10 Best Museums To Learn About Dublin Art, Culture, History And More
Museums are usually the first port of call when compiling a sightseeing itinerary and there are more than ever to choose from when you arrive in a new city. Dublin's museum scene contains all the regular museum-goer haunts, a national gallery, museum of natural history and plenty of historial museums as well.
To boot however, we also have plenty of spots that celebrate our rich cultural history from the Dublin Writer's Museum to the Hugh Lane Gallery and the James Joyce Centre. Within you'll find fascinating documents and works from some of Ireland's most famous and talented artists and really immerse yourself in Irish... Read more »
Local Expert Tip: "The museum itself is set to expand in the coming months so check to make sure of visiting times."
Local Expert Tip: "This is a great family activity if the weather is bad."
Local Expert Tip: "Be sure to pick up the viewmaster filled with scenes of Dublin of yesteryear."
Local Expert Tip: "The Joyce centre runs a series of special events surrounding many of Joyce's other works so if you're less of a Leopold Bloom fan and want a different slant on his work then perhaps check to see if one of these events might suit you."
Local Expert Tip: "While you get a free drink at the end of this tour you'll need to be quick to volunteer if you want to take part in a dedicated whiskey tasting. Listen closely at the beginning of the tour for your chance."
Local Expert Tip: "This is another great spot to take children as there are workshops and there is a dedicated Children's Learning Centre resource included."
Local Expert Tip: "Spend as much time as possible in the Gravity Bar - it's the best view in Dublin."
Local Expert Tip: "There are resources here geared towards adults, families, students and teachers so whatever your prerogative you can find something geared towards you."
Local Expert Tip: "There are audio guides available with which to tour this museum in several languages so you need not take a purist 'reading' approach!"
Local Expert Tip: "Don't forget to check out their website to see which exhibitions are running."
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