This fascinating museum has over 16,000+ artefacts on display including examples of silver, ceramics, glassware, weaponry, furniture, folk life, clothing, jewellery, coins and medals. In the Curator’s Choice exhibition there is, amongst other treasures, an ancient Japanese ceremonial bell, which dates back over 2,000 years.
‘What’s in Store?’ gives you the chance to get behind the scenes and explore a working museum collection. Learn the histories of soldiers and their families in Soldiers & Chiefs: The Irish at War at Home and Abroad since 1550.
Other exhibitions include Irish Silver; The Way We Wore - 250 Years of Irish Clothing & Jewellery; Asgard and Proclaiming a Republic: The 1916 Rising.
Within walking distance of Heuston Station and Temple Bar (20 mins).
Open: Open year round. See website for opening times.
Admission: Admission is free.
By Bus: Take bus numbers 37, 39a, 39b, 25, 25a, 66, 67 or 70
By Luas (tram): Take the Luas Red Line to Museum Stop