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5th - 26th May

May Tours at NMI - Decorative Arts & History

Free

A public tour at Collins Barracks

As the weather warms, get your weekly dose of history down at Collins Barracks this May! Discover something new on our diverse range of free public tours. 

Don't miss our special Behind the Scenes tour of the Conservation studios at the Museum. Take a closer look at the variety of symbols used to represent Ireland through time and even into the future in our Ireland, Then and Now tour. Learn about the remarkable life and work of a leading force in Irish design history on the Eileen Gray: The Making of Modernism tour. Get your mind active during our Game, Set, Match tour and learn how sports have reflected and impacted Irish society. 

If you're interested in sports history, join us for a seminar celebrating the centenary of the Tailteann Games and explore this fascinating moment in the foundation of the Irish Free State. For more information, see here.

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

Sunday 5 May 2024
2pm    Ireland, Then and Now: Irish Symbolism in the Museum's Collections
3pm    Eileen Gray: The Making of Modernism

Sunday 12 May 2024
2pm    Ireland, Then and Now: Irish Symbolism in the Museum's Collections
3pm    Game, Set, Match: The History of Sports in Irish Society

Sunday 19 May 2024
2pm    Ireland, Then and Now: Irish Symbolism in the Museum's Collections
3pm    Revolutionary Women: Representations through Soldiers and Chiefs

Sunday 26 May 2024
2pm    Ireland, Then and Now: Irish Symbolism in the Museum's Collections
3pm    The Way We Wore: Representations of Social Change through Clothing

Thursday 30 May 2024 - Special Public Tour
2pm    Behind the Scenes: Conservation at the Museum

For more information on our tour offerings, contact bookings@museum.ie or call 01 648 6453.

Location:


May Tours at NMI - Decorative Arts & History is located at:
Collins Barracks ,
Benburb St,
Dublin 7
D07 XKV4


This May, join us at Collins Barracks on a variety of free public tours exploring the Museum's collections!

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Decorative Arts & History

Collins Barracks ,
Benburb St,
Dublin 7,
D07 XKV4

+353 1 677 7444