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Irish museums

Irish museums


You like museums? So do we! Ireland has a great many museums, most of which offer free admission. From the Titanic, to historical museums, to exhibitions on Irish beverage making, museums in Ireland are exciting!

Discover Ireland’s museums

Establishments that are often free!

In Ireland, culture occupies a prominent place, and the government favours access to state museums, generally offering them to the public free of charge.

So you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to visiting these institutions! Starting with the National Museum of Ireland in Dublin, which houses an incredible collection of historical, zoological, artistic and other objects…. Don’t miss their mummies from the peat bogs, or their magnificent collection of Celtic and Viking artefacts!

Historical museums, literary museums, experimental museums… You will have a vast choice in front of you, wherever you are in Ireland!

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Irish museums : the must to see

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Are you visiting Galway and want to discover the history of the city? The...[...]

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With the Guinness StoreHouse, needless to say that Guinness saw things big ! Located...[...]

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If you appreciate Irish whiskey, don't miss a visit to the Jameson distillery in...[...]

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Imagine cells without windows, unbearable freezing cold, as well as particularly harsh detention conditions......[...]

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The Belfast Titanic Experience is a museum based in Belfast, totally dedicated to the...[...]

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1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 3.71/5 (1,236 votes)
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The National Museum of Archaeology is a state museum forming part of the National...[...]

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1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 3.63/5 (1,103 votes)
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The Little Museum of Dublin is one of the most popular museums in Dublin....[...]

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You like Irish folklore? You'll love the National Leprechaun Museum, a Dublin museum entirely...[...]

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The St Patrick Centre is a museum in Northern Ireland entirely dedicated to the...[...]

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1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars 3.21/5 (704 votes)
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Situated in the city centre, close to Christ Church, is the Dublinia Museum, a...[...]

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Housed within the walls of the famous CHQ Building at Custom House Quay, is...[...]

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Need to keep busy in Dublin on a rainy day? Don't miss the National...[...]




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