The National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology is the national repository for all archaeological objects found in Ireland and home to over two million artefacts.
The archaeological collection is the primary repository of ancient Irish artefacts and an indispensable source for researchers into the development of Irish civilization from prehistoric times until the end of the Middle Ages and beyond. The period covered by the exhibitions extends from the Mesolithic through to the end of the medieval period, and includes internationally known treasures such as the Ardagh Chalice, 'Tara' Brooch and Derrynaflan Hoard.
How to get there
Bus: 7, 7A, 10,11,13 (O’Connell Street), Museum Link (172)Luas: Green Line Luas (tram). Two minutes walk from ‘St Stephen’s Green’ stopTrain: Five minutes walk from ‘Pearse’ station on Westland Row
10a-5p Tuesday-Saturday; 2-5pm Sunday