Days out

Let’s go there!

Let’s go there!

Whatever the time of year, and whatever the weather, there’s always plenty to do in the city.

Castletown

Castletown

Castletown is Ireland’s first and finest Palladian country house, the estate is situated on the banks of the River Liffey within 120 acres of beautifully-restored parklands and with views of the Wicklow Mountains.

Dublin Castle

Dublin Castle

The story of Dublin Castle is the story of Ireland over more than 1,000 years. You can discover a treasure trove of art and culture and experience a story of tragedy and triumph that changed Ireland forever.

Farmleigh House

Farmleigh House

Farmleigh House provides accommodation for visiting dignitaries and guests of the nation. As a former home of the Guinness family, Farmleigh remains a unique representation of the Edwardian period.

Generation Tours

Generation Tours

Generation Tours makes authentic local culture, heritage and history easily accessible regardless of budget; connecting smart travellers with great locals for an unrivalled insider perspective while embracing the fun of travelling.

Glasnevin Cemetery Museum

Glasnevin Cemetery Museum

Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, both the guardian and storyteller for over 1.5 million people. Hear their stories through tours of the cemetery, a visit to the museum or through a genealogy search for your family history.

Guinness Storehouse

Guinness Storehouse

Located in the heart of the St. James’s Gate Brewery, the Guinness Storehouse is Ireland’s most popular tourist attraction. It’s the home of the Black Stuff, the heart of Dublin and an unforgettable start to your Irish adventure.

Heritage Card

Heritage Card

The Heritage Card provides for free admission to all fee-paying State managed OPW Heritage Sites located throughout the country for one year from the date of first use (with the exception of Muckross Traditional Farms, Killarney).

House of Waterford Crystal

House of Waterford Crystal

The House of Waterford Crystal opens the door to more than 200 years of crystal manufacturing. Visit and be a part of the story as you witness craftsmen making crystal stemware, giftware and masterpieces before your very eyes.

Imaginosity

Imaginosity

Children learn best when they’re having fun. Imaginosity champions the ‘hands-on, minds-on’ philosophy that encourages all visitors to get involved and have fun while learning and create positive and lasting memories.

Irish National War Memorial Gardens

Irish National War Memorial Gardens

The Irish National War Memorial Gardens are the most famous Irish work of noted architect Sir Edwin Lutyens. They are dedicated to the Irish men and women who died in World War I and are full of treasures to be discovered.

Kilkenny Castle

Kilkenny Castle

Take the whole family to Kilkenny Castle and journey through 900 years of captivating history and 50 acres of beautiful parkland, the castle is open all year round and there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Rathfarnham Castle

Rathfarnham Castle

Visit Rathfarnham Castle, take a guided tour and discover the varied history of this fascinating building and its former residents which included Lord Chancellors, an Earl, a 17th-century beauty and a renowned physicist.

Richmond Barracks

Richmond Barracks

Richmond Barracks contains outstanding exhibitions relating to the fascinating history and heritage of the buildings. A visit to this beautifully-restored venue, will engage visitors with history, spanning over 200 years.

Saint Patrick’s Cathedral

Saint Patrick's Cathedral

Saint Patrick’s Cathedral is a place where history is alive and tradition breathes, where lives are remembered and transformed, and where all are welcome to experience and explore the loving presence of God.