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Kilbeggan Distillery Experience
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Discover real artisanal Irish whiskey distilling at Kilbeggan Distillery - the oldest distillery in Ireland, dating back to 1757.

See for yourself the traditional method of mashing in oak mash tuns, fermenting in Oregon pine vats and the new Kilbeggan malt spirit flowing from the 180-year-old pot still.

A tour of Kilbeggan Distillery will take you back in time to discover how Irish whiskey was made during John Lockes ownership of the distillery during the 19th century before bringing you into the present where you can hear, smell and taste Kilbeggan Irish whiskey as it is distilled today.  

The perfect marriage of the past and present makes Kilbeggan Distillery an authentic Irish experience not to be missed.

Highlights include:
  • Ireland’s oldest distillery, dating back to 1757
  • The chance to see whiskey distilling at its finest including traditional methods
  • Taste Kilbeggan Irish whiskey - an award-winning brand

Visitor Information

Open Year Round
Daily. See website for tour times.

Contact Details

Kilbeggan Distillery Experience,
Main Street, Kilbeggan, Co. Westmeath

T: +353 (0) 57 933 2134

Closed: December 23 to January 1

Last admission: one hour before closing

Approx. visit duration: 60 minutes 


Admission Prices 2018

Adult: €14.00
Senior (aged 65+): €13.00
Student (with valid ID): €13.00
Child (under 18): Free


Other Useful Information

Leaflets available in English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Russian and Polish.  

Gift shop selling full range of Kilbeggan Whiskeys.

Free car and coach parking available on-site.

Partially wheelchair accessible.

Group rates available (minimum 15 people). Pre-booking required.


Map Location

Located on the main street in Kilbeggan, a 90 minute drive from either Dublin or Galway (exit 5 off the M6 motorway). 

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