Step back in time in Ireland’s only intact Georgian mansion! Visitors to Newbridge House can learn about its illustrious history on a guided tour through three centuries of history in Ireland’s only intact Georgian mansion and estate. Don’t miss the ‘Cabinet of Curiosities’; created in 1790 it is one of the few remaining family museums in Ireland and the UK filled to the brim with antiquities and oddities. Discover over 300 years of family history on one of the expert-guided tours.
Experience the full “upstairs-downstairs” guided tour. The passionate and knowledgeable tour guides will take you through three centuries of Irish history as you enjoy some of the finest examples of Georgian period Irish architecture. Learn about the Cobbe Family who resided at Newbridge House since 1747. See one of the most spectacular Georgian Drawing rooms in the country and explore one of only 4 remaining ‘Cabinet of Curiosities’ between Ireland and the UK. This is where the family kept some very interesting memorabilia from their travels around the world…including artefacts from one of Captain Cook’s voyages! Continue downstairs to the new Servants Quarters experience where you will be immersed in the Butlers Hall, Housekeepers Room and the Cooks Kitchen through ambient sound, projected visuals and real-life artefacts! The Full Georgian House experience is approx 50 mins. This ticket includes entry to the farm. Audio guides are available in Irish, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian and Mandarin.