The Casino was designed by Sir William Chambers as a pleasure house for James Caulfeild, 1st Earl of Charlemont. It is one of the finest 18th century neo-classical buildings in Europe. The Casino, meaning ‚Äėsmall house‚Äô, surprisingly contains 16 finely decorated rooms, endlessly rich in subtlety and design. It is a remarkable building - both in terms of structure and history.
The beautifully restored former St Mary's Church is one of Dublin's most popular bar/restaurant emporiums. Each year over 600,000 visitors come to appreciate the art, history, architecture and luxury of this maginficent building.
Meet the Tudors as they go about their daily livesunder the shadow of the world's most notorious monarch. Living History Live Performance every half hour daily except tuesday. Guided literary and historical walks. Great family fun day out!
Dublinia brings the early history of Dublin vividly to life. Located in the heart of the medieval quarter, this award winning heritage centre reveals the amazing story of the vikings and the turbulent tale of Medieval Dublin.
Visit two of Dun Laoghaire‚Äôs most interesting visitor attractions to get a glimpse into our history and the important part that Dun Laoghaire played in forming our Maritime History. The Shackleton Exhibition & The National Maritime Museum of Ireland.
‚ÄúThe Story of the Capital‚ÄĚ exhibition offers a quick ‚Äėwarts and all‚Äô introduction to the history of Dublin City. The exhibition traces the evolution of the City from 1170 to today in a friendly and easy-to-understand way, using interactive touchscreens, film clips, models and city treasures.
Glasnevin Museum is a wonderful introduction to the wealth of national history within the walls of Glasnevin Cemetery. The interactive visitor attraction offers a fascinating view of Ireland's necropolis and the many renowned figures that shaped the country we live in today.
Guinness Storehouse, Ireland‚Äôs number one visitor attraction, is an incredible journey into the history and making of the world famous beer. It‚Äôs a dramatic story, which started 250 years ago and ends in Gravity Bar with a complimentary pint of Guinness and an astonishing view of Dublin.
A step aboard the Jeanie Johnston is a step towards understanding the daunting experience of the millions of people who crossed the Atlantic seeking survival and hope in the "New World" of North America.
Malahide Castle and Gardens is one of the oldest castles in Ireland, and is set on 260 acres of land. This magnificent & historic 12th century castle has been home to the Talbot family for over 800 years. We can explore the history of Malahide Castle and Gardens by looking at the lives, experiences and adventures of the Talbot Family.
Walk into the National Museum of Ireland and you are magically transported back in time. The museum first opened its doors in 1980 and since then it has been filling in the blanks for us through its extensive archaeological collections.
Collins Barracks could be said to be the National Museum of Ireland‚Äôs largest artefact, having had a unique history all of its own in another life. All pieces displayed entice you to go further, look harder and examine more closely.
The National Museum of Ireland - Natural History opened in 1857 as the museum of the Royal Dublin Society. It has developed as a cabine- style zoological museum with animals from all over the world.
The National Wax Museum Plus is an exciting interactive visitor attraction located in the heart of Dublin‚Äôs City Centre. The centre has been designed to deliver an interactive experience taking you on a journey through Irish Culture and heritage.
Visitors take a guided tour from the basement to the attic, through rooms furnished with original artefacts as they would have been in 1790 to 1820. presented by the Electricity Supply Board and national Museum of Ireland.
Follow the fascinating craft of whiskey making through its different stages at the Old Jameson Distillery in the heart of Dublin. Just 3 mins from Smithfield Luas, this is a discovery not to be missed!
St. Enda's Park consists of nearly 50 acres of parkland laid out in the 18th century. It boasts a wide variety of flora and fauna which is interpreted in a specially dedicated nature study centre. In the centre of the park is the Pearse Museum which is housed in the former school and home of Patrick Pearse, the leader of the 1916 Rising.
Founded in 1191, Saint Patrick‚Äôs Cathedral has contributed much to Irish life throughout its long history. Living Stones, a permanent exhibition, celebrates the Cathedral‚Äôs place in the city‚Äôs history.
Trinity College Dublin is the oldest University in Ireland, founded in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth I. The Old Library houses the Book of Kells and other early manuscripts. The LongRoomis the largest single-chamber library in the world.
The Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre, affectionately known as 'The Box on the Docks', is a family friendly visitor attraction located on the waters of the Grand Canal Quay. The Dublin docklands area has been designated a rejuvenation area and the Centre helps create a water-based focus for the new developments there. The building is acclaimed for it's architectural merit, is built on water and accessed by way of a footbridge from the quay wall.