Culture Vulture

Theatre, museum and galleries around Dublin City

Sustainable tourism is not just about getting outside it is also about celebrating the local cultural heritage.

Dublin City has no shortage of history. Walking the streets alone you will give you an enormous understanding of our history, with maybe a few pubs along the way!

But as always there are some cultural hot spots which our guests should check out.

Dublin’s Theatre Scene

Support some of the world’s most famous acting communities and book a night at the theatre in one of Dublin’s theatres.

The Abby Theatre – 26/27 Abbey Street Lower, North City, Dublin 1, D01 K0F1

The Gate Theatre – Cavendish Row, Parnell Square E, Rotunda, Dublin 1

The Gaiety Theatre  King St S, Dublin 2

Let’s not forget about the little ones – why not check out what’s on in The Ark  – 11A Eustace St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, D02 A590

Museum and Galleries

We are very lucky in Dublin that many of our top cultural sites are free to enter.

Irish Museum of Modern Art

Is Ireland’s leading institution of modern art.
Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Military Rd, Kilmainham, Dublin 8

National Museum of Ireland

Comprises of a separate museum located around the city. Such as:

National Museum of Archaeology – this houses the famous bog bodies

Decorative Arts and Heritage Museum– here you will find delightful display of Irish homes throughout the decades.

Natural History Museum – Fondly known by Dubliners as the Dead Zoo. This newly renovated museum has a selection on taxidermy of native Irish animals.

National Gallery of Ireland

Merrion Square West
Dublin 2, Ireland

Has on display an array of Irish and international works of Art from Caravaggio to Van Gogh to our very own artists such as Harry Clark and Jack Yeats.

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Start planning your trip to Dublin and book your perfect break at Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge.


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