Best Free Things to Do in Dublin

THE 10 BEST Free Things to Do in Dublin

Best Free Things to Do in Dublin

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What travellers are saying

  • Pato B
    Buenos Aires, Argentina409 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is an outstanding place to visit with the family, taken out right from a Claire Keegan storybook, full of magic and magnetism.
    A must-visit park, no doubt about it.
    Written 25 May 2024
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  • Beverly S
    Concord, CA107 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Interesting museum - the exhibits of gold ornaments and bog people are particularly fine. It took us a while to find it however; the streets in Dublin change names every couple of blocks, so it is confusing.
    Written 25 May 2024
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  • Baldofafe
    Vendas Novas, Portugal208 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    It is not possible to visit Dublin without visiting some bars in Temple Bar. Very relaxed atmosphere, but like all places with lot of bars, there are a lot of people drunk on the street.
    Written 6 May 2024
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  • helensims61
    Wark, UK628 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    On a coach tour to Dublin, I went on a hop on hop off bus . It took me a little way into the park. The audio giving some interesting information, there is a stop to get off. Unfortunately I didn’t have the time to explore the park but it would be well worth doing
    Written 5 May 2024
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  • Barry M
    Memphis, TN400 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We visited the museum in our stay in Dublin. You can visit the exhibits in about 2-hrs. The exhibit Sacred Traditions explores religious traditions from across the East Asian, Islamic and Western regions. Entry is free. In addition to the exhibits there is a nice cafe and the museum abuts a nice park.
    Written 20 May 2024
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  • Ella
    Limerick, Ireland7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very easy to travel to by Dublin Bus and stops outside the premises. Has clean toilets and cafe serves nice coffee. Gardens are very well kept and peaceful especially how it’s located in a busy city. Variety of different healthy trees, flowers & shrubs. Greenhouses are impressive. Chilled environment.
    Written 18 May 2024
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  • mariekennedy08
    Kilkenny, Ireland9 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Enjoyed our visit to Dublin yesterday
    Watched a busker perform. A very good singer. Louis Walsh should sign him up immediately.
    Written 6 March 2024
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  • Bev0199
    Leeds, UK81 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A haunting depiction of life during the famine. The sculptures are outstanding and two minute walk from the EPIC museum.
    Written 3 May 2024
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  • pjjw2017
    County Dublin, Ireland19 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    2 work groups of 15 persons did the private guided tour at lunch time. Cost was €100 for each group. The tour was about 1 hour long and included the main highlights of the gallery. The tour guide was the same on both occasions her name was Delores. She was absolutely brilliant. I was lucky enough to attend both the tours. Delores was enthusiastic, engaging, witty and really knew everything about the paintings the painters and more. It was a super way to spend a lunch hour and I would totally recommend those in walking distance to do this.
    Written 11 May 2024
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  • Allison H
    46 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Exquisite furniture and decorative arts exhibits spanning several centuries. Housed in the former Collins military barracks. One highlight: exhibit on the work of by Ireland’s Eileen Gray, a pioneer of the Modern Movement in architecture.
    Written 5 April 2024
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  • Tim Mc G
    Dublin, Ireland280 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Merrion Square Park is a lovely Park. It’s nice to go for a walk on a lovely day or go for a picnic, sunbathe etc… There is a playground also for kids. It’s within walking distance from the City Centre, hotels such as the Merrion and it’s easy to find.
    Written 31 March 2024
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  • Karen S
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Delighted as a Dubliner to visit such a wonderful medival church in the heart of Dublin lots of very interesting facts touched the lucky stone the tour guides were very friendly loving the green park area all for the pollinators

    Full of history and needs to be advertised more it’s a little hidden jem 💚💚
    Written 25 May 2024
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  • Ivor D
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I went on the Print Museum guided tour today and loved every second of it. Nothing like this tour in the rest of Ireland. The tour was easy to follow as it was in three clear sections and in chronological order. The guide (Liam!) was very clear throughout the tour, which was a great help. Everything was there for me other than it could have been a bit longer. The small size of the museum definitely limits the possibilities.

    I really enjoyed the practical side of the tour. Being able to touch something makes it easier to understand how the workers felt and how the machines work. I also enjoyed the videos because they were very thorough. Would absolutely recommend it to anyone in the area.
    Written 15 May 2024
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  • Kevin C
    12 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We went specifically to view Harry Clarke’s The Eve of St. Agnes. Absolutely spectacular. Unlike most of Clarke’s stained glass that has to be viewed in situ and therefore from some distance, looking up at a window that may not have optimal light behind it, the Hugh Lane has the panels at eye level, backlit and set so you can literally get within a couple inches to see the amazing detail.

    I only wish that the Gallery would consider curtaining the entrance to the darkened viewing room; the glare from outside was distracting.
    Written 22 April 2024
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  • Sarah L
    London, UK3,312 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This bridge cuts across the centre of the city and is a great photo spot to showcase the city. It's free to cross and is surrounded by many other bridges.
    Written 19 March 2024
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