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“great exhibit of Brian Boro”

National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology
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Ranked #15 of 546 things to do in Dublin
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: The National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology is the national repository for all archaeological objects found in Ireland and home to over two million artefacts. Permanent Exhibitions: Our exhibitions include the finest collection of prehistoric gold artefacts in western Europe, outstanding examples of metalwork from the Celtic Iron Age and the Museum’s world-renowned collection of medieval ecclesiastical objects and jewellery. The Treasury: Ór - Ireland's Gold, Prehistoric Ireland, Kingship and Sacrifice, Viking Ireland, Medieval Ireland, Ancient Egypt, Ceramics and Glass from Ancient Cyprus, Life and Death in the Roman World. There is also a number of Temporary Exhibitions taking place.
Reviewed 8 August 2014

Current exhibit of early Vikings, Normans, and Irish provides good background for the country. A special exhibit about Brain Boru is worht the time to see.

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Reviewed 5 August 2014

There's no need to rattle on about this Museum; it's already renowned. Points to make: it's free, it contains startlingly beautiful artifacts from literally the last 8,000 years of life on Irish soil, it has a well-stocked bookstore for both casual and serious readers, it's in a great neighborhood for walking to other museums and sights and restaurants. Go there more than once, so you can reflect on what you've seen and admired, and then see it again.

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Reviewed 5 August 2014

I found myself looking at the house as much as the displays. Cool artifacts. We stopped here on our first day and learned a lot about Irish history and a lot about the Vikings.

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Reviewed 4 August 2014

I can't say I disliked anything. People were friendly and the city was fairly clean. The city is easy to get around. Temple Bar is a great place to be. Dublin is like a compact NYC. Great restaurants and great places to walk to. A must on your next trip to Ireland.

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Reviewed 4 August 2014

Very good - spent quite a while around here - very interesting and worth a visit. So much to see and the history is amazing

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