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National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History

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Address: Benburb St., Dublin 7, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-1-677-7444
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Decorative Arts & History is home to a wide range of objects, which...

Decorative Arts & History is home to a wide range of objects, which include weaponry, furniture, silver, ceramics and glassware; as well as examples of folk life and costume.

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World Class museum

I have been to many museums around Europe but Collins Barracks ranks among any of them.The displays are excellent & there is brilliant interactive content. The restoration of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Dublin, Ireland
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been to many museums around Europe but Collins Barracks ranks among any of them.The displays are excellent & there is brilliant interactive content. The restoration of the Asgard is a must see aswell.

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Saintfield
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Could spend days here. Wonderful collection of stories of ordinary people of Ireland who fought all over the world for different Nations. Enjoyed the Audio of stories about the Rising.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The best yet! If you have seen glasnevin and kilmainham, you have to experience this exhibition, it pulls it altogether.

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Stoney Creek, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is so big that you can't do it justice in less than 2 hours. A wealth of history and interesting facts and details. Well worth it.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very extensive interactive instructive displays. Brings the events really alive. Wheelchair accessible. Well worth a visit. Plenty of Parking.

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dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Well worth a visit. Not only military exhibits - really interesting for anyone with a general interest in history. You do not need to know Irish history to enjoy this place. The website is excellent , before you go, it gives details of any workshops which may be running while you're there...check these out they're fantastic especially for children and... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very easy walk to the museum, it is free and one can spend hours there. Very nice exhibits and the 1916 exhibit was well done and quite moving. This museums captures the life of the Irish! The Jameson museum is near by too

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Milan, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

In this place you can take a trip through old artifacts and old tools, other than military stuff that let you travel through history.

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Thank rubina_du
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Three amazing exhibits. One on decorative arts, one on military history, and one special exhibit for the 1916 Easter Rising.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a wonderful time . brings me back to my childhood and the many hours I would spend with my grand father there.

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