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Dublinia: Experience Viking and Medieval Dublin

St. Michael's Hill | Christ Church, Dublin 8, Ireland
+353 1 679 4611
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Dublinia is one of Dublin’s top visitor attractions with three exciting exhibitions all located at the historic crossroads of Dublin. There are three exciting exhibitions; Viking Dublin and Medieval Dublin recreate the city through life size reconstructions, including a Viking house and a medieval fair while Death and Disease are also investigated. Finally unearth the city’s past at the new interactive History Hunters exhibition, visit an excavation site, and see medieval bugs under the microscope in the Lab. See Dublin from a new perspective and come away knowing more about its citizens throughout the ages!
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St. Michael's Hill | Christ Church, Dublin 8, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

Found this museum to be full of history and knowledge. It was a big interactive in parts and I found I could have spent many hours in this museum ready about history.

Thank 644reneea
Reviewed 2 days ago

On a rainy afternoon we took our daughter here. She enjoyed the experience with the few activities for kids. It was definitely made for children. It was divided well into the three categories and not too overwhelming with information. We also enjoyed learning something of...More

Thank mabellejee
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The earlier part of Ireland's history was the best part of this exhibit. Lots of fun info about Vikings of the 800s and 900s. It's interactive so I think kids would enjoy it too. The later stages of the museum are good too but not...More

Thank Craig R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a really fun time touring the Dublinia exhibit. It's a fun and informative tour! They have plenty of activities for the whole family as well. The whole tour takes about 2-3 hours and is definitely worth a visit

Thank Patty G
Reviewed 4 days ago

Dublina is a fun and educational way to learn about the early and medieval history of Dublin. It's especially great for kids with interactive displays. It is right next to Christchurch cathedral and about a block from St. Audeon's, so you can easily combine several...More

Thank Marg W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Given that we were in Dublin.we were quite excited to visit the viking museum.It was a very wet day in Dublin.However it was very disappointing to arrive at the museum,only to find the gates locked and the building closed for maintenance.not cool..More

Thank bostondream
Mary-ThereseB, Manager at Dublinia: Experience Viking and Medieval Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We are a bit confused by this as we haven't been closed for any kind of maintenance recently. Our gates close at 5.30pm, the last entry time that is clearly stated on all of our marketing material and signage outside our building. I think you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

An easy and amusing way to understand the viking period; we found the discount ticket in our hostel and so we decided to go and spend few hours visiting a well organised museum. Reccomended for families with children

Thank michela v
Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite the tour guides claiming this is a "children's attraction," I found this delightful site fully capable of holding the attention of any age as they move through exhibits giving insights to the history of Dublin from pre-Viking to 19th century. True to advertising, one...More

Thank BBCoyote2013
Mary-ThereseB, Manager at Dublinia: Experience Viking and Medieval Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Delighted that you enjoyed your visit to Dublinia, and sounds like you got absolutely everything out of it, including our Living History days, hopefully you got to grind a bit of grain yourself! Many thanks for your kind words. Kind Regards Mary-Therese Byrne

Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful back in time look at the Viking invasion through the medieval times, and finishing with notes on the archeological digs. Wish there were some actual artifacts on site but you certainly get a decent history. Your entry ticket includes access to the top of...More

Thank Challenger01
Mary-ThereseB, Manager at Dublinia: Experience Viking and Medieval Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Many thanks for your review and delighted that you enjoyed the exhibitions, however i am confused by you saying there are no actual artefacts on site, particularly as you mentioned being on our Archaeology floor (where we explain about the process of Archaeological digs). We...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed this museum veru much! Very nice exhibition, interactive and funny. Very recommended, especially with kids!

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LibertysTears
1 March 2017|
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Response from berty-c | Reviewed this property |
there's more in York, we was there in October 2016 but due to floods a lot of it was closed. once it al re-opens it'd be a better choice than the Dublin one.
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MichelleMoore84
21 January 2017|
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Response from gailr97 | Reviewed this property |
We only spent about an hour. - rather last century, I thought. You can get a double ticket that gets you into the adjacent church. I would recommend the new exhibition at the Post Office although it makes one embarrassed to... More
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