Located in the centre of the village, the Avoca Heritage Centre is in a bright Ochre colour building, formerly a Courthouse, right next to the park and river. It is now home to a tourist information office, IT centre with internet access, small heritage centre and gift shop.
If you have an interest in the Heritage of the area there is a lot of old photographs of days gone by. You’ll find interesting displays of historical items from the mines, and photographs with information about the hit BBC TV series that was filmed in the village, Ballykissangel. Find out about the old Avoca Mines and view some of the implements used in the old mine workings. You can also explore your roots with the genealogy records of deaths and births in the area from the 1800s. The staff will be able to offer pointers and direct you to local cemeteries where you may be able to discover an old tomb stones with the old family name. They also sell little trinkets and quirky souvenirs.
Open year round
Main Street, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Avoca, Phone: 0402 35022 Co Wicklow.