No family day out in Dublin would be complete without a visit to Dublin Zoo in the Phoenix Park. It’s a fun filled, stimulating day out for all the family and a place to learn about wild animals, especially those which are endangered.
3.1km from O'Connell Bridge
Garrison Chapel, Beggars Bush
The National Print Museum in Dublin City collects, documents, preserves, exhibits, interprets and makes accessible the material evidence of printing craft and fosters associated skills of the craft in Ireland.
2.1km from O'Connell Bridge
St Patrick's Close, Dublin City
St Patrick’s Cathedral is one of Dublin’s most popular attractions. Built between 1220 and 1260 the Cathedral is one of the few buildings left from the medieval city of Dublin. Jonathan Swift who is one of around 700 burials on site of St Patrick's.
1.2km from O'Connell Bridge
Walk into the National Museum of Ireland on Kildare Street and you are magically transported back in time to see famous celtic artefacts. A stroll through time will take you all the way back to 7,000 BC.
0.8km from O'Connell Bridge
Trinity College, College Street
The Book of Kells remains one of the world's most famous manuscripts with its ornately decorated pages written back around 800 AD. Housed in Trinity College, this book of the four gospels in latin is one of Ireland's major visitor attractions.
0.4km from O'Connell Bridge
St. Michael's Hill, Christchurch
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.
1km from O'Connell Bridge
Naughton Institute, Trinity College
Science Gallery is a venue where art and science meet to ignite creativity and discovery, it's where ideas provoke and opinions collide. It's one of the top free cultural attractions in Ireland, and centrally located in Trinity College.
Shannon Heritage, Malahide
Malahide Castle, set on 250 acres of park land in the pretty seaside town of Malahide, was both a fortress and a private home for nearly 800 years and is an interesting mix of architectural styles. A feature of Demense is the Talbot Botanic Garden.
12.6km from O'Connell Bridge
Royal Hospital, Kilmainham
The Irish Museum of Modern Art, housed in the magnificent 17th century Royal Hospital building in Kilmainham Dublin, is an artistic gem with its extensive collection of modern and contemporary art.
2.7km from O'Connell Bridge
The National Museum of Ireland-Natural History, on Merrion Street in Dublin, has galleries of animals from Ireland and overseas, as well as geological exhibits from a total collection of about two million scientific specimens.
0.9km from O'Connell Bridge
Collins Barracks, Benburb Street
The National Museum of Ireland-Decorative Arts and History, housed at Collins Barracks Dublin, is home to a wide range of objects, which include weaponry, furniture, silver, ceramics and glassware, as well as examples of folk life and costume.
1.7km from O'Connell Bridge
Inchicore Road, Kilmainham
Before it's closure in 1924, Dublin's Kilmainham Gaol housed some of the most famous political and military leaders in Irish history. Major renovation of the Gaol underway until December 2015 many areas will not be accessible from time to time.
3.4km from O'Connell Bridge
Christ Church is Dublin's oldest building, a leading visitor attraction and a place of pilgrimage for almost 1,000 years. Renowned for its beauty and architecture, it is home to a famous 12th Century crypt, one of the oldest in Britain and Ireland.
Charlemont House, Parnell Square North
Located in Dublin's City Centre, the Hugh Lane Gallery houses one of Ireland's foremost collections of modern and contemporary Irish and international art. It is thought to be among the first galleries of modern art in the world.
Twilfit House, 1 Jervis Street
The National Leprechaun Museum takes visitors deep into Celtic culture to discover what really lies behind tales of leprechauns, rainbows and pots of gold.
0.5km from O'Connell Bridge
Skerries Mills, in North County Dublin, is a unique collection of two windmills and a watermill with associated mill pond, mill races and wetlands. This industrial heritage centre is an ideal place to visit on a day trip.
27.1km from O'Connell Bridge
Dublin's Phoenix Park is one of the largest and most magnificent city parks in Europe. A lively and entertaining exhibition on the history and wildlife of the Phoenix Park is on display in the Visitor Centre.
5.2km from O'Connell Bridge
Situated in the heart of the city centre, the Chester Beatty Library's exhibitions open a window on the artistic treasures of the great cultures and religions of the world - Asia, Middle East, North Africa and Europe.
The Pearse Museum and St. Enda's Park was once the home and school of the patriot and educationalist, Patrick Pearse.
7.3km from O'Connell Bridge
Snugborough Road, Blanchardstown
Splash out at Aquazone located in the National Aquatic Centre is one of the most exciting attractions for famlies in Ireland. This leisure pool offers thrills with water roller coaster, surf rider as well as a Pirate Ship for the little ones.
9.2km from O'Connell Bridge
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