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Garda Museum & Archives

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Be wise and take the guided tour

My wife and I decided to take the guided tour and were not dissapointed. The guide was well versed... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2018
Ron P
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Greenfield, United Kingdom
Good Museum

Was at Dublin Caslte and my friend wanted to see the garda museum, there was little to no signage... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2018
Robert B
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26 Oct 2018
“Be wise and take the guided tour”
20 Oct 2018
“Good Museum”
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Reviewed October 26, 2018

My wife and I decided to take the guided tour and were not dissapointed. The guide was well versed and we learnt a lot more than just walking around by ourselves. The castle has many tales to tell and is one of the "must" places...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ron P
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Was at Dublin Caslte and my friend wanted to see the garda museum, there was little to no signage showing its location and we had to ask two different people, we finally found the entrance and discovered its free, which was a bonus. The museum...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Robert B
Reviewed August 30, 2018

This place was great and had some pretty cool things to look at and read. Well worth stopping into if you are in Dublin Castle.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank walshimaging
Reviewed July 22, 2018

it was a interesting and enjoyable experience. we really enjoyed the museum as only seen sign when exiting the gift shop. The sign outside the museum should also be displayed in English as well as Irish as many tourists cannot understand the Irish language.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank _jamestrindlelynch
Reviewed November 22, 2017 via mobile

This wee treasure down an alley and hard by the Dublin Castle Giftshop (a definite miss) is interesting, exceptionally well curated, interesting, historically grounded, and covers the period before the Republic, during the Troubles, and through the amalgamation. They have made it interesting for all...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank RCPO
Reviewed November 3, 2017

Small and compact but very well put together. Covering the history of the police in Ireland. The displays are informative and well balanced. Definitely worth a trip. You need to look out for the entrance as it is a little hard to find.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Harry M
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

Visited with my partner and her family, very interesting exhibits showing the history behind the Garda and their predecessors, would recommend to anyone with an interest in Irish or police history

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank George I
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

Now located in different part of castle near entrance from dame street. Good tour, kids would love it. Not always open as stated on website, check ahead.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Y1646DOpault
Reviewed August 21, 2017

Jesli interesuje cie historia, umundurowanie, ordery oraz inne atrakcje zwiazane z policja Irlandzka to bardzo polecam. Ciekawa atrakcja jest mozliwosc ubrania policyjnej kamizelki i zasiasc na oryginalnym policyjnym motocyklu. Muzeum malutkie ale warto. If you are interested in history, uniforms, orders and other attractions associated...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Fazzy74
Reviewed March 7, 2016

With this being the 100 years memorial of the Easter rising in Ireland, my Grandfather stood on the British side of the fence, being a member of Dublin's predecessors to Ireland's police force the Garda Siochana, then called the Dublin Metropolitan police. He was in...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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