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Exhibitions include the finest collection of prehistoric gold artefacts in western Europe, outstanding examples of metalwork from the Celtic Iron Age and the Museum’s world-renowned collection of medieval ecclesiastical objects and jewellery.


Roger Casement - voice of the voiceless

Roger Casement - voice of the voiceless

An exhibition telling the story of Roger Casement’s humanitarian work using objects he collected in Africa and South America.

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Clontarf 1014: Brian Boru and the Battle for Dublin.

Clontarf 1014: Brian Boru and the Battle for Dublin.

This exhibition explores myths about the Battle of Clontarf and Brian Boru.

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Rites of Passage at Tara

Rites of Passage at Tara

This exhibition explores the oldest visible monument on the Hill of Tara.

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The Treasury

The Treasury

See major religious artefacts of Celtic & Early Christian Ireland

Temporary Exhibition

No Wheelchair Access

Ór - Ireland's Gold

Ór - Ireland's Gold

Explore one of Europe's most important prehistoric gold collections

Temporary Exhibition

No Wheelchair Access

Prehistoric Ireland

Prehistoric Ireland

Visit Neolithic & Bronze Age Ireland with tools, tombs & weaponry.

Temporary Exhibition

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Kingship and Sacrifice

Kingship and Sacrifice

An exhibition of Iron Age bog bodies & their sacrificial regalia and how it is related to sovereignty and kingship rituals during the Iron Age.

Temporary Exhibition

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Viking Ireland

Viking Ireland

Explore the Vikings and how they changed Ireland between 800 and 1150 AD.

Temporary Exhibition

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Medieval Ireland 1150-1550

Medieval Ireland 1150-1550

Discover Medieval Ireland, its farmers & nobles, churches, books, and art

Temporary Exhibition

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Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt

Travel to the Nile Valley to see pharoahs and mummies, hieroglyphics, tombs, and temples.

Temporary Exhibition

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Ceramics and Glass from Ancient Cyprus

Ceramics and Glass from Ancient Cyprus

Learn about Roman and Bronze Age Cyprus with excavated clay figurines

Temporary Exhibition

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