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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.


There is one entrance, off Kildare Street, next door to the Government Buildings. There are three stone steps and a wheelchair ramp to the main entrance level. This entrance is level with one set of glass double doors leading into the main reception area.

Lifts and Access to Galleries

All ground floor galleries are accessible. However, there is no lift servicing the first floor.

Accessible Toilet Facilities

Accessible toilets are located on the ground floor, on the far side on the central rotunda. 

Indoor Seating/Mobile Stools

Seats and mobile stools are available upon request from the Information Desk. 


Wheelchairs are available from the Reception Desk on request. Please call ahead to reserve one on +353 (0)1 6777444.

Outdoor Seating 

There is seating located outside the main entrance to the Museum.

Guide Dogs

Guide and Assistance Dogs are welcome.


Please note that lighting in some exhibitions is low to address conservation concerns around certain artefacts.

Touchable Exhibits

There are touchable exhibits within the Museum. Please ask a staff member or attendant to help you locate these in the Museum.

Induction Loops

We regret that currently induction loops are not installed in the Museum.