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Visitor Information

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


Opening hours at The National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology are:

• Tuesday to Saturday 10am-5pm
• Sunday 2pm- 5pm
• Closed Mondays (including Bank Holidays), Christmas Day and Good Friday

Free Admission

Admission to all four sites of the National Museum of Ireland is free.

Shop & Café Opening Hours

The Museum shop and café are open during Museum opening times.

Please note the café at National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History is open on Mondays, when the Museum itself is closed.

Visiting Information for our Other Sites

Things to See & Do

Things to See & Do

Explore exciting exhibitions and unmissable artefacts.

Find National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology

Find National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology

Get directions for cars, bikes, buses, trams, and trains to Kildare Street, Dublin.

Guidebooks & Floor Plans

Guidebooks & Floor Plans

This specially designed guidebook will help you get the most from your visit to our Kildare Street site. Available in international languages.

Visitor Facilities

Visitor Facilities

Find information on parking, lost property and toilet facilities at Kildare Street, as well as Accessibility, Cloakrooms and Baby Changing.

Shopping at Kildare Street

Shopping at Kildare Street

Find a treasure-trove of gifts and souvenirs at the Museum shop on the ground floor.

Restaurants & cafés

Restaurants & cafés

Take a break at our award winning cafés with delicious locally sourced and produced Irish food.

Accessibility at Kildare Street

Accessibility at Kildare Street

Access the National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology by wheelchair. Mobility, visually & hearing impaired visitor information. Find local blue badge parking spaces.

International Visitors

International Visitors

Find multilingual guidebooks, information for language schools and translations of the website.