Museums in Dublin

  • Glasnevin Cemetery

    Glasnevin Cemetery

    Dublin's graveyard with 1.5 million people buried here. Established by Daniel O'Connell in 1828 where political and civil war enemies are buried in close proximity. Famous "residents" from Ireland's history include "The Liberator" Daniel O'Connell, the charismatic Michael Collins, former President Eamon de Valera, and Parliamentarian Charles Stewart Parnell.
  • Little Museum of Dublin

    Little Museum of Dublin

    This unique little museum tells the story of Dublin in the 20th century. Not just a collection of interesting artifacts, but also a collection of fascinating stories about ordinary people in Dublin and their lives, told by our guides. Guided tours on the hour every hour. Late opening Thursdays.
  • Chester Beatty Library

    Chester Beatty Library

    Described by the Lonely Planet as "not just the best museum in Ireland, but one of the best in Europe", this houses some wonderful treasures from around Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. From ancient manuscripts, paintings, drawings, rare books and decorative artifacts, this must be high on the must-see list for the culturally curious visitor to the city. Free admission.
  • Irish Whiskey Museum

    Irish Whiskey Museum

    The story of whiskey goes back many generations, and this unique museum tells t…
  • James Joyce Tower & Museum

    James Joyce Tower & Museum

    The James Joyce Tower is located on a cliff-top in Sandyford, South County Dubl…
  • Pearse Museum

    Pearse Museum

    This museum, in beautiful grounds and surrounded by St Enda's park is dedicated…
  • Richmond Barracks

    Richmond Barracks

    Richmond Barracks is where the front-line Irish rebel fighters of the Easter 19…