National Museum Of Ireland Overview
Tucked away in one of the most splendid neo-classical buildings among the tourist places in Dublin, the National Museum of Ireland is a superb spot to know about many historical events that shaped Ireland. Here, you can find a ton of exhibits that range from the 1916 Easter Rising to the works of Irish designer Eileen Gray. One of the most astonishing features of visiting this museum is to walk through the arcaded colonnades and the walking bridges that connect the blocks.

Often called Collins Barracks, the museum was named in honor of Michael Collins, a freedom fighter in Irish struggle for independence who was killed in the Civil War. The museum is replete with many amazing artefacts which range from silver, ceramics, glassware, weaponry, furniture and folk like displays.

Some of the interesting exhibits which you can see here is the Way We Wore displaying clothing and jewellery from 250 years of Ireland, the Soldiers and Chiefs exhibit showcasing the history of Irish military from 1550 to the current times. One of the eye-catching exhibits to see here is the Proclaiming a Republic: The 1916 Rising which is dedicated to showcasing the events of Rebellion along with many artefacts on the same. There is also the famous Curator’s Choice exhibition where you can see hand picked 25 items that are picked by curators and exhibited with an account of the same.

Location: Collins Barracks, Benburb St, Stoneybatter, Dublin, D07 XKV4, Ireland

Timing: Tuesday - Saturday: 10am-5pm, Sunday - Monday:1pm-5pm

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