The John P Holland Centre

The John P Holland Centre is a Visitor Centre dedicated to the life and work of John P Holland


The John P Holland centre is home to a cafe, craft store and museum space based in Liscannor, Co Clare, only 5 minutes from the Cliffs of Moher.

The Cafe has light refreshments, Tea/Coffee, WC and Snacks. It also includes views of our onsite Fullacht Fiadh.

Our Craft Store is stocked with beautiful brands, including local designers from Killaloe, Ennis and Moher. It is also home to brands such as Jack Murphy, Ekotree, Tipperary Crystal, and many more


This is no ordinary boring museum. It houses:

  • An interactive John P Holland portrait
  • A rustic steel porthole photo opportunity
  • US Navy documentary on the life and work of John P. Holland
  • Over 4000 photos, sketches & letters from John P. Holland
  • Panels on the development of the Submarine throughout
  • The famous John P Holland Statue
  • Information on the twinning of Patterson, NJ and Liscannor

Visitors Fees:

Adult – €2.50 each

Children 8-12 – €1.50 each

Kids under 8 – Free


The John P Holland Centre

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