Best of Irish History & National Museum of Ireland Tour



3 hours



  • View the National Treasury of Ireland to view priceless artifacts
  • Discover unforgettable artifacts from 7000 BC to the 20th century
  • Visit the National Treasury to view the priceless collections
  • View the famous Viking Bog Bodies dating back to over 4,000 years ago
  • See major religious artefacts of Celtic & Early Christian Ireland
  • Visit Ireland’s most famous Georgian Square – Merrion Square
  • Small groups of only 25 people or fewer


Our Best of Irish History tour takes you to the fascinating National Museum of Ireland and Treasury, where you’ll learn about some of the most important events in Irish history and hear your guide’s unforgettable stories that explain how these events shaped the Ireland of today.

If this seems like a lot to see and learn in a short time, not to worry - our tour does the work for you, with a guide to show you the most important curated highlights. You’ll view important iconic pieces such as the Ardagh Chalice, The Tara Brooch, and many more. This award- winning museum is a true celebration of Ireland, its people, history, culture and artistic brilliance. The tour also includes a visit to the Viking exhibit exploring the impact of the Vikings from the ninth to the twelfth centuries and their distinctive culture. You’ll also discover the famous bog bodies perfectly preserved dating back to prehistoric Ireland.

Your fully guided tour will continue its journey through history by visiting visit some of Dublin’s other highlights, including the Government Buildings – the inspiration for America’s Whitehouse as well as the Georgian highlights of Merrion Square and Stephens Green (Dublin city’s Central Park).

With small groups of only 25 guests or fewer, this tour will be personal and unhurried. See and experience history come alive through timeless priceless artifacts and extraordinary stories told by your local passionate guide.

Good to Know

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  • Fast Track Access to National Museum of Ireland.
  • Explore exciting Exhibitions - Discover unforgettable artifacts from 7000 BC to the 20th century.
  • Visit the National Treasury to view the priceless collection including the 8th century Ardagh Chalice, The Tara Brooch and the illuminating medieval Cross of Cong.
  • Tour includes entrance to view the Kingship and Sacrifice Exhibition - the result of the findings of the National Museum of Ireland's Iron Age Bog Bodies Research Project.
  • See major religious artifacts of Celtic & Early Christian Ireland.
  • Local, expert English speaking guide offering intriguing stories and insights into Irish history.
  • Enjoy epic views Dublin’s Central Park the enchanting Stephen’s Green.
  • No hassle, no wait tour with all tickets and admissions included.
  • Hotel Pick Up / Drop-Off
  • Transportation
  • Guide Tip
Before you book
  • We cannot accommodate strollers or baby carriages.
  • Wheelchairs, motorised scooters, or any other device to assist mobility are not recommended.
  • Participants should be in good health, consult first with your doctor if you have any medical condition or are not used to regular exercise.
  • Wear comfortable shoes as this tour involves a fair amount of walking, including over uneven surfaces, cobblestones, hills, inclines/declines and stairs.
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
  • Changes or cancellations requested less than 24 hours before the tour departure time are not possible.
  • Minimum numbers apply, there is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation.
  • Anybody under the age of 18 years must be accompanied by somebody aged 18 years or older.
  • This tour is not suitable for children 12 or under. Children between 13-17 years of age can book the tour but must be accompanied by an Adult and supervised throughout the tour.
  • Parents must be aware that this tour serves alcohol and that under no circumstances are children under 18 years of age permitted to drink or sample any alcohol during the tour duration.