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“A favourite amongst tourists, and well deserved. Book in advance to avoid long queues. ”
  • 427 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
“Learn about this historic jail, and the role it played in the independence of Ireland. Also, much of the movie "Paddington 2" was filmed here ”
  • 244 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Art Museum
“The Irish Museum of Modern Art. Worth a visit if you are interested in Modern Art. ”
  • 157 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
History Museum
“Located by the Museum Luas stop, really easy to get to, this is a big museum so allow yourself some time here so that you get to see it all. Might not be open on Mondays ”
  • 67 locals recommend
History Museum
“Dublinia is a historical recreation museum and visitor attraction in Dublin, Ireland, focusing on the Viking and Medieval history of the city. Dublinia is located in a part of Dublin's Christ Church Cathedral, known as the Synod hall. ”
  • 54 locals recommend
Art Museum
“A stunning gem on a charming road in the very heart of the gorgeous old city of Dublin. Enter through the garden of Dublin Castle and you will be truly within the pale here. Local tip: Check out the Roof Garden , landscaped in a tranquil style to reflect the gallery. ”
  • 101 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The historical Charlemont House (1908) is home to The Dublin City Gallery also known as the Hugh Lane after the Irish born art collector. He left two wills one bequeathing his entire collection firstly to the National Gallery in London and later to The Dublin City Gallery. So what this means to us is that 4 of its 8 masterpieces are in Dublin until 2021 : Les Parapluies by Renoir Eva Gonzales by Manet Jour d ete by Morisot and View of Louveciennes by Picasso Unmissable also are the bejeweled Harry Clarke Stained glass window display and the entire chaotic studio of Francis Bacon exactly as he left it. ”
  • 58 locals recommend
Indie Movie Theater
“Movies - not always big box office, often has festivals. Great little restaurant & bar so go early. You can bring your drinks into the auditorium!”
  • 52 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Historic Site
“A beautifully-preserved building from the early eighteenth century. Opened as Ireland’s first public library in 1707, the original oak bookcases house more than 25,000 rare and fascinating books and the Library features year round exhibitions. Famous past readers have included Jonathan Swift, Bram Stoker, and James Joyce. Children particularly welcome, but do beware of the ghost of the Archbishop”
  • 26 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Art Gallery
“The Royal Hospital Kilmainham is an iconic landmark, built in 1680. It is open to public to visit the grounds at no cost. The grounds and gardens are lovely here and very pleasant to stroll through. The Irish Museum of Modern art is also housed on the grounds and is worth a visit, again at no cost.”
  • 20 locals recommend
“At first hearing about this you might be thinking kitschy stuff and begorrah and begosh, but this is actually a fun and informative way to learn about Irish myths and fairytales. There are a number of rooms, each with their own story. The guides are really entertaining, and the daytime tour is fun for both children and adults. On Friday and Saturday nights, there’s an adults only interactive show, with a darker side to it. Be warned, when you get there a member of the cast will dress you up in a costume – this is part of the interactive experience. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
“Project Arts Centre is a multidisciplinary arts centre based in Temple Bar, Dublin, which hosts visual arts, theatre, dance, music, and performance. There is ALWAYS something to see here...”
  • 19 locals recommend
“Great storytelling and mythology of Irish culture. Learn the origins of the leprechaun. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“independent gallery and design shop showcasing the best in Irish art and design”
  • 9 locals recommend
“This is one of my favourite places in Dublin to wander around. There is a museum which is worth visiting and tours also but if you just want to walk around the grounds it's free. Please note this is a functional cemetery so be respectful at all times, especially if taking photos. The Grave Diggers Pub (Kavanagh's) next door is great for a pint of Guinness and does lovely food too.”
  • 6 locals recommend
History Museum
“The Irish Jewish Museum was once in the heartland of “Little Jerusalem,” a densely populated Jewish enclave off the South Circular Road. Although small in scale, the Museum is a unique and favourite destination for tourists from all over the world, the interest in the museum is growing rapidly and last year it had about 10,000 visitors. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience