Soldiers, saints and fashion plates . . . uncover the stories behind the objects at Collins Barracks.

Want to explore the Museum with us?

Check out What's On for up-to-date information on public programmes including tours, talks, and other events covering a wide range of topics, you could

  • Watch a military re-enactment
  • Learn more about Irish history at a seminar or conference
  • Discover the science behind conservation
  • Explore a gallery or historical theme with our downloadable information booklets

Regular Tours and Talks

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Most tours and events are free of charge.

Want to explore the Museum in your own time?

At Collins Barracks you can find out how objects reveal secrets and tell stories about the world we live in - past and present.

It’s free and we’re easy to find.

Don't miss!

The Top Five Highlights

Collins barracks Clarke Square

Downloadable Activity Booklets

Take an in depth look at a specific aspect of the Soldiers & Chiefs exhibition, with a free booklet.  Download one here, or pick one up at the entrance to the exhibition.

Top Five Highlights

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