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Dublin Museums

Herbert Park Hotel is ideally located for exploring Dublin's Fair City. Located in beautiful Ballsbridge the city centre is easily accessible by bus, DART or taxi. We have narrowed down a list of the best traditional and eclectic museums and galleries in Dublin City, perfect to add a touch of culture to your stay:

EPIC The Irish Immigration Museum

Explore, engage and connect with Irish history and culture in 20 interactive galleries at EPIC. Go beyond the stereotypes to help you discover what it truly means to be Irish. Winner of Europe’s Leading Tourist Attraction at the World Travel Awards 2019 and 2020.

Jeannie Johnston Tall Ship

This remarkable replica of a famine ship, tells the story of those caught in the potato famine and their desperate bid for a new life elsewhere. The dark history is treated with respect and sensitivity, but also with hope and humour, making for a fascinating and intriguing experience

The Book of Kells

A visit to the Book of Kells at the Old Library in Trinity College Dublin is a journey through some of Ireland’s most iconic cultural heritage.

National Gallery of Ireland

The National Gallery contains over 12,000 pieces of art representing numerous artists including work by Jack B Yeats, Caravaggio, Vermeer, Rembrandt Turner & many more. It is conveniently located in Dublin City Centre, a short stroll from Trinity College and Merrion Square.

Science Gallery Dublin

Science Gallery is a venue where art and science meet to ignite creativity and discovery, providing experiences that allow visitors to participate and make social connections. It's one of the top free cultural attractions in Ireland and centrally located in Trinity College.


Dublinia, located at the crossroads of the Medieval city at Christchurch, is history brought to life in an exciting way for all to engage, learn and share. Explore Viking Dublin lifestyle, talk to costumed guides, and experience sights and sounds of Medieval Dublin. Learn about archaeology methods. Climb St. Michael's Tower for great views of the city.

Dublin Castle

Dublin Castle is the heart of historic Dublin and is where the city gets its name from the Black Pool - 'Dubh Linn' - which was on the site of the present Castle gardens. The Castle houses the magnificent State Apartments, the Chapel Royal, a 13th century Tower and some of its Medieval structures.


Our Reception Team will be absolutely delighted to assist in planning your day out in Dublin. Please do not hesitate to contact us before arrival by emailing or speak to one of our Team Members at any stage during your say.