Abbey Theatre

1. Abbey Theatre

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

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The James Joyce Centre

2. The James Joyce Centre

  • Adults: € 5, Senior/Student: € 4
  • 1 hour
  • +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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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 a glance into the life of the author as it was during his writing career. Read more…

Chester Beatty Library

3. Chester Beatty Library

  • Free
  • 1 hour
  • (+353 1) 407 0750
  • Chester Beatty Library, Ireland
  • Sat: 11am-5pm; Sun: 1pm-5pm; May 1-September 30: Mon-Fri 10am-5pm; October 1-April 30: Tue-Fri 10am-5pm; Closed on public holidays

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Chester Beatty Library houses one of the finest collections of ancient books in all of Europe. One need not have a particular interest in the arts of book binding and calligraphy to be impressed at the texts that are thousands of years old. Read more…


4. Dublinia

  • Adult: €7.50, Student/Senior: €6.50; Child: €5.00, Family: €23.00 (2 Adults & 2 Children)
  • 1.5-2 hours
  • +353 1 6794611
  • Dublinia, Ireland
  • March-September: 10am-5pm; October-February: 10am-4:30pm

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Opened in 1993, Dublinia brings the Irish capital’s history to life for over 125,000 visitors each year of all ages. Read more…

Malahide Castle and Gardens

5. Malahide Castle and Gardens

  • Adult €12.00, Child €6.00
  • 1-2 hours
  • +353 (0)1 8169538
  • Malahide Castle & Gardens, Ireland
  • Daily 9:30am-3:30pm

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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 area, the Castle has a unique history that dates back nearly a millennium. Read more…

An Post Museum

6. An Post Museum

  • €2
  • 1 hour
  • 017057420/7058485
  • An Post Museum, Ireland
  • Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm; Closed on public holidays

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Also known as the GPO Museum, the An Post Museum highlights the important role of the post office in Irish history. Read more…

Farmleigh House

7. Farmleigh House

  • Free
  • 1-3 hours
  • +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

Farmleigh House is Ireland’s guest house for foreign dignitaries, offering them the best accommodations that the city has. Built in the 1700s, the home was later purchased by members of one of Ireland’s leading families, the Guinnesses. Read more…

Natural History Museum

8. Natural History Museum

  • Free
  • 1-2 hours
  • +353 1 6777444
  • Natural Museum, Dublin, Ireland
  • Tue-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2pm-5pm; Closed on Mondays and holidays

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Known as the “Dead Zoo”, the Natural History Museum houses an extensive collection of the remains of animals from Ireland and throughout the world. It even has some items from other worlds, featuring a number of items that have been brought back from the moon and other space rocks. Read more…

National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology

9. National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology

  • Free
  • 1-2 hours
  • +353 1 6777444
  • National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, Ireland
  • Tue-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 2pm-5pm; Closed on Mondays and holidays

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The National Museum of Ireland is divided into four different buildings, one of which is Archaeology. The Archaeology section hosts a variety of artifacts covering the last nine thousand years. Ranging from gold to bodies, this museum has something for everybody. Read more…