Shopping at the Museum

Decorative Arts History Collins Barracks Shop

The National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History has a gift shop right next to the main reception area.

We stock a complementary range of products reflecting the unique collections held at this site. The shops are a must for all visitors, and carry an exciting range of giftware, children’s toys and books covering Irish military history, fashion and design.

Among the numerous ranges available, our popular products are:

Soldiers and Chiefs Exhibition BookLinks to external website

Museum Publications:  Publications are available for both permanent and temporary exhibitionsLinks to external website including Soldiers & ChiefsLinks to external website, Albert Bender - A Dubliner's Collection of Asian ArtLinks to external website and Irish High CrossesLinks to external website. Ask about catalogues for past exhibitions such as Rock ChicLinks to external website, Sea StallionLinks to external website, and books about the history of the BarracksLinks to external website.

Specialist Books: Focusing on design, architecture, fashion and jewelleryLinks to external website, history, general Irish interest, plus a wide selection of children’s books.

Traditional Children’s Toys: Spinning tops, yo-yo’s, jigsaws, puppets and model cars/planes. A limited selection of children's books is also available onlineLinks to external website.

Scarves and Throws: Handmade Irish woollen accessories in a variety of styles and colours.

T-shirts: To accompany our Soldiers & Chiefs exhibition.

Glassware: Commissioned Jerpoint pieces from our collections.

Models:Links to external website Exclusive range of model soldiers from Irish regiments of the past, designed exclusively for the Museum gift shop.

Stationery: Greeting cards, writing sets, pens and pencils.

Opening Hours
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The shop is open during Museum hours:
  • Tuesday to Saturday 10am - 5pm
  • Sunday 2pm - 5pm
  • Closed Mondays.
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Secure transactions, most gifts shipped within 24hrs, 7 day returns policy.

Check out the range of gifts available...
Museum Publications

In the Museum shop and online:

Dublin Excavations seriesLinks to external website

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