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National Maritime Museum of Ireland

Old Mariners' Church, Haigh Terrace, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
+353 1 214 3964
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Hidden Maritime History in Dùn Laoghaire

We attended the National Maritime Museum as part of the dlr Spring into Heritage programme on bank... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
caroline o
Dublin, Ireland
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Steeped in history

When visiting Dun Laoghaire this is a Must-See!! Steeped in history, lots to see and read up about... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dublin, Ireland
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Old Mariners' Church, Haigh Terrace, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
+353 1 214 3964
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We attended the National Maritime Museum as part of the dlr Spring into Heritage programme on bank holiday Monday. The 180 year old mariners church that houses the wonderful museum is magnificent in itself with the most magnificent stained glass windows. On entering the museum...More

Thank caroline o
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When visiting Dun Laoghaire this is a Must-See!! Steeped in history, lots to see and read up about. Beautiful location.

Thank angemcconnell09
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We attended a wedding at the museum which used to be a maritime church. It made a great venue and was really quirky. The staff couldn't have done more to help and contributed enormously to the enjoyment of the day.

Thank Hilary B
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic little museum which tells some fantastic stories about Irish maritime history. The staff are engaging and friendly. There are interactive exhibits for the kids. This museum really surprised me.

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We were a bit sceptical (well, my 10 yr old daughter was) and neither of us would have said we were massively into maritime history, but we spent a couple of happy hours trying to do flag signals (disaster) photographing the unusual artefacts - the...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Based in the old Maritime Church (originally aimed at/used by seafarers), every corner includes a wide range of shipping artifacts and photographs - the majority from times past. These may relate to passenger ferries, sailing ships, naval vessels, life boats and all those pieces of...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 20 February 2017

A pleasant way to spend an hour or so. This is a very interesting place to visit with a lot of Maritime history relating to Dun Laoghaire (Kingstown) and the surrounding area. There is a very knowledgeable visitor guide on hand to offer assistance and...More

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 18 February 2017

It was my first time visiting the National Maritime Museum in Dun Laoghaire and I must say I was pleasantly surprised by just how much and how diverse the range of items on display are. I literally spent hours in there looking at all model...More

1  Thank Jonathan C
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The National Maritime Museum is housed in Dun Laoghaire’s 180-year-old Mariners Church beside the new library, well worth a visit , ask one of the guides to show you whers the Royal Navy's prisoners attended service,

Thank Rory G
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Despite having walked past it dozens of times today was the my first visit to this location. The family ticket was reasonable enough, but this place isn't really suited to younger kids (which we were told). Nevertheless there was a table for the kids to...More

Thank Fjonk78
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