We enjoyed the peat bog mummies and the Viking exhibit. It is overlooked on maps, but deserves a visit.
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This museum provides a treasure trove of artifacts and exhibits that reach back into the beginnings of Irish society and culture; especially interesting is the exhibit of bog people.
Some exhibits are well done but some are being re-arranged and/or are lacking in information or pieces. Overall, the museum is a nice place to spend an hour or two and learn more about some of the country's history but is not overly impressive. Good...More
It is not often you have the opportunity to tour a museum with such diversity within its exhibitions. Our visit included the Gold exhibition, the early bloody civil war; Viking history and artefacts and Egyptian treasures. At times aspects of a museum's content may be...More
This is a small museum that is easily covered in an hour or so. Incredible collection of gold items as well as artifacts recovered from the bogs. Unfortunately the body display I most wanted to see was not open but the film they had of...More
The Museum was closed the day we were near there but the Grounds and Building was just Breath taking, a for sure to Do on next trip.
Went on a Sunday afternoon when they have restricted opening hours. Had a nice coffee in the onsite Cafe first. Its not a huge museum but the exhibits are well laid out and explained. Especially liked the gold exhibits and the bog bodies were laid...More
The facility is an old converted military barracks with a few floors of static displays. No guides around to add to the experience nor were thete any high tech displays to add content to the displays. There were however several nice displays that made the...More
A great place for those interested in the older history of Ireland. Artefacts from 1-2000 years ago ++ and beautifully displayed and explained. If you are interested in the Celtic Treasury items do invest 3 euros in t accompanying audio or download for free if...More