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Kilmainham Gaol
Historic Sites, Speciality Museums
National Print Museum
Speciality Museums, History Museums
Pearse Museum
History Museums
National Print Museum
Speciality Museums, History Museums
National Library of Ireland
History Museums, Libraries
Richmond Barracks
Military Museums, Natural History Museums, Speciality Museums, Children's Museums, History Museums
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Kilmainham Gaol
#1 of 99 Museums in Dublin
Its a perfect way to start your stay, other museums and sites you will see along your trip will mean more to you after visiting Kilmainham Gaol.
If you enjoy museums, try to get a tour time earlier in the day so you have more time at the prison museum afterwards.
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EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum
#2 of 99 Museums in Dublin
This museum shows how museums should be from now on, interactive, drawing interest from different senses and very informative and fun, highly recommended on your visit to Dublin and its key to know and understand...
It's the most interactive museums I've ever been in, the videos and touch screens make sure the visitor has all the information at their fingertips, and invites you to listen to the stories of Irish emigrants.
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Richmond Barracks
#3 of 99 Museums in Dublin
A great museum covering fascinating aspects of the history of Dublin and of Ireland
The hardwork & dedication of the people involved in the current ongoing Restoration & Museum is fabulous to see.
Irish Whiskey Museum
#4 of 99 Museums in Dublin
He truly made the history of whiskey come to life and we felt this might be missing bit from other museums in Dublin… Owen, ensured that the background and historical environment was set to explain the details of...
I took my partner to Dublin for his birthday and he very much enjoys "how it's made" style / interactive museums.... and whiskey.
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Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum
#5 of 99 Museums in Dublin
Moreover, there is one of the best stadium's museums full of history, informations and interactive games.
Excellent , enthusiastic staff and splendid interactive GAA museum .Very interesting audio visuals in a thoroughly modern exhibition space.The 'test your skills' bit was good fun ,too.The thrills and skills of hur...
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The Little Museum of Dublin
#6 of 99 Museums in Dublin
Definitely one of the best (and most unique) museums I have ever been to - set within a gorgeous Georgian building and decorated beautifully (with all artefacts donated by Dubliners over the years).
I really enjoy visiting historical museums but am often overwhelmed by the amount of information there is to take in: this museum condenses the recent history of Dublin through objects into a very enjoyable and in...
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Glasnevin Cemetery Museum
#7 of 99 Museums in Dublin
An added bonus: the food in the cafe was exceptional which is a rarity for museums.
I visited Glasnevin cemetery museum today and thoroughly enjoyed both the museum and the tour.The tour guide , Bridget was brilliant, so informative and interesting.
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Chester Beatty
#8 of 99 Museums in Dublin
One can see two great cathedrals (Christ Church and St. Patricks) in Dublin, and great museums, and great pubs, but you will only see one collection like the Beatty in the world.
The Chester Beatty Library is a unique museum that sets itself apart from the standard natural history, art, and local history museums you'll find in major cities.
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National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology
#9 of 99 Museums in Dublin
What a wonderful place to visit and as with all dublins museums its free.was the best one we visited, lots to see including mummies and vikings great displays bigger than it looks on the outside and the coffee sho...
One of the four FREE National Museums of Ireland, we were delighted to discover this gem on our walking tour around downtown Dublin.
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Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship and Famine Museum
#10 of 99 Museums in Dublin
The Jeannie Johnston was a must see museum for me as an Australian descendant of Irish immigrants but I am sure everyone on our tour was also moved by the engaging and emotive history lesson offered by our guide P...
We had visited the recently opened GPO Witness History and had the 1916 Bus Tour and Wax Museum to look forward to, so there was plenty of competition.
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GPO & GPO Witness History Visitor Centre
#11 of 99 Museums in Dublin
Make sure you watch the film first -if you miss the start, either wait for it to start again or watch from the middle to the middle -its a really good example of modern movie techniques for museums.
Easily one of the best history museums I've been to!
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National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History
#12 of 99 Museums in Dublin
As with all of Ireland's national museums, entry is free, but a donation is really deserved because of the excellent and informative exhibitions they have here.
This is one of the best museums in Dublin , definitely the largest and its free .Also , a fairly good coffee , pastry , hot food cafe .As a Dubliner , I drop in here a lot ....sometimes just for a coffee .Its betw...
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The Irish Rock 'N' Roll Museum Experience
#13 of 99 Museums in Dublin
Very enjoyable place to be and a nice break from pubs, restaurants and "classic" museums.
