View from RiverWe are located at Cork's Victorian Waterworks on the Lee Road on the west side of Cork City

GPS 510 53' 42.06 N. 080 30' 33.16" W.

Our Summer Opening hours (June,July,August) are

  • Monday to Friday   09.00 - 17.00
  • Sat/Sun & B-Hol    10.00 - 17.00

Winter Opening Hours (September - May) are

  • Monday - Friday 09.00-17.00


  • Adult                   €5.00
  • Children              €3.00
  • Family (2a+2c)    €15.00

Guided tours of our newly opened steam centre experience are available all day every day, groups are very welcome.

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Irelands Ancient East

Lifetime Lab offers a warm welcome ensuring your visit is enjoyable and memorable. Journey though our Victorian Architecture, Discover some of Cork's Industrial Heritage, Investiage our Interactive Exhibits & enjoy a coffee in our playground & garden. 

Lifetime Lab is a 5 minute drive from Cork City Centre and a short walk from Fitzgeralds Park, Cork City Gaol , University College Cork and local bus routes.

Lifetime Lab has a coffee dock/snack shop, a picnic area and toilet facilities (wheelchair accessible).

There is free car parking and the site is fully wheelchair accessible.
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