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All reviews collins barracks eileen gray army barracks military section parade ground easter rising luas stop free entry on display few hours interesting exhibits michael collins worth a visit couple of hours rainy day city centre great place to visit
I half expected a very nationalist perspective on Irish history but despite the context of independence from the UK, the story was presented in a very factual and objective way. Very professional and I would love to visit again. Well done to whoever put this...More
This museum is part of the National Museum of Ireland, but housing the decorative arts and history exhibits. Much of the history covers the Irish soldiery and the Irish serving in the armed forces of various other countries. The decorative arts section contains some beautiful...More
We visited the museum on a weekday. There was absolutely no crowd. We ate at the cafe on site, which was good. The museum displays are over several floors, and there is so much to see. We enjoyed seeing the furniture and clothing. The museum...More
Very pleasant visit, had the museum pretty well to ourselves, very rich collection. Although the building is very impressive, the rooms feel a bit narrow for exhibiting the collection. Also, I didn't find any documents describing the original role of the building, maybe I just...More
Visited on the 15th of December 2018. Free entry.
Spent the full day here. It was €10 to park for the day as I broke the trip up with dinner in town.
The highlight for me were the furniture displays as this really painted a...More
Being an art person as part of my research job, I was very impressed with this collection. The building itself was worth seeing and the combination of classical and modern art works was well- displayed and curated.
We spent 4 hours in the museum and could have spent the same amount of time again - we visited the Asgard and then went on to the 1916 exhibition - this attraction is FREE and is one of the best we have visited. At...More
The military section is actually very interesting to people how likes history or even who doesn't. It counts with real Michael Collins guns and tells a little of the Irish history. You can also see wax people made by the same company which does the...More