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Further and Higher Education

Whether you are studying History, Art & Design, Heritage Studies or a related discipline, the National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History is full of objects that can bring your research to life

It really is a treasure house with something to appeal to all ages...
Lecturer in History, National University of Ireland, Maynooth

To arrange Education and Community group bookings you must contact the Bookings Office at Education and Community groups that attend without booking may be refused entry.

Please see here for important information on Group Visits.

Internship or work experience

NMI wish to advise prospective Volunteers and Interns that we are in the development stage of new policies and recruitment practices, until such time that the NMI are in a position to implement we are unable to facilitate any further requests. 


For postgraduate students interested in viewing artefacts from our reserve collection, please contact the Arts and Industrial Duty Officer to arrange an appointment.


Research Services

If you would like to examine a particular object, or view our paper archive, please visit our Research Services section for further information.

Artefact Search

You can also search for an artefact using our Artefact Search.


Why not find out more about how the Museum undertakes important conservation work by joining the tri-monthly tour.

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Decorative Arts & History

Collins Barracks ,
Benburb St,
Dublin 7,
D07 XKV4

+353 1 677 7444