National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History

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Fodor's Tick Choice

In one gigantic treasure chest, is the full panoply of the National Museum's collection of glass, silver, furniture, and other decorative arts. Full review →

Headlining the collections are some extraordinary objects, including the Fonthill Vase... and the Lord Chancellor's Mace.

Frommer's 33

As the name of this branch of the National Museum of Ireland suggests, this museum is unusually located in a converted 18th-century army building. Full review →


Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

As magnificent as any structure you'll see in Ireland. Full review →


Michelin Guide 54

Collins Barracks (1700) used to house 3 000 men and 1 000 horses... the displays cover decorative arts. Full review →

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Time Out

Housed in the breathtaking confines of the barracks... this branch of the National Museum of Ireland contains the nation's most significant collection of decorative art. Full review →

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