Please mention Family Fun when booking!
Dublinia is now fast becoming one of the top family attractions in Dublin and a great place for a day out and combining fun with some learning about life in the medieval city and the world of the Vikings. Kids of all ages will love that they can interact with the exhibition itself allowing them engage, learn and share.
Dublinia aim is to kindle people of all ages interest in the past using a ‘hands-on’ and ‘brains-on’ approach while always keeping the fun element. They encourage children and adults alike to engage, learn and share in the educational experience of our exhibitions
Dublinia is a great learning experience for all the family. They a family education programme that will include a specially devised family activity sheet for all to take part in, and especially for young Vikings and History Hunters!
Dublinia, located at the crossroads of the medieval city at Christchurch, is history brought to life in an exciting way for all to engage, learn and share.
In the exhibition, travel back to the city in Viking times, see what life was like onboard a Viking warship, visit a Viking house and take a trip down a Viking street. See the weaponry and learn the skills of being a Viking warrior. Try on Viking clothes, become a slave and stroll down a noisy street.
Visit a smokey and cramped Viking house and learn of the myths and the mysteries surrounding the Vikings and their legacy. Journey through Medieval Dublin and witness the sights, sounds and smells of this busy city.
Learn about crime and punishment, death and disease and even toothache remedies of 700 years ago. Enjoy the spicy aromas and so much more in the medieval fair, learn to play medieval games, visit a rich merchant’s kitchen and walk along a bustling medieval street.
See how we know all about Dublin’s past, and where we have all been influenced by the Viking and Medieval era with magnificent artefacts on display, including those found at the famous Wood Quay excavations.
Finish your visit by climbing an original medieval tower, a 96 step climb to the top, where you can see spectacular views of the city.
See Dublin from a new perspective and come away knowing more about its citizens throughout the ages
There are many weekend events in Dublinia during the year, from mid-term to Easter to Christmas and any ordinary weekend, including various workshops and special tours.
Check out the Dublinia Events page for more details.
Dublinia Opening Times
- 10:00 – 18:30 (March to September) (Last entry 17.30pm)
- 10:00 – 17:30 (October to February) (Last entry 16.30pm)
Dublinia Family Admission Prices
- Adult: €10.00
- Senior: €9.00
- Student: €9.00
- Child: €6.50
- Family (2 Adults and 2 Children) €26.00
Booking Online and Save – You can book online here through our booking link directly to the Dublinia ticket sales
A discounted combined ticket may also be purchased for Dublinia and the adjoining Christ Church Cathedral.
Please contact us on +353 1 6794611 or email [email protected]
If you wish to visit Dublinia with a group of ten people or more they can offer a discounted rate of admission. Must be pre-booked.
One teacher/supervisor is free of charge with every ten students.
Student and School Groups are €4.95 per person. Adult and Special Interest Groups are €5.50 per person.
With your combined option ticket you can journey through 1000 years of worship and history in the heart of medieval Dublin. Highlights include the medieval crypt, which extends under the entire cathedral, the alleged tomb of Strongbow, the medieval reliquary said to contain the heart of St. Lawrence O’Toole, patron saint of Dublin. The amazing architectural features and stone carving from the 12th century, and the leaning wall of Dublin will complete your visit.
How To Get To Dublinia
Dublinia is located at the crossroads of St Michael’s Hill, Patrick St, and Thomas St, in Dublin city centre. Dublinia is connected to Christ Church Cathedral by a footbridge.
The nearest car park is Jury’s Hotel car park, entrance on Werburgh St and if you show your Dublinia ticket when leaving you will receive a discount on your parking.
By bus, numbers 49, 49A, 54A, 77, 77A, 121, 123, 150
By Luas, red line to the Four Courts.