Below, in list view, are some great visitor experiences in Dublin or within 'day visit' reach. Click on 'Map View' to see their proximity to each other. If using a a mobile device in Ireland, you can use the 'nearby' function in search to see what's close to your location.
Authentic Claddagh Rings
Claddagh Jewellers, Dublin 2 Grafton Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
Visit Claddagh Jewellers in the heart of Dublin to browse the most extensive range of fine Irish & Celtic jewellery and choose from a huge selection of Authentic Claddagh Rings.
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Explore more with a DoDublin Card!
DoDublin Bus Tours 59 Upper O’Connell Street, Dublin 1, Ireland
With unlimited trips on the Dublin Bus network, you’ll make the most of your time in Dublin with the DoDublin card!
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Precision craftsmanship
Newbridge Silverware Visitor Centre Athgarvan Rd, Newbridge, Co.Kildare, Ireland
Take the Newbridge Silverware factory tour, talk to the craftsmen and marvel at the unique skills used to craft their famous tableware and jewellery.
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A Passageway of discovery
Carlingford Lough Ferry Greenore Port, Greenore, Co. Louth, Ireland
Sailing between Greencastle at the foot of the Mournes and Greenore beneath the Cooley Mountains, the Scenic Carlingford Ferry makes the journey part of your fun.
Operates Year Round
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Amazing Dublin from the Water
Dublin Bay Cruises East Pier, Dun Laoghaire Harbour, Dublin, Ireland
With views of the stunning landscapes of the Dublin Mountains, Ireland’s Eye, Lambay Island, Dalkey Island, the Baily Lighthouse to name but a view, this is a day out not to be missed.
Operates Apr to Oct
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How the Irish influenced the world
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum The CHQ Building, Custom House Quay, Dublin 1, Ireland
EPIC is a modern museum in Dublins Docklands that tells the moving and unforgettable story of the 10 million Irish people who left their homeland and how they influenced and shaped the world
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Where the land meets the sea
Great Lighthouses of Ireland Various locations throughout the Island of Ireland
Great Lighthouses of Ireland offer a truly unique experience around Ireland’s stunning coastline in 14 breath-taking locations.
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Home to a wide range of objects
National Museum of Ireland– Decorative Arts and History Collins Barracks, Benburb Street, Dublin 7, Ireland
See examples of silver, ceramics, glassware, weaponry, furniture, folklife, clothing, jewellery, coins and medals and take part in one of the many events hosted by the Museum.
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where art and science collides
Science Gallery Pearse Street, Trinity College, Dublin 2, Ireland
A new type of venue where today's white-hot scientific issues are thrashed out and you can have your say. A place where ideas meet and opinions collide.
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Time to explore
The Old Rail Trail Greenway Athlone to Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland
The Old Rail Trail traces the historic Midlands Great Western Railway track, past restored station houses and under pretty stone arched bridges.
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Exhilarating treetop adventure
Zipit Forest Adventures (Dublin) Tibradden Wood, Dublin 16, Ireland
Zipit Forest Adventures is an exciting day out for all the family or anyone looking for an exhilarating and challenging outdoor activity in a natural setting.
Open Feb to Nov
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two centuries of prison life
Wicklow’s Historic Gaol Kilmantin Hill, Wicklow Town, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
Epic. Cruel. Tragic. Wicklow Gaol’s story is interwoven with the history of Wicklow and Ireland itself.
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18th Century Georgian Villa
Belvedere House, Gardens and Park Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, Ireland
Belvedere House boasts a magnificent 160 acre lakeside estate & 18th Century Georgian Villa & Victorian Walled Garden.
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Chocolate discovery tour
Butlers Chocolate Factory Tour Clonshaugh Business Park, Dublin 17, Ireland
One of North Dublin’s top ‘things to do’, the Butlers Chocolate Factory Tour features interactive exhibits, historical displays and chocolaty surprises!
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Fine manuscripts to be discovered
Chester Beatty Dublin Castle, Dublin 2, Ireland
Amazing collection of manuscripts, miniature paintings, prints, drawings, rare books and decorative arts.
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Day tour of Wicklow
Day Tours of Wicklow from Dublin City 17 Dodder Lawn, Dodder Valley Park, Firehouse, Dublin 24, Ireland
Enjoy a fun filled day tour in County Wicklow with a real difference. You will have the option to leave the tour bus and get out into the Irish Countryside.
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a historical irish landscape
Discover Boyne Valley Boyne Valley Tourism, Buvinda House, Dublin Road, Navan, Co. Meath
Boyne Valley is Ireland’s ancient capital and its most sacred and mythical landscape.
