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October 15th, 2:30pm and 3:30pm, General

Open House 2022: Architectural Tour of Collins Barracks

Free Admission

National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History

Collins Barracks was an army base for almost 300 years before being renovated for use as a museum. The network of tall, granite-faced buildings occupy an 18 acre site and retain an imposing, military air. The site boasts a rich and varied history. Completed in 1704, it played an important role suppressing uprisings over the centuries. Wolfe Tone, the founder and leading member of the United Irishman, was court martialled and imprisoned here after the 1798 Rebellion. During the 1916 Easter Rising, troops based here tackled rebel positions on Usher’s Island, at the Four Courts, and in the GPO. Tour the grounds and discover the collections it houses.

Drop in for guided tours of National Museum of Ireland at Collins Barracks. Discover some of the highlights of the National collection.

Tours begin at 2:30pm and 3:30pm.

No booking required, places limited and allocated on a first-come basis 15 minutes before tour starts.

Location:


Open House 2022: Architectural Tour of Collins Barracks is located at:
Collins Barracks ,
Benburb St,
Dublin 7
D07 XKV4


Drop in for a tour of the grounds of Collins Barracks, and learn about the collections of the National Museum of Ireland along the way.

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Decorative Arts & History

Collins Barracks ,
Benburb St,
Dublin 7,
D07 XKV4

+353 1 677 7444