The Zoological World Is Just Waiting to Be Explored
Part of the National Museum of Ireland, the Natural History Museum is a zoological museum with diverse collections of world wildlife from all ages. Two million species live side by side with decorated and sculptured panels depicting mythological figures.
There is an extensive Irish collection including the extinct giant Irish deer, as well as a world collection, which includes the skeleton of a sixty-five-foot whale suspended from the roof.
If you are interested in history, the National Museum of Ireland also offers exhibitions on archaeology and decorative arts & history on other grounds in Dublin.
10.00 – 17.00
Closed Monday (including bank holidays), Christmas Day and Good Friday
Duration of Visit
Approximately 60-90 minutes
Merrion Street, Dublin 2
Notes for Group Leaders
All National Museum of Ireland exhibitions in Dublin are self-guided and entry is free of charge!