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Historic Dublin
Dublin Castle Dublin Castle, Dame Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
Founded over 800 years ago, Dublin Castle is at the heart of the nations capital.
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The Story of the Capital
Dublin City Hall Dame Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
Dublin's City Hall, built by the Guild of Merchants, and originally known as the Royal Exchange, is a magnificent example of the Georgian architecture for which Dublin is world-renowned.
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Dublin in Viking Times
Dublinia St Michael’s Hill, Christchurch, Dublin 8, Ireland
Dublinia is history brought to life in an exciting way, for all to engage, learn and share. With four exciting exhibitions, take a trip back to Dublin in Viking and Medieval Times.
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The official Irish State guesthouse
Farmleigh Phoenix Park, Dublin 15, Ireland
Historic house and former home of the Guinness family, providing accommodation for visiting dignitaries and guests of the nation.
Open Mar to Dec
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A grand and impressive Necropolis.
Glasnevin Cemetery Museum and Guided Tours Finglas Road, Dublin 11, Ireland
Ireland’s largest cemetery where, since 1832, over 1.5 million people have been interred. Knowledgeable & witty guides bring history to life!
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Rotating roster of Beers
Guinness Open Gate Brewery James’s Street, Dublin 8, Ireland
Brewers are given license to explore new recipes, reinterpret old ones and experiment freely to bring exciting beers to life. Strictly over 18s.
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Public Gallery of Art
Hugh Lane Gallery Charlemont House, Parnell Square North, Dublin 1, Ireland
Hugh Lane Gallery houses one of Ireland’s foremost collections of modern and contemporary art, ranging from the Impressionist masterpieces to works by leading contemporary artists.
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Interactive children’s museum
Imaginosity Dublin Children’s Museum The Plaza, Beacon South Quarter, Sandyford, Dublin 18
Imaginosity, Dublin Children’s Museum is Ireland’s only dedicated interactive children’s museum, a child-centred, creative, educational space for children under 9 years and their families.
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An extraordinary space
Irish Museum of Modern Art Royal Hospital, Military Road, Kilmainham, Dublin 8, Ireland
IMMA is home to the National Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art, now numbering over 3,000 artworks and is housed in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham.
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Discover the story of Irish whiskey
Irish Whiskey Museum 119 Grafton Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
Take a journey back through time at the Irish Whiskey Museum. Learn the origins of Irish whiskey, its rise to glory and its dramatic fall and discover some new Irish whiskey brands.
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World glass collection of Art
National Gallery of Ireland Merrion Square West, Dublin 2, Ireland
Admission to the National Gallery of Ireland is free and many talks, tours and events, as well as the audioguides, are free of charge.
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Must-visit cultural institution
National Library of Ireland Kildare Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
The National Library of Ireland (NLI) is a must-visit cultural institution for any visitors to Dublin who are interested in exploring their family tree and Ireland's rich history.
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National archaeological objects
National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology Kildare Street, Dublin 2, Ireland.
At the National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, Kildare Street, you'll find artefacts dating from 7000BC to the 20th Century exhibited in seven galleries.
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Discover the natural world
National Museum of Ireland – Natural History Merrion Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
The Natural History collections comprise approximately two million specimens.
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First Cistercian Monastery
Old Mellifont Abbey Tullyallen, Drogheda, Co. Louth, Ireland
The first Cistercian monastery in Ireland founded in 1142 by St Malachy of Armagh. The Visitor Centre houses an interesting exhibition on the work of masons in the Middle Ages.
Open Daily May to Sept
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Heritage and history
Richmond Barracks Patriots Path, Off Bulfin Road, Inchicore, Dublin 8, Ireland
This interactive, multimedia attraction traces the story from military barracks to housing estate and from school, to exhibition centre.
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An experience like no other!
Roe and Co Distillery 92 James’s Street, Dublin 8, Ireland  
Step inside the former Guinness Power Station for an immersive journey into flavour. Hear stories that inspired this whiskey’s modern reinvention.
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Largest cathedral in Ireland
Saint Patrick’s Cathedral Saint Patrick’s Close, Dublin 8, Ireland
As the largest cathedral and one of the most important pilgrimage sites in Ireland, Saint Patrick’s has been at the heart of Dublin and Ireland’s history and culture for over 800 years.
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The Spirit of dublin
Teeling Whiskey Distillery 13-17 Newmarket, Dublin 8, Ireland
Teeling Whiskey Distillery the first new distillery in Dublin in over 125 years, and just a stone’s throw from their ancestral distillery, right in the heart of the Golden Triangle.
