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August 4th - August 28th 2022, Families, Adults

Summer Family Tours at the National Museum of Ireland, Decorative Arts & History

Throughout August, join Museum Guides at the National Museum of Ireland, Decorative Arts & History at Collins Barracks on a variety of engaging family tours exploring the Museum and its collection
Learn more about the history of the Barracks and discover some of its most famous artefacts in the 'From Barracks to Museum: An Introduction to Collins Barracks' tour. Discover what life was like for Irish soldiers fighting in the First World War in our 'Recovered Voices: Stories of the Irish at War: 1914-1915' tour. Finally, explore the life and works of famous Irish architect and furniture designer Eileen Gray in our 'Eileen Gray' tour


Booking not required, however spaces are limited and offered on a first come, first served basis.

Guided Tours at the National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks

Thursday 4th
5.30pm From Barracks to Museum: An Introduction to Collins Barracks
6.30pm From Barracks to Museum: An Introduction to Collins Barracks

Saturday 6th
1pm Recovered Voices: Stories of the Irish at War: 1914-1915
2pm From Barracks to Museum: An Introduction to Collins Barracks

Sunday 7th
2pm Recovered Voices: Stories of the Irish at War: 1914-1915
3pm From Barracks to Museum: An Introduction to Collins Barracks

Tuesday 9th
1pm Eileen Gray
2pm Eileen Gray

Thursday 11th
5.30pm From Barracks to Museum: An Introduction to Collins Barracks
6.30pm From Barracks to Museum: An Introduction to Collins Barracks

Saturday 13th  
1pm From Barracks to Museum: An Introduction to Collins Barracks
2pm Recovered Voices: Stories of the Irish at War: 1914-1915

Sunday 14th
2pm Recovered Voices: Stories of the Irish at War: 1914-1915
3pm From Barracks to Museum: An Introduction to Collins Barracks 

Thursday 18th
5.30pm Studio & State: The Lavery’s and the Anglo-Irish Treaty
6.30pm From Barracks to Museum: An Introduction to Collins Barracks

Saturday 20th
1pm From Barracks to Museum: An Introduction to Collins Barracks
2pm Recovered Voices: Stories of the Irish at War: 1914-1915

Sunday 21st
2pm Eileen Gray
3pm From Barracks to Museum: An Introduction to Collins Barracks

Thursday 25th  
5.30pm Recovered Voices: Stories of the Irish at War: 1914-1915
6.30pm From Barracks to Museum: An Introduction to Collins Barracks

Saturday 27th
1pm From Barracks to Museum: An Introduction to Collins Barracks
2pm From Barracks to Museum: An Introduction to Collins Barracks
 
Sunday 28th
2pm Eileen Gray
3pm From Barracks to Museum: An Introduction to Collins Barracks

 

Location:


Summer Family Tours at the National Museum of Ireland, Decorative Arts & History is located at:
Collins Barracks ,
Benburb St,
Dublin 7
D07 XKV4


Learn about the history of Collins Barracks, as well as about soldiers in World War One and the life of Eileen Gray

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Collins Barracks ,
Benburb St,
Dublin 7,
D07 XKV4

+353 1 677 7444