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“Free day out”

National Museum of Ireland - Natural History
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Ranked #54 of 542 things to do in Dublin
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The ground floor of this museum is dedicated to Irish animals, featuring giant deer skeletons and a variety of mammals, birds and fish. The upper floors of the building were laid out in the 19th Century in a scientific arrangement showing animals by taxonomic group.
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Dublin
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Free day out”
Reviewed November 5, 2012

If you have children that are interested in nature and wildlife and want a cheap day out, a visit is a must. Admission is free.

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Weilerbach, Germany
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71 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Your kids will LOVE this”
Reviewed November 4, 2012

Although this place is only two floors, it packs a huge punch! My daughter, 3 years old, enjoyed every inch of this place. The animal presentation was so awesome. I particular loved the Irish Deer.

Visited September 2012
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Dublin, Ireland
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73 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
“Birthday Treat”
Reviewed November 4, 2012

Went on my 46th birthday, and really enjoyed it. The display of animals both Irish and international is very large. Downstairs is all Irish native animals and the variety was suprising to me as well as the locations of where and indeed when the exhibits were found.
Upstairs is mostly more exotic animals and it was fascinating to stand beside some of these creatures and get an idea of their scale.
A very interesting and educational Museum. Highly recommended.

Visited October 2012
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Carrigaline, Ireland
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Great afternoon out with the family!!”
Reviewed November 1, 2012 via mobile

Visited Dublin today & was wondering how to entertain the kids for an hour or two. Answer , the National History Museum. This Admission Free afternoon was full of interesting species, animals & information. A must see for any day out for anybody & everybody ,

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kilkenny
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“really enjoyable couple of hours”
Reviewed October 24, 2012

There is so much o see here in such a small space. We brought three children age 5- 9 and they loved it. We all really enjoyed it, everything from moths to elephants. Definately worth a visit.

Visited October 2012
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