Visit Wexford’s newest visitor attraction.

Tales of Gaelic kingship, Norman knights, power shifts and miracle working saints abound at this new visitor attraction in Ferns – the story of invasions and ambitious Gaelic kings told in an informative and entertaining way.

Much has been made of the man said to be responsible for the ‘Norman Invasion’. Some say the 12th century King of Leinster, Diarmait MacMurrough was a tyrant and a traitor, others say he was a man of his time. The Medieval Ferns Experience is designed to be an interactive experience with a mix of audio visual, graphic panels, sensory and virtual reality. Come visit and you can make up your own mind!

Because of COVID restrictions and a need for social distancing, it is necessary to pre book online in advance by emailing the Medieval Ferns Experience. Opening from Tuesday – Saturday, from 10am to 5pm, hourly slots are available as follows: 10am, 11am, 12, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm – the last slot is at 4pm. Entry fee of €6 per adult, children under 12 free. Seniors and Students: €5.

We comply with COVID guidelines and will continue to request visitors to wear masks and use the sanitising stations provided – these measures are to ensure the safety of our staff and visitors.

This is a community initiative, run as a social enterprise to tell the story of Ferns and its significant medieval history in an informative and entertaining way.

We would like to make your visit as enjoyable as possible and look forward to welcoming you to the Medieval Ferns Experience at the Ancient Capital of Leinster.