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National Museum of Ireland - Natural History
Dublin Top 19 in Can't Miss Attractions

4.3/5
31 Reviews
Museum
Sun - Mon 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Tue - Sat 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: Merrion Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
Phone: +353-1-6777444

What people are saying:

Nice little free museum displaying animals native to Ireland. There is another floor displaying animals of the world, but it was under construction when I visited.

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  • Leonorguevara87
    Leonorguevara87
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    nice place if you like animals

    The "dead zoo"... amazing how many animals and species are in just this little island called Ireland. The second floor was closed due to COVID19 and I think it was under construction too. It's free, a...

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  • MammaShibs
    MammaShibs
    Agawam, Massachusetts, USA
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    Many species of native animals on display

    A great experience for anyone interested in animals native to Ireland. Species were clearly labeled and arranged. I would have liked to go to the upper floor, but this section was blocked off due to r...

    Reviewed on /Date(1587561028000+0800)/
  • A3824DCmarkl
    A3824DCmarkl
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    Night of the living dead at the museum

    Oh wow! Where to start?? It’s free which is a bonus. It’s essentially a big museum of slightly falling apart Victorian taxidermy arranged in order of things that look like other things. I’d love to se...

    Reviewed on /Date(1583396324000+0800)/
  • V6589FRjenniferg
    V6589FRjenniferg
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    A Scary Version of “A Night in the Museum”

    This museum felt like my old granny’s attic, smells musty with very old stuffed animals. If you have children, they would love it. I felt like 10 minutes was enough. The bonus was I could warm my body...

    Reviewed on /Date(1583266399000+0800)/
  • andyshaw13
    andyshaw13
    Wirral, Merseyside, England
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    Bit of a throwback experience, worth an hour of your time

    Felt like this hasn’t changed since Victorian times - in a positive way. The experience is as much about the building, cabinets, Victorian thinking as it is seeing the animals themselves and really in...

    Reviewed on /Date(1582348491000+0800)/

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