Connor what a fantastic cicerone ... the museum is a vero special jewel .. Connor explain everything with passion professionality a bit of humor ... truly reccomended
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Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane
#14 of 99 Museums in Dublin
Always a friendly welcome and the smaller scale of the building in comparison to the large museums & galleries gives it a lovely relaxed ambience - perfect for quiet contemplation.
Great free museum (donations accepted) of art that has a variety of styles ranging from portraiture to impressionism to modern art, and features Irish artists.
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National Gallery of Ireland
#15 of 99 Museums in Dublin
Many famous and great museums can be found in Dublin city but the NATIONAL GALLERY , showing beautiful paintings and awesome architecture, turned out to be an excellent option.
We have been fortunate to visit dozens of museums around the world and the Irish National Gallery is amongst the finest we have seen.
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Number Twenty Nine, ESB’s Georgian House Museum
#16 of 99 Museums in Dublin
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National Library of Ireland
#17 of 99 Museums in Dublin
I found the libraries and museums to have the BEST food options I found in all of Ireland.
One of the great things about Dublin is the free museums and art gallery.
Olivier Cornet Gallery
#18 of 99 Museums in Dublin
I have been to many art museums in my life, but this one is exceptional!
... whitewashed Georgian drawing room in Dublin's up-and-coming "cultural quarter", around Parnell Square (very near a number of literary institutions, including the James Joyce Centre and Irish Writers' Museum).
Dublinia: Experience Viking and Medieval Dublin
#19 of 99 Museums in Dublin
Found this one of the best museums, really informative and interactive makes learning more fun and great for children.
Interactive museums are more and more popular, it's educative for the younger audience and still fun for the rest.
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City Hall
#20 of 99 Museums in Dublin
What a great place this is to visit, Amazing domed roof to the entrance lobby with lovely spiral stair which takes you down to the cafe and museum exhibit.
This is a great Building dating from 1779, the impressive architecture is almost Roman temple like, there is an excellent free museum inside.
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National Museum of Ireland - Natural History
#21 of 99 Museums in Dublin
Its small but perfectly formed as museums go but its a great place to while away some time especially if you have kids in tow...or its raining in dublin city centre.
Excellent Museums for Family Visit
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National Print Museum
#22 of 99 Museums in Dublin
It differs from most museums insofar as most of the exhibits are free standing and accessible.
As an ex-graphic designer I have always been fascinated by the world of print, and this museum is an absolute must-see for anyone interested in the history and technology of 19th and 20th century printing.
Aras an Uachtarain (The Irish White House)
#23 of 99 Museums in Dublin
Collins Barracks
#24 of 99 Museums in Dublin
The only gripe I'd have & it is something I see in a lot of Irish museums & landmarks is the lack of other languages especially French, Spanish & German, when we travel abroad most places have the information in E...
A fitting tribute to his memory, the former barracks has been completely renovated and now houses Ireland’s Museum of Decorative Arts plus Soldiers and Chiefs recalling Ireland’s proud military world history world...
Dublin Castle
#25 of 99 Museums in Dublin
As well as all the grand buildings of various ages, there is a few magnificent museums on the grounds, and a lovely cobbled plaza too, as well as some beautiful gardens, all very historic and touristy, definitely...
Dublin castle ground are with a visit if you have time explore Chester Beaty museum also the Castle tours are great
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The National Wax Museum Plus
#26 of 99 Museums in Dublin
Found it to be much better than New York City or Atlantic City wax museums.
I like wax museums and was excited to go to this one.
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Pearse Museum
#27 of 99 Museums in Dublin
Set in beautiful parkland, away from the bustle of Dublin City and yet within easy reach, the museum displays a lovely balance of the man's life - from childhood to his death as a relatively young man.
----------------------------------------------- While you are here, you can also explore the beautifully manicured grounds of St Enda’s Park, visit the small Natural History Museum and have a snack in Brambles Caf...
Irish Jewish Museum
#28 of 99 Museums in Dublin
One of the most interesting museums we've ever been to
This is a delightful little museum dedicated to the Irish Jewish Community and the history of the Jews in Ireland.
Dublin Writers Museum
#29 of 99 Museums in Dublin
As with so many Dublin museums, visiting the building itself, as well as its contents, is part of the enjoyment.
I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to the writer's museum, it holds tributes to many fantastic writers, James Joyce, Brendan Bean and Bram Stoker to name but a few.
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National Leprechaun Museum
#30 of 99 Museums in Dublin
Highly recommend and a break from traditional museums.
During our visit to Dublin, my girlfrien dand I took the National Leprechaun Museums Ghosttour.