Dublin is full to the brim with fantastic cultural attractions. Embark upon the fantastic Irish cultural journey on your next visit to the capital.
Airfield Estate is something different to everyone who visits: a haven for gardening enthusiasts, animal lovers, food lovers, families and peace-seekers. It is a great day out for all.
Chester Beatty Library
Situated in the heart of the city centre, the Chester Beatty exhibitions open a window on the artistic treasures of the great cultures and religions of the world - Asia, Middle East, North Africa and Europe.
Little Museum of Dublin
The Little Museum tells the remarkable history of the Irish capital. The museum was launched in 2011 with a public appeal for historic objects. Today there are over 5,000 artefacts in the collection.
Guinness is synonymous with Ireland and no visit to Dublin is complete without a trip to the Guinness Storehouse – the Home of Guinness.
St. Patrick’s Cathedral
Saint Patrick's Cathedral is a truly historical building which dates back to 1220. The cathedral is one of Ireland's tourist attractions having been built in honour of the country's patron saint. The cathedral stands adjacent to the famous well where tradition has it Saint Patrick baptized converts on his visit to Dublin.
Christ Church Cathedral
At the heart of the city of Dublin for almost a thousand years, Christ Church Cathedral has a rich cultural history which can be traced from the Vikings and the Anglo-Normans to the present. Its diverse architectural and sculptural heritage remains a source of fascination to visitors and pilgrims alike who enter this hallowed space.
Trinity College Dublin
Trinity College was founded in 1592 and continues its strong tradition of academic excellence to this day. It is the oldest Institute of Higher Education in the whole of Ireland. The college is the home of the Book of Kells, which is frequently described as Ireland's finest national treasure.
Dublin Castle plays a prominent role in Irish history, contributing to the castlebeing a top tourist attraction when visiting Dublin. Dublin Castle was originally built in the 13th century but today is used for important Irish State events such as State receptions and Presidential Inaugurations.
One of the largest unoccupied gaols in Europe, covering some of the most heroic and tragic events in Ireland's emergence as a modern nation from 1780s to the 1920s. The gaol has received the TripAdvisor "Travellers' Choice Award 2014", making it a one of Dublin's most popular attractions.
National Museum of Ireland
The National Museum of Ireland is the national museum in Ireland. It has three branches in Dublin and one in County Mayo, with a strong emphasis on Irish art, culture and natural history.
James Joyce Centre
The James Joyce Centre is a museum dedicated to promoting an understanding of the life and works of James Joyce. Joyce was an Irish novelist and poet from Rathgar, Dublin 6, who is considered to be one of the most influential.
The GPO (General Post Office)
The General Post Office in Dublin is the headquarters of the Irish Post Office, An Post, and Dublin's principal post office. The GPO is has a strong association with the 1916 Rising.
Irish Traditional Music Archive
The Irish Traditional Music Archive is the national public reference archive and resource centre for the traditional song, instrumental music and dance of Ireland. Located on Merrion Square.
The Ark is a unique, purpose-built cultural centre in the heart of Dublin's Temple Bar, where children aged 2 -12 can explore theatre, music, literature, art, film, dance and more.
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum
EPIC is a state-of-the-art museum that tells the moving and unforgettable story of the 10 million people who left Ireland – and how they influenced and shaped the world. The only fully digital museum in the world, EPIC features 1,500 years of Irish history in its atmospheric vaults.