please visit the Nano Nagle Place website here, for more information and updated regulations regarding Covid-19.