National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology

Places to See | Dublin, Ireland



The National Museum of Ireland is Ireland’s premier cultural institution and home to the greatest collections of Irish material heritage, culture and natural history in the world.  It has three branches in Dublin and one in County Mayo.

The National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology, Kildare Street, first opened its doors in 1890. It is the national repository for all archaeological objects found in Ireland and home to over two million artefacts. At this Dublin visitor attraction, you’ll find artefacts dating from 7000BC to the 20th Century exhibited in seven galleries.

The Treasury exhibition space has been reopened after a major refurbishment where you can see iconic artefacts such as the Ardagh Chalice , the Tara Brooch and the Derrynaflan Hoard, plus the Faddan More Psalter exhibition.

Address: National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology, Kildare St, Dublin 2, Co. Dublin, Ireland


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