National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology

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National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology

National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology
4.5
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About
The National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology is the national repository for all archaeological objects found in Ireland and home to over two million artefacts. Permanent Exhibitions: Our exhibitions include the finest collection of prehistoric gold artefacts in western Europe, outstanding examples of metalwork from the Celtic Iron Age and the Museum’s world-renowned collection of medieval ecclesiastical objects and jewellery. The Treasury: Ór - Ireland's Gold, Prehistoric Ireland, Kingship and Sacrifice, Viking Ireland, Medieval Ireland, Ancient Egypt, Ceramics and Glass from Ancient Cyprus, Life and Death in the Roman World. There is also a number of Temporary Exhibitions taking place.
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Neighbourhood: South City Centre
How to get there
  • St. Stephen's Green • 6 min walk
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lauragray304
Sydney, Australia173 contributions
Ancient History Teacher's Joy
Feb 2020
As an Ancient History teacher, I LOVED this museum. I have taught students about a number of the civilisations within the displays and my students loved hearing me retell my experiences here. The Bog Bodies display was interesting and, in my opinion, displayed in a considerate manner considering the ethics behind displaying human remains. Fantastic!
Written 23 January 2021
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Alan D
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One of my favourite places in Dublin
Dec 2020 • Solo
Visited in December 2020, very safe and reassuring experience. Booking or registration needed which was done with no fuss. COVID protocols managed very well throughout the building, staff were very helpful, and I was delighted to see that all exhibits were open and accessible as normal.
Written 18 December 2020
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Rusmir
Dublin, Ireland173 contributions
Ancient and modern
Nov 2019 • Solo
If you want to learn Ireland in a best possible way and to have a fun as well, head to the National Museum of Archaeology, and immerse yourself in extraordinary exhibitions and galleries. They have brilliant exhibition about vikings, and you will learn everything about ancient viking culture exploring artfacts old centuries or watching interesting multimedia mats. They have an amazin souvenir shop as well, so after exploring you can visit ship as well. Prices are moderate and you can get great stuff as well. Highly recommended for travellers staying 7+ days.
Written 15 October 2020
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Leonor Guevara
Dublin, Ireland23 contributions
The best museum for Ireland's history
Sep 2020
By far, the best museum I've ever visited in Dublin. I spent like 2 hours there because I read everything. If you would like to learn about Ireland's history, this is the right place. Not only for what you can find while reading, but for all the amazing and well preserved objects that helps you to transport to that era. So complete and enjoyful.
Written 9 October 2020
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SkipperBill2
Belvidere, IL646 contributions
Good to Visit Early on a trip to Ireland
Oct 2019
This museum provided a great overview of the history of Ireland and had enough details to keep it fun. For the following week of our visit to Ireland we often reflected on things we saw in the museum.
Written 30 September 2020
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wendylaurel2020
Belfast, UK3 contributions
Amazing, fantastic, and awed by all the arifacts.
Sep 2020
Was so informative and interesting. Totally awed by the amount of artifacts displayed so magnificently. It was incredible, appreciate all the hard work that went into it.
Written 19 September 2020
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Peter N
Blue Anchor, UK109 contributions
Very interesting. Wort visiting
Aug 2020 • Family
Absolutely great place for all ages. Free entrance. Huge display of art and separately a military and history section.
Written 24 August 2020
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hiba123
Nerja, Spain120 contributions
Worth a visit
Aug 2020 • Couples
Immaculately kept museum. Entry is free which is a bonus. Interesting but nothing to set your world on fire if you're not an archaeologist. Staff were pleasant.
Written 19 August 2020
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starskys77
Dublin, Ireland34 contributions
A wonderful Museum
Feb 2020
An amazing venue with wonderful architecture and exhibits.
One of my favorite haunts and past-times. Always something to see there and to ponder over. Delighted to see that it's back up and running since July 20th and will be making a visit asap.

Always lots to see here, from Irelands pre-history to recent times.
Written 4 August 2020
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C&C
Limerick, Ireland28 contributions
Excellent
Aug 2020 • Family
Highly recommend! What a fabulous museum and free to visit. Wonderful staff as well. Lovely gift shop also. Thanks to everyone for making our trip memorable ❤️
Written 3 August 2020
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