Cork Heritage Open Day

Cork Heritage Open Day, Saturday August 14th

Organised by Cork City Council, Cork Heritage Open Day which is a celebration of the built heritage of Cork is taking place virtually on


Running for over 16 years, Cork Heritage Open Day sees the historic buildings in the city open their doors to the public for one day only. Due to Covid 19 this year the buildings are closed, but Cork City Council has created over 45 guided tours of buildings in Cork which are all available to view on this website.


Enjoy guided tours of buildings in Cork, guided tours of natural heritage sites in Douglas and in Ballyvolane, interviews with historians and wonderful archival footage of Cork of times gone past.

Click on Heritage Week to see what events are taking place in Cork during National Heritage Week which runs from August 14th to August 23rd.