The National Museum of Ireland has three locations in Dublin and one in County Mayo, with a strong emphasis on Irish art, culture, and natural history. Admission is free to all four museums. The National Museum of Ireland is the national museum of Ireland. It has a strong emphasis on Irish art, culture, and natural history. The museum has been opened since 1890 and is an absolute must-see if you wish to embark on Irish cultural.

The National Museum of Ireland
Archaeology, Kildare Street, Dublin 2
Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7
Natural History, Merrion Street, Dublin 2

+ 353 (01) 6777444
Archaeology: 53.340222, -6.254923
Decorative Arts & History: 53.348781, -6.287362
Natural History: 53.339887, -6.253357

Further Information on the National Museum of Ireland

  • Click Here for information on the various National Museum locations, including opening hours and exhibition information 
  • To view images of the museum, please Click Here
  • Click Here for guidebooks

The National Museum of Ireland: Where to Stay?

The Camden Court Hotel is just a 10 minute walk from the Archaeology Museum, a 15 minute walk from the Natural History Museum, and around a 25/30 minute walk to the Decorative Arts & History Museum. Our hotel offers guests complimentary parking*, free Wi-Fi, and access to our fully equipped leisure centre with a 16 metre swimming pool, gym, sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi. Enjoy ease of mind at our 4 star hotel with our central location. Dublin City is easily accessed from our hotel, with St. Stephen’s Green less than a 10 minute walk away, and the Harcourt LUAS stop just outside the hotel.

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