Dublin Castle
Dame Street, Dublin 2
Historic Dublin

Founded over 800 years ago, Dublin Castle is at the heart of the nation’s capital. The seat of British rule in Ireland until 1922, it is one of the most famous buildings in Ireland.

Featuring both the Garda and Revenue museums, two cafés, an international conference centre, two gardens, Government Buildings, State Apartments, the Chapel Royal and the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin Castle has much to be explored.

Access to the State Buildings are by guided tour only, however all other facilities are free to explore.


Open: Open year round. See website for opening hours.

Admission: Admission is free. Guided tours available at cost.


Public Transport


By Bus: Take bus numbers 13 13, 27, 40, 49, 54A, 77A, 123 or 150

By Luas (tram): Take the Luas Red line to Jervis or the Luas Green Line to Dawson

By Dart (rail): Take the Dart to Tara Street


Contact Information

Address:Dame Street, Dublin 2

Phone:+353 1 645 8813


GPS Coordinates & MAP

53.3422, -6.2671