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Discover weaponry, furniture, silver, ceramics, glassware, Asian art and the Asgard, as well as folklife and costume artefacts.

Roísín de Buitléar: Artist in Residence 2018

Roísín de Buitléar: Artist in Residence 2018

The National Museum welcomes internationally celebrated Irish artist Róisín de Buitléar as Artist in Residence for 2018

Visitor Information

Visitor Information

Discover opening hours, highlights, and visitor facilities for Collins Barracks, Dublin

Exhibitions

Exhibitions

See the core exhibitions that display the best of the Decorative Arts and History collections.

What's On?

What's On?

See listings for Decorative Arts & History related events and exhibitions

Explore & Learn - Decorative Arts & History

Explore & Learn - Decorative Arts & History

National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History is your Museum to visit and explore!

Deeds not Words? Assessing a Century of Change

Deeds not Words? Assessing a Century of Change

November Conference: Call for Papers

20th Anniversary

20th Anniversary

In 2017, we celebrated the 20th anniversary of the National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts & History.

Art & Industry Collections

Art & Industry Collections

Explore approximately 150,000 artefacts reflecting Ireland's heritage in the decorative arts, as well as political, military and social history.

History & Architecture of Collins Barracks

History & Architecture of Collins Barracks

Explore the history of Collins Barracks: the spectacular Dublin home of National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History

Featured Topics

Featured Topics

Exploring themes and traditions that may be linked to exhibitions, collections or events in the museum.

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Contact Us

For general enquiries or information on the National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History.