The Knockaloe Centre for WW1 Internment opening times

Public Open Days : July and August, open every Thursday, Friday and Saturday*, 10am to 4pm

plus Special Events advertised throughout the year     *we are required to be closed Fri and Sat of 2nd weekend in August for Royal Show at Knockaloe - see our Your Visit page

In addition we can open by advance booking to the following:

  • to Descendants - by appointment between April and September subject to availability and eligibility - see our Your Visit page. Although the Visitor Centre is closed during the winter period (October to March) as we focus on research and development, the Charity's work continues so please do get in touch on

  • to Groups - by advance booking between April and September - see our Group Visits page

The self-guided interactive tour from the Visitor Centre allows visitors to explore the history in the village and on Knockaloe Farm itself.  For information on downloading the Knockaloe App when the Centre is closed, please click here.

The Charity would love to hear stories from descendants of Knockaloe internees or guards. If you are a Knockaloe descendant please contact our research team before visiting on to ensure that advance research can be carried out prior to a visit and that Trustee and lead researcher, Alison Jones, can be there personally to meet you during your visit and find out what is available about your family story.

Please E-mail for further information.

Entry Fees:

Individuals : Entry to the Centre is FREE however we very much welcome DONATIONS which allow us to cover our ongoing running costs of the Centre, and will allow us to continue to develop it.We suggest a £5 donation per person for your visit which is very much appreciated.

Groups : For commercially organised groups where visitors are paying an overall fee for their trip and/or guide, there is a charge of £7.00pp (to include a tea/coffee), payable by the tour operator/coach driver/guide before or upon arrival. Out of season/sunday visits are subject to availability and on request for £8pp, a minimum overall fee applies (see our Group Visits page for more information).

For further information and to make a booking please E-mail