Things To Do In Dublin

There are so many things to do in Dublin for free.

Keep coming back for ideas! Many of the museums around Dublin are free but please remember some are not open on Monday’s National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology and History.

The museum displays items unearthed in Ireland as well as items from ancient Egyptian and Romans relics. The museum situated on Kildare Street is free entry, it is closed on Mondays, it has almost 4,000,000 items on exhibit. The duration of the visit would take about 1 hour.

Walking distance 8 mins. National Gallery of Ireland: There are few cities in the world where you can see masterpieces of art for free. Here in Dublin you can see William Brocas, Raphael, Jack B. Yeats, Caravaggio, Claude Monet, Rembrandt and Picasso to name but a few great artists for free in the National Gallery. Located on Merrion Square West. Walking distance 8 mins.

Trinity College: Trinity College is a favourite with all the visitors to Dublin and it is free to wander around and enjoy the ambience of this great learned place. Just 13 mins walk There is a charge to see the different collections. National Botanic Gardens: This all-weather attraction contains outdoor displays, featuring walled and kitchen gardens as well as indoor exhibits areas dedicated to both native and exotic plants. The gardens are opened all year round and it is free entry!

Glasnevin Cemetery: The history of Ireland is narrated by Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, home to award winning exhibits and the guardian of personal stories for over 1.5 million people are buried there. After visiting the cemetery you can pop in the famous Gravediggers pub which is an old-school pub dating from the 1833s with a weathered wooden bar, home cooked meals and no TVs or internet. A real Irish Pub experience not to be missed!

Phoenix Park: The park is one of the largest enclosed recreational spaces in Europe and is home to the President -who lives in Aras An Uachtarain- as well as the base for An Garda Siochana HQ snd Dublin Zoo.

The legend has it that Ireland’s first Hollywood star, Cairbhe the lion was born in the park before becoming the logo for MGM film studios and was renamed Leo. Within the park fallow deer roam free and there is lots of other wildlife to spot. There are free playgrounds and you can rent a bike and explore the 1,752 acres of parklife. There is lots more to do in Dublin for free call back soon for an update!