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Group Visits

Self-Guided Groups can now request visits to the NMI - Decorative Arts & History here

Please direct any queries to the Bookings Office at

All groups visiting the Museum must receive a ticket and confirmation from the Bookings Office, as groups that attend without booking may be refused entry.

Group Visits

Our current guidelines for group visits reflect the NMI’s Child Protection Policy and must be adhered to fully.

  • We require at least one week’s notice for a group visit.
  • Please note that, for groups aged 7-18 years, a supervisory ratio of 1:15 is required. For groups aged 7 years and under, or groups with students with special educational needs, a ratio of 1:10 is required.
  • Schools, Colleges and Community groups are encouraged to contact us directly for information on all available resources.

Bookings Office

The Bookings Office is open 9am - 5pm, Tuesday - Friday. 

Please contact the Bookings Office for any queries related to educational resources, virtual sessions, and onsite visits. 

The Bookings Office can be reached at, or on (01) 648 6453. 

Guided Tours

Guided tours for Primary, Post-Primary and Third Level groups are free of charge, and guided tours for all other groups are charged at €50.

Schools interested in a guided tour or facilitated visit can complete this visit enquiry form, and Community groups can contact

Go to the Engage and Learn section for more information on our facilitation for Schools and Community groups.

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Decorative Arts & History

Collins Barracks ,
Benburb St,
Dublin 7,
D07 XKV4

+353 1 677 7444