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You will not have a more intriguing experience anywhere else....
Take the Newbridge Silverware factory tour, talk to the craftsmen and marvel at the unique skills used to craft their famous tableware and jewellery.
The factory and craft, established in 1934, is unique in Ireland and now one of very few of its kind left in Europe.
The factory is open for you to see first-hand the intricate craft of creating quality sterling silver and silver plated tableware as well as the many jewellery and gift items which Newbridge Silverware is renowned for worldwide.
The Factory Tour
The Newbridge Silverware Factory tour is an experience unlike any other. It is unique. Explore behind the scenes and revel at the craftsmen creating cutlery, jewellery and more. 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 must unique collections. Here you can see notable garments once worn by some of the greatest style icons of the 20th century. Experience the beauty and style of Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe, Grace Kelly, Her Royal Highness, Princess Diana and many more.
The Lifestyle Store
The Newbridge Silverware Lifestyle Store, is Newbridge Silverware’s flagship store encompassing the complete range of 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 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 craftsmen creating tableware, jewellery and more
- See first-hand the intricate craft of creating quality sterling silver and silver plated 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 and two rare items belonging to Princess Grace of Monaco
- The Newbridge Silverware Flagship Lifestore Store
- The award-winning Café Carleton
Monday - Saturday 9:00 to 18:00
Sunday 10:00 to 18:00
Monday - Sunday: 10:30, 11:30 and 14:00
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
• 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
Free paper guides available in English.
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 food in a bright, friendly and relaxed atmosphere enhanced by the ambiance of live piano music each Monday to Friday morning.
SHOPPINGThe 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, 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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