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On the ancient lands of Ferncullen
The Powerscourt Distillery Powerscourt Estate, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
With six tasting rooms, a gift shop, café/bar, and on-site maturation warehouse–Powerscourt Distillery offers extraordinary Irish Whiskey.
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1 Tower, 1,000 years of History
The Round Tower Clondalkin The Round Tower Visitor Centre, Tower Road, Clondalkin, Dublin 22, Ireland    
Interactive multimedia exhibition tells the story of over 1,000 years of Clondalkin’s history and heritage.
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One of Ireland’s largest castles
Tullynally Castle and Gardens Tullynally Castle and Gardens, Castlepollard, Co. Westmeath, Ireland
The Pakenhams (later Earls of Longford) settled here in the 17th century and three generations still live here as their family home.
April to Sept
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Discover Dublin’s Literary Past
Dublin Writers Museum 18 Parnell Square North, Dublin 1, Ireland
The museum holds exhibitions, lunchtime theatre and readings and has a special room devoted to children’s literature.
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The Great Famine
Famine Memorial Custom House Quay, Dublin, Ireland
Unveiled in 1997, this memorial commemorates the victims of the Great Famine of the mid-19th century in which 1 million died and 1 million more emigrated.
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A place of quiet reflection.
Garden of Remembrance Parnell Square East, Dublin 1, Ireland
This beautiful garden in the heart of the city was designed by Daithi Hanly and dedicated to the memory of all those who gave their lives in the cause of Irish Freedom.
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The Government of Ireland
Government Buildings Upper Merrion Square, Dublin 2, Ireland
A number of departments are located here including the Department of the Taoiseach, the Department of Finance and the Office of the Attorney General.
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Famous Shopping Street
Grafton Street Grafton Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
With a host of cafés, bars and restaurants as well as great shops and stores, no visit to Dublin should be without a trip to Grafton Street.
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Crossing over the River Liffey
Ha’Penny Bridge Bachelors Walk, Dublin City, Ireland
Originally named the Wellington Bridge after the Duke of Wellington, but now known officially as the Liffey Bridge but affectionately as the Ha’Penny Bridge.
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The Lord Mayor's Residence
Mansion House Dawson Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
The Lord Mayor's residence is at the Mansion House built in 1710 by the merchant and property developer Joshua Dawson, for whom Dawson Street is named.
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The Park of the Privileged
Merrion Square Merrion Square, Dublin 2, Ireland
Merrion Square has many associations with significant figures in Ireland’s political and cultural history. Former residents include Daniel O’Connell, Oscar Wilde and William Butler Yeats.
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Dublin's fictional fishmonger
Molly Malone Statue Molly Malone Statue, Suffolk Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
The Molly Malone statue was unveiled in Grafton Street during the Dublin Millennium celebrations by the 1988 Lord Mayor of Dublin Ben Briscoe.
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Georgian Garden Square
Mountjoy Square Mounty Square, Dublin 1, Ireland
Georgian Garden Square which has been the location of many historic meetings as well as the setting for films such as the award-winning film 'Once'.
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Tree lined avenues and grassland
Phoenix Park Parkgate Street, Dublin 7, Ireland
One of the largest enclosed recreational spaces within a European Capital City with large grassland areas and tree-lined avenues and home to a herd of Wild Fallow Deer.
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The Royal Hibernian Academy
RHA Gallery Royal Hibernian Academy, 15 Ely Place, Dublin 2, Ireland
The Royal Hibernian Academy is an artist based and artist orientated institution dedicated to visual arts.
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Victorian Public Park
St. Stephen’s Green Dublin 2, Ireland
Covering 9 hectares St. Stephen's Green has been maintained in the original Victorian layout, centred on a formal garden with plants providing spectacular colour from spring to autumn.
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Dublin's Cultural Quarter
Temple Bar Between Westmoreland Street and Christchurch, Dublin 2, Ireland
Wander through the cobbled streets and laneways, be inspired by award-winning architecture and urban design and enjoy the magic of Temple Bar, Dublin’s Cultural Quarter.
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Designed by James Gandon
The Custom House Custom House Quay, Dublin 1, Ireland
A neoclassical 18th century building which today houses Irish Government departments.
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Hidden gem in Dublin’s City Centre
The Iveagh Gardens Clonmel Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
Unique collection of landscape features including a Cascade, Rustic Grottos, Maze, Rosarium, American Garden, Archery Grounds, Rockeries and Rooteries.
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A place of remembrance and beauty
War Memorial Gardens Islandbridge, Dublin 8, Ireland
Beautiful gardens of great architectural interest dedicated to the memory of Irish soldiers who died in the 1914-1918 war.
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