Is the museum open today?

Yes! We are open every day from 10am to 5pm. Last admission is at 4.45pm.

Should I book ahead?

Yes. The museum is small and our tours sell out quickly. To guarantee admission, book your ticket now by clicking here.

Can I go on a guided tour?

Yes. Your ticket includes a place on one of our famous guided tours.

Do I have to go on a guided tour?

Standard admission is by guided tour. If you do not want a guided tour, please buy an all-day ticket. This ticket guarantees admission to the museum at the time of your choosing. Or else become a member of the museum.

Where is the museum?

15, St Stephen’s Green, at the corner of Dawson Street, in the centre of the city.

We are a two-minute walk from the top of Grafton Street and a five-minute walk from the Book of Kells.



Do you have a place to eat?

No, but there is a wonderful café called Tang on the corner of Dawson Street. If you show your museum ticket, you’ll get a 10% discount.

Is the museum suitable for children?

Yes! Children love the Little Museum. Click here for more information.

How much does it cost to visit?

Standard admission on our guided tours is €10. Senior citizens and students pay €8. Families (two adults and up to three children) pay €25. For tickets, click here.

Can I change my tour time or date?

If you don’t know your time of arrival, buy an all-day ticket for €15. This ticket guarantees a place on every tour. Just click here.

What if I’m running late?

If you are going to be late for your tour, please ring reception on 01 661 1000 and we will do our best to accommodate you on a later tour.

I have a DoDublin bus ticket, how do I get free admission to the museum?

Please ask your bus driver to print your free ticket to the museum. Unfortunately we cannot let you into the museum without that ticket.

Can I book in advance with my DoDublin bus ticket?

No. Unfortunately, it is not possible to book in advance using the free DoDublin bus ticket. However, we will do our best to accommodate you as quickly as possible.

Do I have to book the Big Little Treasure Hunt for a particular time slot?

No. Just arrive with your group at any time that suits you on the date you have chosen.

Do we meet in the museum to start the Big Little Treasure Hunt?

Yes. Come to reception in the museum to pick up your treasure map – and start the timer if you want to finish the treasure hunt in record time!

I am a frontline worker. Do I have to pay?

No. The museum offers free admission to doctors and nurses as well as fire, ambulance and police services, and – of course – taxi and bus drivers.

I have a free ticket. Do I need to book?

No. If you have a free ticket, it is not necessary to book a place in the museum. We will do our best to accommodate you on the next available tour.

Is the museum wheelchair accessible?

Not at the moment. We’re working on it.

Is the Green Mile walking tour an outdoor experience?

Yes. Our walking tours explore Saint Stephen’s Green, across the road from the museum. Each tour starts in the museum reception. Please remember to expect a lot of Irish weather! Dress appropriately.

How can I get to the museum?

Over 30 buses stop within a five-minute walk of the museum. Otherwise take the LUAS tram, which stops on the Green. We are four minutes from the Dawson Street and Stephen’s Green stops.

Is there parking?

Yes. There is on-street parking on St Stephen’s Green and a public car park in the Fitzwilliam Hotel on the west side of the Green.

Is there a place to leave my bag?

Unfortunately, because of the coronavirus restrictions, we don’t have a cloakroom at present.

Are there discounts for large groups?

Yes! Ring Sarah on 661 1000 to arrange your visit today.

Can I hold a private event at the museum?

Yes, the museum makes a perfect venue for events. For more information, please visit our venue hire page.

I want to donate something to the museum.

Please email a photograph of the artefact to our director, Please do not bring the item into the museum unless we ask you to do so.

Anything else?

Yes. The museum is a registered charity. We depend on the support of people like yourself to survive. If you want to support our work, visit us today, or make a donation here.