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Dublinia: Experience Viking and Medieval Dublin

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Address: St. Michael's Hill | Christ Church, Dublin 8, Ireland
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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Dublinia is one of Dublin’s top visitor attractions with three exciting...

Dublinia is one of Dublin’s top visitor attractions with three exciting exhibitions all located at the historic crossroads of Dublin. There are three exciting exhibitions; Viking Dublin and Medieval Dublin recreate the city through life size reconstructions, including a Viking house and a medieval fair while Death and Disease are also investigated. Finally unearth the city’s past at the new interactive History Hunters exhibition, visit an excavation site, and see medieval bugs under the microscope in the Lab. See Dublin from a new perspective and come away knowing more about its citizens throughout the ages!

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Was a sunny day and we didn't know what to do in Dublin. After few minutes we decided to go to the Dublinia because of the show the Vikings. We wanted to find out more... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Was a sunny day and we didn't know what to do in Dublin. After few minutes we decided to go to the Dublinia because of the show the Vikings. We wanted to find out more informations about Vikings and more about Vikings in Ireland. And what we wanted we got. Three very good floor plus great view from tower. Maybe... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We loved this place! It was REALLy well done and educational and fun for my kids. However, we could barely get through it because of all the school groups. They need to limit the amount of field trips they allow in at one time

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed stepping back into Viking Dublin! Excellent guides and educational interactive experiences.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The first floor is a Vikings exhibition and second floor has a Medevial Dublin exhibition. Both were very interesting and well done. The third floor is about archaelogy. My husband and I went but there were also families so its good for all ages.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Was recommended this but to be honest i was not impressed firstly two big school trips who where having a guide tour but it spoilt my view of the exhibition. Lots of stairs

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This definitely taught you about the vikings and their influence in Ireland, but they have some very strange replicas. The weirdest one was a viking defecating and it came complete with looped grunts and fart sounds. Very odd although my 10 year old thought it hilarious!

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a cardboard cutout of history. If that's your style, by all means visit this place. This museum, and I use that term lightly, is lacking the real goods. The vast majority of exhibits are made within the last 10 years. The top floor was supposed to be the artifacts and no photography. It was a big let down.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Well presented exhibition on the history of Dublin from Viking times. realistic settings (see the guy on the privy!!) interactive elements spread over 3 floors. Some real characters in the dress of the day. Try 9 mens morris! Nice cafe ably looked after by Philomena who will make you most welcome. Give it a try.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

By visiting Dublinia, you can feel like you are a Viking for a day. The idea of recreating Viking landscapes and costumes is absolutely genius. Overall, I do recommend this place, just to see something peculiarly from Dublin.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to this place a couple days ago and it is SO interesting that I have to comeback for a second day, even thought is not huge everything is so well designed, so many details to pay attention to, so self learning and informative, I mean it was a really special time. If you want to learn A LOT... More 

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