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National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology
Ranked #33 of 568 things to do in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: The National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology is the national repository for all archaeological objects found in Ireland and home to over two million artefacts. Permanent Exhibitions: Our exhibitions include the finest collection of prehistoric gold artefacts in western Europe, outstanding examples of metalwork from the Celtic Iron Age and the Museum’s world-renowned collection of medieval ecclesiastical objects and jewellery. The Treasury: Ór - Ireland's Gold, Prehistoric Ireland, Kingship and Sacrifice, Viking Ireland, Medieval Ireland, Ancient Egypt, Ceramics and Glass from Ancient Cyprus, Life and Death in the Roman World. There is also a number of Temporary Exhibitions taking place.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying very nearby and so glad that we made time to visit this museum! It has a great number of exhibits and was free!

Thank Kay B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great museum. Lots of information, fascinating!! I’ll come again when I have more time. Just remember it’s on the opposite side of the block from the Museum of Natural History. We walked and walked and couldn’t find it.

Thank Debbie G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A normal museum. I sincerely expected a bit more of the museum.
There were some things that I don't understand. For example, why were there Egyptian mummies in an archaeological national museum, and... Why are not allowed photographs in the level of archaeological works. It has no sense.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the Egyptian and the Viking collection.. My kids specially loved the mummies and the hieroglyphics.

Thank Shyamis
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went through the national museum (the animal part) with my partner. It's free to get in. Was cool seeing the animals of Ireland and around the world. We went round in about 20 mins though as we weren't that interested in all of that. Lots of children who seemed to really love it so would recommend if you have Children or are into animal history.

Thank rcb102017
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