Interesting Museums of Ireland

Popular and Interesting Museums of Ireland, including National and Country Exhibitions of Major Collections. throughout Ireland
Bishop's Palace, a beautiful Georgian building was built in 1743 by the renowned Anglo-Indian architect Richard Castle. It is situated at the heart of the Viking Triangle Waterford and opposite to the House of Waterford Crystal. This museum of 18th, 19th and 20th century Waterford is a must-see destination.
With enchanting stories and remarkable insights, the re-enactor guides take you throug...
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Reginald's Tower is located at the heart of Waterford City at the eastern end of the city quay.  The first tower on the site was built by Vikings after 914 and formed the apex of the triangular settlement, an area known to this day as the Viking Triangle. 
The Tower is an important remnant of its medieval urban defence system and remain in continuous use, in a different purpose, for...
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Step back in time when you enter this beautiful multi-award wining museum with atmosphere medieval undercrofts. on display are the extremely rate 'cloth of gold' vestments as well as King Henry Vill's cap!.  Don't miss the Great Charter Roll which was viewed by Queen Elizabeth II on her visit to Ireland.
The magnificent curved façade of the warm butter-coloured stone building draws in ...
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Galway City Museum, was founded in the mid-1970s and was originally located in Comerford House beside the Spanish Arch. Situated near the Spanish Arch on the mouth of the River Corrib, This city museum offers 3 floors of exhibitions of the materials relating to the archaeology, history, art, folklife and sea science of Galway.  The museum began as a collection of me...
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Hall of the Red Earl, situated in the city centre of Galway, was built in the 13th centurty by Richard the Red Earl to entertain guests and visitors. In reality, this banqueting hall was a tribute to his growing power.
The wonder of the Hall of the Red Earl is that it was lost to historians for several centuries. Despite the fact that it was located inside the medieval walls of Galway, archaeologi...
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The General Post Office in Dublin was designed by Francis Johnston, an architect with the Board of Works, in the Greek Revival Style. The main section of the building was made with Wicklow granite and the portico of Portland stone. The structure was completed in the short space of approximately three years at a cost (depending on sources) of between £50,000 and £80,000.
It was the...
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The Book of Kells is Ireland's greatest cultural treasure and the world's most famous medieval manuscript. The 9th century book is a richly decorated copy of the four Gospels of the life of Jesus Christ.
The Book of Kells Exhibition is a must-see on the itinerary of all visitors to Dublin. Located in the heart of Dublin City, a walk through the cobbled stones of Trinity College Dublin will bring v...
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The National Museum of Archaeology features displays of several rare objects on prehistoric Ireland, including Bronze Age work in gold, early medieval church treasures of Celtic art, Viking Ireland and Medieval Ireland. There are special displays of items from Ancient Egypt, Cyprus and the Roman world, and special exhibitions are regularly mounted.
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9 unmissable objectsVisi...
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The Natural History building was built in 1856 to house the Royal Dublin Society’s growing collections, which had expanded continually since the late eighteenth century. Later it were passed to the State. A few words describe it, "museum of a museum" and "museum of dead zoo".
The Natural History Collection comprises over 2 million items, in the fields of zoology and geology; a million of the...
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As an art museum National Gallery of Ireland was founded in 1854.  This National Art Museum is situated at the centre of Dublin with one entrance on Merrion Square, beside Leinster House, and another on Clare Street. 
The Gallery Museum houses a rich collection of over 16,300 artworks. Spanning the history of western European art, from around 1300 to the present day, the collection ...
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