Take an online trip through some of the Dublin’s best attractions

National Gallery of Ireland

Explore the wonders of the National Gallery of Ireland’s stunning collection.
Visit the Grand Gallery, Rooms 45-48 and the Shaw Room

The Abbey Theatre: Dear Ireland

Dear Ireland is a national conversation led by Ireland’s artists. 50 monologues were commissioned by the Abbey Theatre for the project and aired via their YouTube channel. Each writer nominated one actor to perform their piece, and the actors are self-taped performances from social isolation.

National Museum of Ireland – Natural History Museum

Affectionately known to Dubliners as “The Dead Zoo”, this museum over features 100,000 specimens. Get started on your tour with the ground floor and then click through for more.
Ground Floor – Irish Fauna

EPIC – The Irish Emigration Museum

EPIC tells the moving and unforgettable stories of those who left the island of Ireland, and how they influenced and shaped the world.
EPIC Part 1 – Rooms 1-7

Chester Beatty Library

Home to one of the finest collection of manuscripts and books ever held by a private collector, spanning literary works of Western, East Asian and Islamic significance. The virtual tour’s exhibition spaces show details of various objects on display, with many linking to their digital collections online.
First Floor Gallery – Arts of the Book

IMMA

IMMA is home to the National Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art, with over 3,500 artworks by Irish and International artists. Explore the IMMA Collection Online; join their weekly Explorer art activity; listen to extensive talks; watch exhibition videos; read their online magazine; join #IMMAInsideOut collective project and lots more!

Glasnevin Cemetery and Museum

Currently only open for funerals and cremations, Glasnevin Cemetery and Museum have provided an interactive tour of the O’Connell Tower and City of the Dead exhibition.

Please note that the virtual tours featured above have been commissioned and presented by the attractions themselves and Dublin.ie does not take any credit for their development and presentation.

The Long Room - The Library of Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

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