National Museum of Decorative Arts and History

The National Museum at Collins Barracks is Ireland's new museum of the decorative arts and of the economic, social, political and military history of our country.

Location

Benburb Street Dublin 7, Co Dublin

History

The National Museum at Collins Barracks is Ireland's new museum of the decorative arts and of the economic, social, political and military history of our country. There are a number of special thematic exhibitions - "Curator's Choice", "Out of Storage", "The Museum at Work" and "Museum Development". Other displays trace the development of the country through the ages.

The various collections chronicle the development of a vast range of arts and crafts including ceramics, silver, glassware, period furniture and weaponry. Alongside many of the exhibitions are interactive monitors that give comprehensive information on the artifacts on display. The museum is fully accessible for people with disabilities.

For the complete Museum experience, hop on the Museumlink bus to visit any of the locations of the National Museum of Ireland at Collins Barracks, Kildare Street or Merrion Street.

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Details

Visit Length

2hrs

Admission

No admission fees

Information

Leaflets: Yes Guided Tours: Yes Audio Visual: Yes Exhibition: Yes

 

Opening Times

All Year Tues - Sat 10:00-17:00 All Year Sun 14:00-17:00 Closed Mondays, Christmas Day, Good Friday.

Facilities

Restaurant: Yes Car Park: Yes Coach Park: Yes Disabled Access: Yes

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