National Museum of Ireland – Collins Barracks
The new national museum is located in the recently refurbished Collins Barracks which occupies 18 acres of land just north of the river Liffey. The museum is Ireland's new national museum of decorative arts, incorporating economic, social, political and military history.
Artefacts ranging from weaponry, furniture, folklore and costumes to silver, ceramics and glassware are on display, including a Japanese ceremonial bell over 2000 years old and gauntlets worn by King William at the Battle of the Boyne. The display is explained through interactive multimedia computers located on both floors.
Location. Benburb Street, Dublin 7.
Bus. 90, 25, 25a, 66, 67.
Phone. +353 1 6777828
Opening Hours. Tuesday–Saturday 10am-5pm. Sunday 2pm-5pm.
Entrance Fee. Free.