Located in Collins Barracks, the National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts & History has plenty to offer… From Military History to Decorative Arts, let yourself get absorbed by all the artifact retracing centuries of history.
2019 Exhibitions include Marching on the Road to Freedom: Dáil Éireann 1919, which commemorates the centenary of the first meeting of Dáil Éireann on 21st January 1919.
Find fine examples of silver in the Irish Silver Exhibition, coins and medals in the Airgead – A Thousand Years of Irish Coins & Currency. Some beautiful pieces of clothing can be see in the IB Jorgensen or The Way We Wore exhibitions. More into design? The Eileen Gray exhibition is here to show the work of this major designer. The Museum also has a furniture exhibition, an extensive collection of Asian art and Asgard which not to be missed.
For more information and history about Irish soldiers, visit the exhibition Soldiers & Chiefs. Do not miss Proclaiming a Republic: The 1916 Rising which includes objects never seen on public exhibition before.
Tuesday to Saturday: 10:00–17:00
Sunday & Monday: 13:00–17:00
Closed Christmas Day and Good Friday
Admission Prices 2019:
DINING / REFRESHMENTS: Museum Café offering snacks and hot and cold drinks
SHOPPING: Museum shops located in Collins Barracks and Kildare Street, offering a wide range of interesting and unique high quality gifts for the entire family
PARKING:Parking Available, Pay & Display
ACCESSIBILITY: All galleries are wheelchair accessible.
On the North Liffey Quays, across the River Liffey from Heuston Station
Collins Barracks, Benburb Street, Dublin 7, Ireland
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