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EPIC Irish Emigration Museum
Get to Dublin's Docklands and you'll discover a relatively new, award winning, attraction in the city. Anyone who knows anything about Ireland knows that it has a long history of emigration right across the world. The EPIC Irish Emigration Museum will give you an entertaining and sophisticated interactive experience with...
Dublinia Viking Museum
The Dublinia Viking Museum focuses on Dublin's rich Viking and Medieval past. It is located in the Christ Church area which formed the centre of the Viking settlement in Dublin. The focus of this museum is very much on having an interactive and immersive experience. See how the Vikings...
National Wax Museum Plus
The National Wax Museum Plus isn't an exquisite showcase of the best that can be done with wax sculptures. However, it is a interesting walk-through of Irelands social and cultural history. Kids will really enjoy the wax museum especially the science & discovery section and the tunnels. They can...
Kilmainham Gaol (formally a prison) is now a museum where leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising were imprisoned and executed by the British. Built in 1796 there was no segregation of prisoners by neither gender nor age with up to 5 persons allocated to each cell. Up till the...
Irelands National Museum is located on Kildare Street. Established in 1877 to record and host Ireland’s historical treasures, it has become Ireland’s most important cultural institution. Some of the country’s most important items such the Ardagh Chalice and Tara Brooch make up one of Europe’s most important collection of...
Located in the Phoenix park, Dublin Zoo is brilliant for the kids as you can imagine but also great for the adults. Opening its doors in 1830, it's the second oldest Zoo in the world. Over the last number of years Dublin Zoo has expanded greatly (check out the...
The eclectic Farmleigh House is the official government ‘guesthouse’ where foreign dignitaries will typically stay if they are in Ireland for any length of time. It is located on an estate of 78 acres in the Phoenix Park on the outskirts of Dublin and was formally the residence of...
Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship
The Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship tells the desperate stories of those who fled the Great Famine in Ireland, in search of a better life abroad. Many of these people died in harrowing circumstances and the sadness of these people is etched in many of the stories from the ship....
Botanic Gardens Dublin
Located in Dublin’s sleepy Glasnevin suburb, the National Botanic Gardens are one of the city’s real treasures. Every time I go I feel a real sense of refreshment leaving the Gardens. They are a wonderful (and free) resource for the capitals inhabitants and tourists. Established in 1795 by John Foster,...
With 1m people buried here you might think this is a pretty ghoulish thing to do but Glasnevin Cemetery is absolutely steeped in history so if that’s your thing then you need to get down there. There is a 10.30am walking tour (but check this out as it changes...