18 Nov 2014

At the National Museum of Ireland (Archaeology), you’ll find artefacts dating from 7,000 BC to the 20th century exhibited in seven galleries. The Treasury Exhibition is where you can see iconic artefacts such as the Ardagh Chalice, the Tara Brooch, and the Derrynaflan Hoard. Make sure to visit the…

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18 Nov 2014

With free admission, and described by Lonely Planet as ‘not just the best museum in Ireland, but one of the best in Europe’, the Chester Beatty Library is a must-see on any visitor’s itinerary. As the only museum in Ireland to win ‘European Museum of the Year’ and rated…

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18 Nov 2014

Science Gallery

Science Gallery is a world first. A type of venue where today’s white hot scientific issues are thrashed out and you can have your say. A place where ideas meet and ideas collide. Since opening in 2008, over 1.7 million of you have visited us in Dublin-ranking us among…

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17 Nov 2014

Also known as ‘The Dead Zoo’, the Museum’s 10,000 exhibits provide a glimpse of the natural world that has delighted generations of visitors since the doors opened in 1857. The building is a ‘cabinet-style’ museum designed to showcase a wide-ranging and comprehensive zoological collection and has changed little in…

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17 Nov 2014

The mission of the National Library of Ireland is to collect, preserve, promote and make accessible the documentary and intellectual record of the life of Ireland and to contribute to the provision of access to the larger universe of recorded knowledge. The National Library has a large quantity of…

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17 Nov 2014

The National Gallery hosts some 15,000 paintings, sculptures, works on paper and objets d’art dating from the early thirteenth century through to the mid-twentieth century. The collection boasts an impressive range of masterpieces by artists from the major European schools of art whilst also featuring the world’s most comprehensive…

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30 Sep 2014

The Iveagh Gardens is a public park located just off Harcourt Street and is only a five minute stroll from the Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre. Benjamin Guinness laid out the gardens in 1863 after the construction of Iveagh House on St. Stephen’s Green. Previously, the Earl of Clonmel had…

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30 Sep 2014

The Huguenot Cemetery is a small cemetery dating back to 1693 and is located right beside the Shelbourne Hotel on the beautiful St. Stephen’s Green. Those buried there are the descendants of the Huguenots, who fled religious persecution in France. The Huguenots were encouraged to come to Ireland and…

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30 Sep 2014

The Newman University Church’s origins date back to 1856, when Englishman John Henry Newman founded the church for the Catholic University of Ireland. Newman began his career as a priest in the Anglican Church. However, in 1845 he converted to Roman Catholicism, moved to Dublin and established the church….

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30 Sep 2014

The Little Museum of Dublin tells the remarkable story of this fair city in the 20th century. The museum was launched in 2011 with a public appeal for historic objects and today there are over 5,000 artefacts in the collection, including pieces relating to art, advertising, letters and photography….

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