Dublin Castle

This vast complex comprising of several buildings and yards used to serve as a seat of the British government of Ireland.

Dublin Castle, 2 Palace Street Dublin 2, Ireland

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Opening Hours

State Apartments and Medieval Undercroft:
Mon - Sat: 10 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Sun, Public Holidays: noon - 4:45 p.m.

The Chapel Royal:
Mon - Sat: 10 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Sun, Public Holidays: noon - 4:45 p.m.

Revenue Museum:
Mon - Fri: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

The Chester Beatty Library:
May 1 - Sep 30: Mon - Fri: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Oct 1 - Apr 30: Tue - Fri: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The Garda (Police) Museum: closed until further notice

All of the attractions are closed on Good Friday, Dec 24-28 and Jan 1.


State Apartments and Medieval Undercroft:
Self Guiding Prices:
Adults: €6.50
Students with ID, seniors: €5.50
Children (under 12): €3
Children (under 6): free

Guided Tour Prices (50 minutes duration):
Adults: €8.50
Students with ID, seniors: €6.50
Children: (under 12): €3
Children (under 6): free

The Chapel Royal: accessed by guided tour only, as part of the castle tour.
Revenue Museum: free entry
The Chester Beatty Library: free entry


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