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National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology

National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology

Ireland’s premier cultural institution and home to the greatest collections of Irish material heritage, culture and natural history in the world. Whether online or in person, we hope your experience is engaging and inspiring.

Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship

Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship

A guided tour of the Jeanie Johnston will give visitors the opportunity to learn about the experiences of Irish emigrants as they made a daunting transatlantic passage full of hope yet desperate to escape the hardship in Ireland during the Famine years.

Powerscourt Estate

Powerscourt Estate

Where Powerscourt House stands today there was once a 13th century medieval castle, owned by the Le Power Family from which ‘Powerscourt’ takes its name. Powerful Irish families including the O’Tooles and the Fitzgeralds battled for possession of the castle and its lands over the succeeding centuries.

Eagles Flying

Eagles Flying

Situated amid the beautiful landscape of North-West Ireland is Eagles Flying, the largest Centre for Birds of Prey and Owls in the country.

National Gallery of Ireland

National Gallery of Ireland

The National Gallery of Ireland houses the national collection of historic Irish and European fine art. It is located on Merrion Square in the heart of Georgian Dublin directly adjacent to Leinster House, the seat of the Dáil (the Irish Parliament).

Dublinia

Dublinia

Dublinia is one of Dublin’s top visitor attractions with three exciting exhibitions, Viking Dublin, Medieval Dublin and History Hunters! All located at the historic crossroads of old Dublin where modern and old Dublin meets.

Chester Beatty Library

Chester Beatty Library

Described by the Lonely Planet as not just the best museum in Ireland, but one of the best in Europe, the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin is an art museum and library which houses the great collection of manuscripts, miniature paintings, prints, drawings, rare books and some decorative arts assembled by Sir Alfred Chester Beatty (1875-1968).

National Wax Museum Plus

National Wax Museum Plus

The National Wax Museum is housed in the historic landmark Armoury Building, previously the home of Ireland’s bullion and arms stores.

Fry Model Railway

Fry Model Railway

The Fry Model Railway is a unique collection of handmade models of Irish trains, from the beginning of rail travel to modern times. One of the world’s largest model railways, the exhibition is unique in that it is a working railway covering an area of 2,500 sq. feet.

Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre

Dalkey Castle & Heritage Centre

How do these odd Irish Tudors prepare for a feast, perform their ablutions, use weaponry or cure illness and disease? Examine the Tudor toilet facilities! See the Tudor equivalent of toilet roll and be disgusted!

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Downpatrick Town

We flew our drone over Downpatrick town and captured a couple of aerial 360° photographs. Look out for the marker points in the aerial virtual tours, some of which will allow you to jump from the sky down into some of the various visitor attractions found in the town.

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