Lifetime Lab, on the banks of the River Lee, is a unique attraction for visitors of all ages with its modern interactive exhibition, themed playground, beautifully restored buildings and equipment and scenic views over the River Lee.
Lifetime Lab is located at the old Cork City Waterworks which was responsible for supplying water to the city of Cork over the past 3 centuries. The Waterworks is the best preserved of its kind in Ireland. The old buildings and machinery have been carefully restored and are now being used to tell the story of how water was supplied to Cork City in the past.
The site offers a number of attractions which combine to ensure that your visit is an enjoyable and memorable one.
- Historical buildings
- Modern Interactive Exhibits
- Steam Centre
- Coffee Dock
- Picnic/Sitting Area
- Sensory Gardens
- Scenic Views over the River Lee
Lifetime Lab has ample car parking and is fully wheelchair accessible. It is five minutes drive from the city centre and easy walking distance of Fitzgerald's Park, Cork City Gaol, Cork City Centre and local bus routes.