Attractions & Museums

Dublin Attractions

The vibrant capital of Ireland is bursting with many world-class attractions, museums, and historical monuments, not to mention its parks, and stunning scenery right on its doorstep.

You’ll find plenty of sites from EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum in the Dublin Dockalnds, to the historic Kilmainham Gaol. WIth its history and culture steeped in literature, you can follow in the footsteps of authors such as James Joyce and W.B. Yeats at the Museum of Literature Ireland or the National Library. Family fun is everywhere in the capital ... take the kids to the Dublin Zoo, or uncover Viking stories at Dublinia.

Don't Just Sightsee... Explore!

Dublin is yours to explore, so get out there and enjoy it all — there’s tons to see and do, and there has never been a better time to visit our world-class attractions! Don't just sightseeing.... Explore!

Little Museum of Dublin

The Little Museum of Dublin tells the fascinating history of Dublin, set in beautiful Georgian townhouse in the centre of the city. Located by St Stephens Green , The Little Museum of Dublin is a must-visit on a trip to Dublin!

EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum

Discover why over 10 million people left this island, where they went and what they brought with them. Uncover stories of adventure, adversity and triumph, as you engage with their personal stories and engage with history in 20 interactive galleries.

Book of Kells & Trinity College

Visit the Book of Kells at Trinity College and you will discover Ireland's greatest cultural treasure. Marvel at the impressive Long Room Library, one of the most beautiful libraries in the world.

Christ Church Cathedral

Discover one of Ireland's most stunning cathedrals in the heart of Dublin Ciyt - and learn almost 1000 years of history. Go underground the the medieval crypt and discover the cathedral's stunning exhibition.

Museum of Literature Ireland

Delve into Ireland’s rich literary past, and discover Ireland's great writers - past and present. From Yeats to Binchy and O’Faolain, this is one of Ireland's leading cultural attractions.

St. Patrick's Cathedral

Discover Ireland's largest cathedral, and hear the sounds of one of Ireland's most famous choirs. Learn about Jonathan Swift, and the gothic architecture in St. Patrick's Cathedral

Windmill Lane Recording Studios

Visit the iconic building and recording studios for the first of its kind tour in Ireland. Go behind the scenes and understand the creation and production of some of the most iconic albums and songs of the past 40 years.

Dublin Zoo

Enjoy a great family day out at Dublin Zoo, located in the Phoenix Park. One of the oldest and most popular zoos in Europe, Dublin Zoo is home to 600 different animals, and is a leader in conservation.

National Gallery of Ireland

One of Ireland’s top visitor attractions housing the nation’s collection of European & Irish art. Enjoy, learn and be inspired at The National Gallery of Ireland, which is located in the heart of Georgian Dublin.

Kilmainham Gaol

Discover one of Dublin's most popualr attractions - a former infamous prisons for rebels including men, women and children.

Malahide Castle & Gardens

Discover over 800 years of history at this magnificent medieval castle.

Croke Park Museum & Stadium Tour

Croke Park Stadium tours offer an access-all-areas trip through the home of Irish sport. At this magnificent stadium, walk in the footsteps of sporting legends on your guided tour. Visit the team dressing rooms, go pitchside, and learn the history at the interactive museum.

Glasnevin Cemetery & Museum Tour

Glasnevin Cemetery is one of Ireland’s most popular visitor attractions and is considered one of the best things to do in Dublin. At this stunning attraction, learn the story of modern Ireland  through interactive exhibitions, dramatic re-enactments and daily guided tours of Ireland’s national cemetery. 

14 Henrietta Street

Take a step back in time at one of Dublin's most intriguing attractions. Based in the North City, 14 Henrietta St is a Georgian House which tells the story of Dublin, and its citizens. Hear first hand accounts of problems of tenement buildings, and the legacy they left behind. Guided Tour only.

Newbridge Farm

Newbridge House and Farm is set on 370 acres of wildflower meadows & pasture land in North County Dublin. The estate includes a Georgian mansion with all its original furnishings, a 30 acre 18th cen farm of rare breeds, a state of the art adventure playground, and woodland walks.

National Museum of Ireland

Discover three of Ireland's best museums - all based in Dublin City, and all free. Plan your visit to the Archaeology, Natural History, or Decorative Arts & History museum today!

National Botanic Gardens

Discover this perfect oasis in the city and find a place full of plants, beauty, peace, and tranquility. The National Botanic Gardens is a stunning free attractions, housing thousands of native and non-native plants around the gardens and in the stunning historic greenhouses. One of Dublin's best free attractions!

Dublinia

Walk in the footsteps of the Vikings and bring history alive at Dublinia. Perfect for the family, Dublinia tells the story of Dublin's Viking and Medieval history. Travel back to the old city of Dublin in Viking times. Discover what life was like on-board Viking boats, see the weapons and learn the skills of being a Viking. Discover how the Irish are influenced by the Viking and Medieval era, and climb the steps of the tower to see great views of Dublin City. 

Chester Beatty

Discover the stunning collection of Chester Beatty at one of Europe's best museums. This world-famous library in the grounds of Dublin Castle is home to over 20,000 manuscripts, rare books, rich illustrations,  miniature paintings, clay tablets, costumes and other objects of artistic, religious, historic importance.