National Museum of Ireland - Natural History

Merrion Street, Dublin 2

The National Museum of Ireland – Natural History has galleries of animals from Ireland and overseas, also geological exhibits from a total collection of about 2 million scientific specimens, it is home to a rich variety of animals, many of which are endangered or extinct. The zoological exhibitions boast outstanding examples of wildlife from Ireland and the far corners of the globe. The upper floors house everything from an armadillo to a zebra - indeed the best place to see Spoticus the Giraffe or the 20m long whale skeleton suspended from the roof!

Contact Us

National Museum of Ireland - Natural History
Tel: +353 1 6777444

Nearest Luas – Green Line – St Stephen’s Green
Buses – Please check the website for details
Nearest Dart Station: Pearse Street
Parking: city centre on-street pay & display
Opening Times
Tue - Sat; 10.00 - 17.00, Sun; 14.00 - 17.00.
Closed Mondays, Christmas Day and Good Friday
Admission Rates
Free of Charge