National Museum of Ireland - Natural History

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 7 publications
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7 expert recommendations


Afar Magazine

The section on Ireland's prehistoric gold, including exquisitely-wrought jewellery from the bronze and iron ages, is particularly interesting. Full review →


Atlas Obscura

Dublin's "Dead Zoo" serves as a window to Victorian museum design.  Full review →



One of four branches of the National Museum of Ireland, this museum is little changed from Victorian times and remains a fascinating repository. Full review →


Frommer's 33

This unusual museum is not just a museum of science and animals, it's also a museum of museums. Full review →


Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

Compared to the multimedia this and interactive that of virtually every modern museum, this is a beautifully preserved example of Victorian charm and scientific wonderment. Full review →


Michelin Guide 54

Purpose-built in 1890, the museum houses the country's archaeological collections


Travel + Leisure

Housed in a graceful building that is itself a sort of exhibit... this archaeological museum explores Ireland’s ancient Celtic heritage. Full review →

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