National Museum of Ireland
Top Tourist Attraction in Dublin
The National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology
The National Museum of Ireland (Irish: Ard-Mhúsaem na hÉireann) is Ireland’s leading museum institution, with a strong emphasis on national and some international archaeology, Irish history, Irish art, culture, and natural history. It has three branches in Dublin and one in County Mayo.
The National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology is home to an extraordinary range of iconic treasures, including the Ardagh Chalice, the ‘Tara’ Brooch and the famous Derrynaflan Hoard.
From Prehistoric Ireland to Ancient Egypt, visitors can see important archaeological artefacts dating from 7000 BC up to the 20th century. Best of all – admission is free!