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Discover gold, bog bodies, ceramics, glass, Viking artefacts as well many other archaeological objects found in Ireland and around the world.

Visitor Information

Visitor Information

Visiting our Kildare Street site? Read our tips to get the most from your trip

Exhibitions

Exhibitions

Browse our exhibition galleries to find treasures from the past.

What's On?

What's On?

See listings for Archeology related events and exhibitions.

Explore & Learn - Archaeology

Explore & Learn - Archaeology

Our Education team bring you the best activities and resources for schools, teachers, families and groups visiting Kildare Street

Antiquities Collections

Antiquities Collections

The collections, archives and displays of the Irish Antiquities division are housed mainly in the National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology.

History & Architecture of Kildare Street

History & Architecture of Kildare Street

The National Museum of Ireland building in Kildare Street boasts spectacular architecture and an eventful history.

Contact Us

Contact Us

For general enquiries or information on the National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology.