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COVID19 Announcement

Closure of the National Museum of Ireland

The health and wellbeing of our visitors and staff is our highest priority. As you’ll be aware we have temporarily closed all of our National Museum of Ireland sites since the 12th March to visitors.

We very much look forward to welcoming you back to our museum sites as soon as possible. In the meantime while we are closed we have five top tips!


  1. Please keep in touch on social media via the following:


Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/National-Museum-of-Ireland/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/NMIreland

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nationalmuseumofireland/


  1. Visit our Explore and Learn pages for ideas and activities you can download at home
  2. Explore some of our online exhibitions via these links
  3. Take a virtual tour of our Natural History Museum here
  4. Did we mention stay in touch! And keep an eye out for some virtual talks and tours we will be broadcasting live in the coming weeks

Stay safe, stay connected and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

How to contact the National Museum of Ireland during COVID-19 closure