National Gallery of Ireland
It was founded in 1854 and opened its doors ten years later. The Gallery has an extensive, representative collection of Irish painting and is also notable for its Italian Baroque and Dutch masters painting. The current director of the gallery is Raymond Keaveney. Entry to the gallery is free.
FREE a must visit. The No 1 Visitor attraction in Ireland. Lovely original noteless and gifts.
Free entry to this wonderful gallery and it’s not just for tourists. Lots of locals here regularly!
The National Gallery on Merrion Square displays a collection of more than 2000 European and Irish paintings.
Great art collection - modern and ancient! Beautiful building too ... close to our parliament too!!
“Book of Kells can be viewed there and a lot of films were made there due to the old cobble stones and just the feel of the place.”
“This museum has interesting exhibits from Ireland's prehistory, including hoards of celtic jewelry and sacrificial bog bodies.”
“Whether you’re a Dubliner or a visitor, this is the park to wander round or relax in. ”
“I could spend all day in here sketching the creatures and finding new creatures I’ve never seen before. Wonderful place of discovery. ”
“Great just to walk around and also visit the garden area at the back. Tours of the State Rooms are available as well tours of underground areas with foundation going back to Viking times. ”