Tullamore Dew Centre

Tullamore Dew Heritage Centre

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Name Tullamore Dew Heritage Centre County Offaly Nearest Town Tullamore Access Road N80 About Tullamore is the County Town of Offaly and most associated with the production the town's most famous export Tullamore Dew, an Irish whiskey previously distilled by Tullamore Distilllery - that can be traced back to 1829.

The distillery closed in the 1950s but its traces are still visible in the town.

Tullamore Dew is now produced by Irish Distillers Ltd in Midleton, County Cork.

The Tullamore Dew Heritage Centre explores Tullamores development from the small beginnings in the 1620s when there was just a castle, water mill and a few cottages to the thriving midlands county town it is today.

It features the story of Tullamores most famous products, Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey and Irish Mist Liqueur and the people who made them.

Tullamore Dew Heritage Centre, housed in the 1897 Bonded Warehouse, relates the story of the development and production of these products and the development of the town of Tullamore in conjunction with the distillery.

Visitors can wander through the various recreated working stations, such as malting, bottling or cooperage areas and learn how the whiskey was made.

Throughout the tour visitors can interact with the artefacts, admire bees collecting honey for the production of Irish Mist, try on outfits worn on canal barges in the 1850s and learn about the history of Tullamore Town.

Audio-visual presentation, guided and self-guided tours, complimentary tasting of Tullamore Dew Whiskey or Irish Mist Liqueur.

Facilities include Coffee Shop/Bar/Tourist Office/Gift Shop.

Quite simply, an attraction that is not to be missed, whether you are a whiskey lover or not!