Things to do in Dublin

Dublin Writers Museum

19 Parnell Square North, Dublin 1
Dublin Writers Museum

Dublin is famous as a city of writers and literature, and the Dublin Writers Museum is an essential visit for anyone who wants to discover, explore, or simply enjoy Dublins immense literary heritage. At the Writers Museum, Dublins literary celebrities from the past three hundred years

Dublin - National Gallery of Ireland

Merrion Square West, Dublin 2
National Gallery of Ireland

The National Gallery of Ireland houses the national collection of Irish art and European master paintings. The collection spans from the 14th to the 20th centuries and includes all the major Continental Schools. Irish painting is charted from its re-emergence in the 17th century to Jack B.

Dublin - Kilmainham Gaol

Inchicore Rd, Kilmainham, Dublin 8
Kilmainham Gaol

One of the largest unoccupied gaols in Europe, covering some of the most heroic and tragic events in Irelands emergence as a modern nation from 1780s to the 1920s. Attractions include a major exhibition detailing the political and penal history of the prison and its restoration. The tour o

Dublin - Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art

Charlemont House, Parnell Square North, Dublin 1.
Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art

Located in Dublins city centre, the Hugh Lane Gallery houses one of Irelands foremost collections of modern and contemporary art. The original collection, donated by the Gallerys founder Sir Hugh Lane, has now grown to include almost 2000 artworks, ranging from the Impressionist masterpiec

Dublin City Hall

Dame Street, Dublin 2.
Dublin City Hall

The Story of the Capital is an exciting exhibition tracing the history of Dublin City. It tells of the citys founding, through Viking times and into the unique and vibrant city of today. The story is told through multimedia displays, which offer a fascinating insight into the citys evoluti

Dublin - Phoenix Park Visitor Centre

Phoenix Park, Dublin 8
Phoenix Park Visitor Centre

A lively and entertaining exhibition on the history and the wildlife of the Phoenix Park is on display in the Visitor Centre. Here the visitor can enjoy a historical interpretation of the park from 3500 B.C. to the present day and can also view an audio-visual presentation on the Phoenix P

Dublin - Trinity College

College Green, Dublin 2
Trinity College

Escorted by students, walking tours around the College Campus will provide any visitor with a fascinating account of Trinitys past, a history of the Campus buildings, and interesting anecdotes about its most famous graduates. Founded in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth. Among many famous students t

Dublin Castle

Palace Street, off Dame Street, Dublin 2.
Dublin Castle

Built between 1208 and 1220, this complex represents some of the oldest surviving architecture in the city, and was the centre of English power in Ireland for over seven centuries until it was taken of by the Irish Free State in 1922. Highlights include the 13th-century record tower, the l