National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology

Museum
Kildare St
Dublin, Dublin City 2
+353 1 648 6453
Tuesday
10:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday
10:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday
10:00am - 5:00pm
Friday
10:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday
10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday
2:00pm - 5:00pm

Tips

  • Don't miss the bog people, obviously.
  • You have to love how the bog people exhibition hall leads to the museum cafe. Bon apptit indeed!
  • Free admission! Check out the Bog people exhibit, it's actually very interesting.
  • Do check the gold artefacts! Some of them are of fantastic beauty.
  • Bog men and vikings are pretty sweet! Definitely worth a look. You can cover this museum in an Irish hour no sweat
  • Just one word: unforgettable!
  • History nerds might need several hours here. Besides the bog bodies, don't miss the ancient gold jewelry.
  • Peat bog bodies and ancient gold artefacts
  • I missed a bit more of information regarding the objects exposed, but overall is a really good experience.
  • You could wander the halls for 1/2 the day. The Bog Man is the highlight IMO
  • Very illuminating insight into ancient Irish history. A great collection of artifacts and exhibits.
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  • Nice interior
  • Good selection of exhibits. Compared to the natural history museum around the corner it's more modern, with some excellent exhibits. Beautiful building, too.
  • Nice, free entry. Has sections on Vikings & Medieval Ireland which was nice to see. Also good giftshop.
  • Free entry to amazing bog men and Celtic gold!
  • Gold collection is pretty nice.
  • The variety of historical periods displayed is huge.
  • Great varied exhibits.
  • Very well laid out!

Nearby places

Ard-Mhúsaem na hÉireann, Merrion St
Faiche Stiabhna