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A visit to Newbridge Silverware is an experience like no other!
Enjoy a memorable and engaging experience with a guided tour of the working factory floor meeting the craftsmen and women behind one of Ireland’s oldest and best-loved brands.
Established in 1934 Newbridge Silverware is a family business using time-honoured methods and heritage machinery.
The factory is open for you to see first hand the intricate craft of creating quality silver tableware and jewellery for which Newbridge Silverware is renowned worldwide.
The Factory Tour
Take a 45 minutes guided tour of the working factory at Newbridge Silverware. See the craft, immerse in the history, meet the characters. This is an opportunity to experience the craft of manufacturing tableware and jewellery, a craft which is virtually unchanged since the company was founded in 1934.
The Museum of Style Icons
Visit the fashion museum which houses one of the worlds most intriguing collections. Here you can see notable garments once worn by some of the greatest style icons of the 20th century. Stars of stage and screen. Experience the beauty and style of original pieces which belonged to Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe, Grace Kelly, Her Royal Highness, Princess Diana, the Beatles, Elvis and many more.
The Lifestyle Store
The Newbridge Silverware Lifestyle Store is Newbridge Silverware’s flagship store encompassing the complete range of Irish designed products plus much more. Browse through all of the collections on offer, from Jewellery and Giftware to Homeware, Stainless Steel and premium EPNS Tableware.
The award-winning Café Carleton is open seven days a week. Enjoy delicious freshly prepared local food in a bright, friendly and relaxed atmosphere enhanced by the ambience of live piano music each Monday to Friday morning.
- Explore behind the scenes and revel at the craftspeople creating tableware, jewellery and more.
- See first-hand the intricate craft of creating quality silver tableware as well as the many jewellery and gift items.
- A unique chance to see the full process of manufacturing tableware, virtually unchanged since the company was founded in 1934.
- Home to one of the world’s greatest fashion and popular culture museums, exhibitions including the world’s largest private collection of Audrey Hepburn garments as well as artefacts from stars of stage, screen and public life.
- The Newbridge Silverware Flagship Lifestyle Store
- The award-winning Café Carleton
Monday - Saturday 9:00 to 18:00
Sunday 10:00 to 18:00
Monday - Sunday: 11:30, 14:00 and 15:00 (tour times vary seasonally – check our website for the latest information)
Museum Admission Times
Monday - Saturday: 9:00 to 16:30
Sunday & Public Holidays: 10:00 to 16:30
Café Opening Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00 to 17:00
Sunday & Public Holidays: 10:00 to 17:00
Closed: 24th, 25th, 26th December, 1st January. Newbridge Silverware re-opens 12 noon, 2nd January.
Last admission: No last admission but 16:00 recommended to ensure visitors fully enjoy their visit.
Approx. visit duration:Please allow 80 – 120 mins to visit and allow extra time for Shopping in our Lifestyle Store and dining in our Award Winning Café Carleton.
Newbridge Silverware Visitor Centre
Athgarvan Rd, Newbridge, Co.Kildare
T: +353 (0)45 431 301
• Adult: €12
• Senior: €10
• Student (with valid ID): €10
• Up to two children under 12 are free with a paying adult subject to availability
Museum of Style Icons Admission is Free of Charge
Other Useful Information
Chinese audio tour information on WeChat.
DINING / REFRESHMENTS
The award-winning Café Carleton opens seven days a week serving breakfast, lunch and an array of delicious light meals and desserts. Enjoy delicious local food in a bright, friendly and relaxed atmosphere enhanced by the ambiance of live piano music each Monday to Friday morning.
The Newbridge Silverware Lifestyle Store is Newbridge Silverware’s flagship store encompassing the complete range of products. Browse through all of the collections on offer, from Jewellery and Giftware to Homeware, Stainless Steel and premium EPNS Tableware.
Free wifi is available throughout Newbridge Silverware Visitor Centre.
Free Car and Coach parking on site.
Newbridge Silverware is fully wheelchair accessible.
GROUPS & TOURS
For group bookings and guided tours (minimum numbers 10 people and Maximum of 20 people. For larger groups of 21+, additional tour guides can be made available for the factory tour, subject to availability and booking), please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call +353 (0)45 431301 and dial 0.
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Private hire of Museum of Style Icons and Café Carleton are available outside of opening hours for corporate bookings. For inquiries please email email@example.com
The Newbridge Silverware Visitor Centre and its award-winning attractions located just outside Newbridge, Co. Kildare. It is easily accessible;
By Car: Only 30 mins from Dublin. Take the M7 from Dublin (main road to Limerick, Killarney and Cork). Leave M7 at Junction 10 and follow the signs. Driving from Cork and Limerick, take Junction 12 off M7 and follow the signs.45 minutes from Dublin airport.
By Bus: Multiple bus operators and services through Newbridge with buses stopping in Newbridge main street approx 10mins walk. See www.buseireann.ie, dublincoach.ie for timetable, fares and online bookings.
By Train: Irish Rail train service available at Newbridge Train Station, station road, Newbridge, approx 20mins walk to Newbridge Silverware. Taxis at the station. Normal Service between 7:00 and 19:00 daily (@ 30mins from Dublin). See www.irishrail.ie for up to date timetable, fares, and online bookings.
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