Shopping at the Museum

Decorative Arts History Collins Barracks Shop

The National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History has a gift shop adjacent 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 exhibitions including Soldiers & Chiefs, Albert Bender - A Dubliner's Collection of Asian Art and Irish High Crosses. Ask about catalogues for past exhibitions such as Rock Chic, Sea Stallion, and books about the history of the Barracks.

Specialist Books: Focusing on design, architecture, fashion and jewellery, 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.

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: 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
Museum Shopping Bag
The shop is open during Museum hours:
  • Tuesday to Saturday 10am - 5pm
  • Sunday 2pm - 5pm
  • Closed Mondays.
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