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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


Specialised tours can usually be facilitated. Contact the Bookings Office on +353 1 6486453 or email for further information or complete an online booking form.


If you would like to visit the Museum without a guide (or before/after your tour or workshop), we offer a variety of resources to help you navigate the exhibition with your students.

All self-guided groups must book in advance. Please use our online form to make your booking.

Internship or work experience

We can facilitate internships and work experience at third level. Please contact us if you are interested in enquiring about a placement.


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 artefect 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