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Dublinia: Experience Viking and Medieval Dublin

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Address: St. Michael's Hill | Christ Church, Dublin 8, Ireland
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+353 1 679 4611
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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Dublinia is one of Dublin’s top visitor attractions with three exciting...

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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Self-guided tour, excellent with lots of interactive exhibits for the children to enjoy. Gave a very informative and enjoyable account into the history of Dublin and the Viking... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Meaux, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Splendid historical Museum , detailling Viking settlement, many medieval Viking models and maps. Many detailed Explanation panels !!! Congratulations Mark : 10/10. Very much interesting that Trinity College ( for me )

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Townsend, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We brought our "Masters Degree Medieval Archaeologist" daughter to this museum and even she was impressed with the displays and interactive exhibits. Personally think it would be a nice museum for families with children. Well maintained and laid out museum.

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Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Self-guided tour, excellent with lots of interactive exhibits for the children to enjoy. Gave a very informative and enjoyable account into the history of Dublin and the Viking era!

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent museum with interactive exhibits and lots of figures in historic dress. Very good walk through mock up of a medieval street.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited the Dublinia on a Saturday and expected it to be crowded, but that was not the case. The building and exposition was set up in such a way that - even when there are a lot of visitors - it is hardly noticable. There are guides available in multiple languages, making it accessible to tourists. The entire exposition... More 

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Billericay, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was very well set out. Lots of interactive parts that would be great for kids. Gave a good insight into how Dublin came into existence and the history of Dublin through the ages.

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Lyon, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is a nice museum to visit with family (kids and parents) or friends, it is fun and we learn a lot about history of Dublin and Ireland. I had a nice time there and recommend it :)

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very well done museum. Exhibitions geared towards school kids with many mannequins and interactive concepts. We didn't realize the target age was so young but we enjoyed it anyhow.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed our visit to Dublinia. I think this museum would be great for families with young to teen aged children. Some of the exhibits can seem a little tired, but the information listed was really quite interesting and helpful for someone with little to no prior knowledge to the settlements and early ages of life in the land we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent about two hours here and were engaged the whole time. It was really informative and explained the Viking heritage of Dublin well. Good interaction with a variety of displays and hands on things to do. The staff were good and added to the experience. Value for money.

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