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  • 1. Guinness Storehouse

    Dublin West | Museum/Gallery

    Ireland's all-dominating brewery—founded by Arthur Guinness in 1759 and at one time the largest stout-producing brewery in the world—spans a...Read More

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  • 2. Kilmainham Gaol

    Dublin West | Museum/Gallery

    Leaders of many failed Irish rebellions spent their last days in this grim, forbidding structure, and it holds a special place in the myth and...Read More

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  • 3. Little Museum of Dublin

    Dublin South | Museum/Gallery

    This clever, eclectic little museum, one of Dublin's best, sets out to tell the history of Dublin in the last hundred years through changing...Read More

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  • 4. National Gallery of Ireland

    Georgian Dublin | Museum/Gallery

    Caravaggio's The Taking of Christ (1602), Van Gogh's Rooftops of Paris (1886), Vermeer's Lady Writing a Letter with Her Maid (circa 1670...Read More

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  • 5. National Museum of Archaeology

    Georgian Dublin | Museum/Gallery

    Just south of Leinster House is Ireland's National Museum of Archaeology, one of four branches of the National Museum of Ireland, and home to...Read More

  • 6. National Museum of Decorative Arts and History

    Phoenix Park and Environs | Museum/Gallery

    Here, in one gigantic treasure chest, is the full panoply of the National Museum's collection of glass, silver, furniture, and other decorative...Read More

  • 7. Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane

    Dublin North | Museum/Gallery

    The Francis Bacon studio, reconstructed here exactly as the artist left it on his death (including his diary, books, walls, floors, ceiling...Read More

  • 8. Dublin Writers Museum

    Dublin North | Museum/Gallery

    If you would know Ireland—body and soul—you must read its poems and stories," wrote W.B. Yeats in 1891. Further investigation into the Irish...Read More

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  • 9. Dublinia

    Dublin West | Museum/Gallery

    Ever wanted a chance to put your head in the stocks? Dublin's Medieval Trust has set up an entertaining and informative reconstruction of everyday...Read More

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  • 10. EPIC Irish Emigration Museum

    Dublin North | Museum/Gallery

    It's fitting that Ireland's emigration museum should be housed near the Dublin docks where so many said goodbye to their island home forever...Read More

  • 11. GAA Museum

    Dublin North | Museum/Gallery

    The Irish are sports crazy and reserve their fiercest pride for their native games. In the bowels of Croke Park, the main stadium and headquarters...Read More

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  • 12. Gallery of Photography

    Temple Bar | Museum/Gallery

    Dublin's premier photography gallery has a permanent collection of early-20th-century Irish photography and also puts on monthly exhibitions...Read More

  • 13. General Post Office (GPO)

    Dublin North | Museum/Gallery

    The GPO's fame is based on the role it played in the fateful 1916 Easter Rising. The building, with its impressive Neoclassical facade, was...Read More

  • 14. Irish Jewish Museum

    Georgian Dublin | Museum/Gallery

    Roughly 5,000 European Jews fleeing the pogroms of Eastern Europe arrived in Ireland in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Today the Jewish...Read More

  • 15. Irish Museum of Modern Art

    Dublin West | Museum/Gallery

    Housed in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, the Irish Museum of Modern Art concentrates on the work of contemporary Irish artists along with regular...Read More

  • 16. National Library Photographic Archive

    Temple Bar | Museum/Gallery

    This important photographic resource holds regular exhibitions in its stylish modern building in Temple Bar. The collection comprises approximately...Read More

  • 17. National Museum of Natural History

    Georgian Dublin | Museum/Gallery

    One of four branches of the National Museum of Ireland, this museum is little changed from Victorian times and remains a fascinating repository...Read More

  • 18. National Transport Museum Of Ireland

    Museum/Gallery

    Until 1959 a tram service ran from the railway station in Howth over Howth Summit and back down to the station. One of the open-top Hill of...Read More

  • 19. Royal Hibernian Academy

    Georgian Dublin | Museum/Gallery

    The Royal Hibernian Academy, an old Dublin institution, is housed in a well-lighted building, one of the largest exhibition spaces in the city...Read More

  • 20. Science Gallery

    Dublin South | Museum/Gallery

    This kid-friendly museum-slash-gallery occupies a funky building at the rear of Trinity College. Its constantly changing exhibitions aim to...Read More

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