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24 Best Dublin Attractions Every Tourist Must See

24 Most Popular Attractions in Dublin

1. Abbey Theatre

  • €8 per person; €6 per person for groups of 6+
  • 353 1 8872200
  • Abbey Theatre, Abbey Street Lower, Dublin, Ireland
  • Daily

2. National Botanic Gardens

    The site of two buildings that have been awarded the Europa Nostra award for excellence in conservation architecture, the National Botanic Gardens are
  • Free
  • +353 1 804 0300
  • National Botanic Gardens, Ireland
  • Oct. 27-February: Mon-Fri 9am-4:30pm, Weekends and Public Holidays 10am-4:30pm; March-October: Mon-Fri9am-5pm, Weekends and Public Holidays 10am-6pm; Closed on Christmas

3. Guinness Storehouse

  • Situated next to the St James’s Gate Brewery, the Guinness Storehouse is your gateway to experiencing everything that is Guinness. As you traverse
  • Adult €16.50, Student over 18 €13.00, Senior Citizen €13.00, Child (6-12) €6.50
  • + 353 1 408 4800
  • GUINNESS STOREHOUSE®, Saint James's Avenue, Dublin, Ireland
  • Daily 9:30am-5pm; July-Aug: 9:30am-7pm; Closed Good Friday and December 24th-26th
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4. National Leprechaun Museum

  • The National Leprechaun Museum combines immersive storytelling with optical illusions, multimedia, historical displays and exciting activities to present
  • Adult €12, Child (3-11) €8, Child (under 3) €3, Student €10, Senior €10
  • +353 1 873 3899
  • National Leprechaun Museum, Jervis Street, Ireland
  • 10am-6:30pm (last entry 5:45pm); This Dark Land performance: 7:30pm-8pm, Fri & Sat
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5. The Old Jameson Distillery

  • The Old Jameson Distillery stands on the same ground as John Jameson’s original distillery, built in 1780. It is a site of historical and social
  • Adults €14.00, Students (ID over 18) €10.60, Senior Citizens €9.60, Children (Under 18) €7.70
  • +353 (1) 8072355
  • The Old Jameson Distillery, Bow Street, Ireland
  • Mon-Sat: 9am-6pm; Sun: 10am-6pm; Closed: Good Friday, December 24th-26th
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6. Farmleigh House

    Farmleigh House is Ireland’s guest house for foreign dignitaries, offering them the best accommodations that the city has. Built in the 1700s, the
  • Free
  • +353 1 815 5900
  • Farmleigh House, White's Road, Dublin, Ireland
  • Gallery: Tue-Sun until 5pm. Estate: 10am-6pm; last admission is 75 minutes prior to closing

7. Dublinia

    Opened in 1993, Dublinia brings the Irish capital’s history to life for over 125,000 visitors each year of all ages. Whether someone is interested
  • Adult: €7.50, Student/Senior: €6.50; Child: €5.00, Family: €23.00 (2 Adults & 2 Children)
  • +353 1 6794611
  • Dublinia, Ireland
  • March-September: 10am-5pm; October-February: 10am-4:30pm

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8. Malahide Castle and Gardens

  • Malahide Castle and Gardens provide an idyllic setting outside of Dublin’s city enter. Situated in one of the best neighborhoods in the greater Dublin
  • Adult €12.00, Child €6.00
  • +353 (0)1 8169538
  • Malahide Castle & Gardens, Ireland
  • Daily 9:30am-3:30pm
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9. Dublin Zoo

    Since 1831, Dublin Zoo has afforded Dubliners and the city’s visitors the chance to see a wide variety of animals from around the world. While it
  • Adult €16.50, Child €11.80
  • +353 (0)1 4748900
  • Dublin Zoo, Ireland
  • Daily 9:30am onwards; Closed on holidays

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10. The James Joyce Centre

    The James Joyce Centre is a museum that serves to honor and promote the works of one of Ireland’s greatest writers. It features exhibits that provide
  • Adults: € 5, Senior/Student: € 4
  • +353 1 878 8547
  • The James Joyce Centre, North Great George's Street, Ireland
  • Tue to Sat: 10am-5pm; Sunday: noon-5pm; Last admission at 4:30pm

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11. Trinity College Library

  • Trinity College Library PhotosThe Old Library at Trinity College is one of the Irish capital’s most frequently visited attractions. The university
  • Adult €9, Students/Senior Citizens €8, Children (under 12) Free
  • +353 1 8961127
  • Long Room, Trinity College, Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
  • Mon-Sat 9:30am-5pm; Sun (May-Sept) 9:30am-4:30pm; Sun (Oct-April) 12-4:30pm; Holidays: St. Patrick's Day/Good Friday/Easter Monday 12-4:30pm, May 5/June 2/Aug 4 9:30am-5pm, Oct 27 12-4:30pm
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12. National Gallery of Ireland

  • For a century and a half, the National Gallery of Ireland has been at the center of Ireland’s art scene. Besides housing a large collection of Irish
  • Free
  • +353 1 661 5133
  • National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Square West, Ireland
  • Mon-Sat: 9:30am-5:30pm, Thur: 9:30-8:30pm, Sun: 12pm-5:30pm; Public Holidays 10am-5:30pm; Free tours: Sat 12:30pm; Sun 12:30pm & 1:30pm
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13. Dublin Castle

    Dublin Castle PhotosThe site on which Dublin Castle is situated has been in continuous use since the Vikings settled it in the first century. The castle
  • Adult: €4.50; Student/Senior Citizen €4.50; Child (under 12) €2.00
  • +353 1 645 8813
  • Dublin Castle, Dame Street, Ireland
  • Mon-Sat 10am-4:45pm; Closed on Good Friday, Dec. 24-28, and Jan. 1

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14. Croke Park Stadium & GAA Museum

    Croke Park PhotosCroke Park is the home of the Gaelic Athletic Association, which runs the country’s two most popular sports – Gaelic football
  • Stadium Tour + Museum - Adult: €12.50, Child (under 12): €8.50
  • Croke Park, Dublin, Ireland
  • Jan-May and Sept- Dec: Mon-Sat 9:30am-5pm; June-Aug: Mon-Sat 9:30am-6pm; Sun & Bank Holiday 10:30am-5pm

15. Kilmainham Gaol

    First constructed in 1796, Kilmainham Gaol was built to replace a nearby prison with lower standards of cleanliness and noise. Several prominent Irishmen
  • Adult: €6.00, Children/Student: €2.00
  • +353 1 453 5984
  • Kilmainham Gaol, Kilmainham, Dublin, Ireland
  • April-Sept: 9:30am-6pm; Oct-March: Mon-Sat 9:30am-5:30pm, Sun 10am-6pm; Closed Dec. 24-26

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