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The Little Museum of Dublin

The Little Museum of Dublin (15 St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2) – this museum chronicles the progress of the city of Dublin during the 20th century. Many artifacts are displayed here (donated mostly by local residents). The Little Museum recognizes that it is quirks and curio that really make a city, and they’re super-adept at […]

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Saint Patrick’s Cathedral

Saint Patrick’s Cathedral (Saint Patrick’s Close, Dublin 8) — this is one of Dublin’s most popular attractions. Built between 1220 and 1260, the Cathedral is one of the few buildings left from the medieval city of Dublin. Today, St Patrick’s is the National Cathedral for the Church of Ireland and is still the largest cathedral […]

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Science Gallery

Science Gallery (The Naughton Institute, Trinity College, Pearse St, Dublin 2) – this gallery is a world first. A new type of venue where today’s white-hot scientific issues are thrashed out and visitors can have their say. A place where ideas meet and opinions collide. Since opening in 2008, over one million individuals have visited […]

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Powerscourt House

Powerscourt House (Enniskerry Co. Wicklow) — Where Powerscourt House stands today there was once a 13th century medieval castle, owned by the Le Power Family from which ‘Powerscourt’ takes its name. Powerful Irish families including the O’Tooles and the Fitzgeralds battled for possession of the castle and its lands over the succeeding centuries. In 1603 […]

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Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum (Merrion St Upper, Dublin 2) — 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 […]

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National Wax Museum

National Wax Museum (The Armoury, 4 Foster Place, Temple Bar, Dublin 2) — The National Wax Museum Plus is an exciting interactive visitor attraction located in the heart of Dublin’s city center Temple Bar district and just off Dame Street. The museum is housed over four floors and 13,000 square feet in a historic Foster […]

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National Museum of Ireland

National Museum of Ireland (Kildare Street, Dublin 2) – this is the place to go for those wanting to explore Ireland’s history, especially during its medieval (1150 – 1550) and earlier periods (like the Iron Age). First opened in 1890, this museum’s mission is to exhibit Ireland’s archeological findings. Take time at The Treasury which […]

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National Library of Ireland

National Library of Ireland (Kildare Street, Dublin 2) — With over eight million items in its collection, the National Library of Ireland in Dublin City is home to the most comprehensive compilation of Irish documentary material in the world. From music, periodicals and photographs to maps, manuscripts and genealogical material, the library offers and provides […]

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National Leprechaun Museum

National Leprechaun Museum (Twilfit House, Jervis Street, Dublin 1) — this museum is a national cultural entertainment center that takes visitors deep into Irish and Celtic culture to discover what really lies behind the well-known tales of Irish cultural icons – leprechauns, rainbows and pots of gold! The museum is a story of 12 chapters […]

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Irish Museum of Modern Art

Irish Museum of Modern Art (Royal Hospital, Military Road, Kilmainham, Dublin 8) – this is Ireland’s leading national institution for the collection and presentation of modern and contemporary art. The Museum presents a wide variety of art in a dynamic program of exhibitions, which regularly includes bodies of work from its own Collection and its […]