National Museum Of Ireland Archaeology

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  • Address: Kildare St, Dublin 2, Ireland
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  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +353-16777444
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museums, History Museums, Family And Kids, Exhibition , Specialty Museums
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The National Museum of Archeology and History is a part of a larger group. The National Museum of Ireland is funded and operated by the Irish government. The institution consists of four stalwart museums in the city. The National Museum of Archeology, the National Museum of Country Life, Museum of Decorative Arts and History and the Museum of Natural History which are in different parts of the city are all a part of it.

The archaeology museum is quite well known for its rich collection. The history of Ireland has been brilliantly documented here.

Pieces of jewellery from the historic times can be seen here. Bronze and gold items as well as several rare metals have been put up on display. The place is a trip back in time.

The Treasury Exhibition is home to wonders like the Ardagh Chalice, Faddan More Psalter, the Tara Brooch and the Derrynaflan Hoard. Relics from the ancient Egypt are also stored there. One should not miss the Museum’s Dublin Excavation section. It is considered to be a national heritage.

  • Temporary exhibitions may be paid.

  • Closed on Good Friday.

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  • National Museum Of Ireland Archaeology Address: Kildare St, Dublin 2, Ireland
  • National Museum Of Ireland Archaeology Contact Number: +353-16777444
  • National Museum Of Ireland Archaeology Timing: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • National Museum Of Ireland Archaeology Price: Free
  • Best time to visit National Museum Of Ireland Archaeology(preferred time): 12:00 pm - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit National Museum Of Ireland Archaeology: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 52.25% of people who visit Dublin include National Museum Of Ireland Archaeology in their plan

  • 59.64% of people start their National Museum Of Ireland Archaeology visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see National Museum Of Ireland Archaeology

Tuesday, Friday and Saturday

69.15% of people prefer walking in order to reach National Museum Of Ireland Archaeology

People normally club together National Gallery Of Ireland and St Stephen's Greens while planning their visit to National Museum Of Ireland Archaeology.

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  • This is a great museum. It is laid out well and there are plenty of guides to assist. I expected a huge crowd in the month of June, but was pleasantly surprised that it was busy but not crowded. There is a fantastic mineral collection and you have to go see and learn about the bog men! The gift shop is very nice. Highly recommend this stop when you are in Dublin.

  • It's always such a pleasure going to this museum. There is no entrance fee and every time I've been I've learned something new about the Irish history and Archaeology. I could spend the full day in there and still probably not get through every section and fully examine and learn from the displayed specimens to fully appreciate each item. They have a gift store and a small cafe within the building as well.

  • Great museum, lots of artifacts from old ages. Very well organized and maintained. Best of all its free admission. MUST CHECK if you in Dublin.

  • Great survey of ancient Irish history! I was stunned by the level of scholarship and detail that went into the displays in this museum. The section on Viking Dublin was particularly good, and provided a glimpse into how this great city was during the very beginning, and what it would have been like to love there. Outstanding, and free!

  • Very well maintained, full of artifacts and history. Great archaeological museum. Best of all its free to get in. Super recommend!!

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