UCC Visitors’ Centre

UCC Visitors’ Centre
UCC Visitors’ Centre
Main Quadrangle, University College Cork

7:00pm - 8:30pm

021 490 1876


Child friendly?

Talks / Walks

The UCC Walking tour charts the history of the University’s origin in 1845 to the Modern Living University as University College Cork a world class teaching, learning and research led university. The story of George Boole first Professor of Mathematics is central to our tour and the tour includes a visit to the Boole Window in the Aula Maxima and the Bust of George Boole commissioned as part of the Centenary celebrations. Boole has now become part of the fabric of UCC and you will learn on the tour how he has now even now led to the university’s newest superstition.

The tour is historical and cultural in nature and includes a visit to the Aula Maxima, Ogham Stone Collection, Main Quadrangle, University Gardens, Honan Chapel and refurbished Crawford Observatory. The tour also tells the story of George Boole our first Professor of Maths and founder of Boolean Logic.

Tours are delivered in English and last approximately 70 minutes. The tour is partially wheelchair accessible. The Crawford Observatory is accessible on the ground floor only but does have display panels on the wall on the ground floor.


UCC Visitors’ Centre