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Dublinia: Experience Viking and Medieval Dublin

St. Michael's Hill | Christ Church, Dublin 8, Ireland
+353 1 679 4611
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Dublinia is one of Dublin’s top visitor attractions with three exciting exhibitions all located at the historic crossroads of Dublin. There are three exciting exhibitions; Viking Dublin and Medieval Dublin recreate the city through life size reconstructions, including a Viking house and a medieval fair while Death and Disease are also investigated. Finally unearth the city’s past at the new interactive History Hunters exhibition, visit an excavation site, and see medieval bugs under the microscope in the Lab. See Dublin from a new perspective and come away knowing more about its citizens throughout the ages!
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St. Michael's Hill | Christ Church, Dublin 8, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

I enjoyed the place, even though it is a bit basic and really aimed at children. Nice objects on the top floor and good replica of my profession, archaeologist and conservator...even better if someone could remove that huge trowel from the archaeologist hand (he is...More

Thank ebaldi65
Reviewed 3 days ago

I took my daughters ages 8 and 12 to Dublinia so that they could learn a little more about the history of Ireland without spending a day in a huge museum. This was a wonderful way to learn without spending half of a day on...More

Thank TeamTurner11
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Actually this was pretty fascinating and I’d had no idea the vikings had been so heavily involved in Dublin’s journey. It was well presented and in a good setting with clear explanations of the history and culture through the ages. Smiling and friendly staff which...More

Thank Scubasailor
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a fun expedition that my school desperately needed, great thing about it is, you're practically free to explore as you like after the entrance fee. Lot's to see and learn

Thank Cass L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an informative little museum, but a little too cutesy with the exhibits, likely for a younger audience.

Thank Erin T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very well presented exhibition of Dublin's history. Loads to see and some interactive displays as well. Very informative. Reasonably priced for what you get out of it. Well worth a visit if in Dublin.

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very interesting! everyone was so nice!! i really enjoyed learning about Dublin's history!!! the little cafe was handy to have as well.

Thank Bri W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I opted for the guided tour, and I'm glad I did. I didn't know anything about Dublin's early history, especially history dating back to the Vikings, and the guide provided a solid base for much of the sightseeing I would go on to do throughout...More

Thank Christina M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Engagingly and informatively the Viking and medieval times of the capital city are marvellously presented. Housed in the outstanding Synod Hall of Christchurch Cathedral the space provides an atmospheric and evocative background for the often tumultuous events in the life of the city. Figures, dioramas...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found this one of the best museums, really informative and interactive makes learning more fun and great for children. You're able to dress up, try on helmets, and really get the feel for the viking period. Would definitely recommend.

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LibertysTears
2 March 2017|
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Response from berty-c | Reviewed this property |
there's more in York, we was there in October 2016 but due to floods a lot of it was closed. once it al re-opens it'd be a better choice than the Dublin one.
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MichelleMoore84
21 January 2017|
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Response from gailr97 | Reviewed this property |
We only spent about an hour. - rather last century, I thought. You can get a double ticket that gets you into the adjacent church. I would recommend the new exhibition at the Post Office although it makes one embarrassed to... More
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Hours: Thursday 10AM–6:30PM Friday 10AM–6:30PM Saturday 10AM–6:30PM Sunday 10AM–6:30PM Monday 10AM–6:30PM Tuesday 10AM–6:30PM Wednesday 10AM–6:30PM
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