When visiting a new place you would most likely want to enjoy not only the natural beauty there but also its monuments, museums, parks, gardens and many more to know its past and present better. Once you visit those developments, you get familiarity with its main assets easily. Dublin has also its rich history depicting through its architecture, castles, mansions, master pieces of arts etc.
Sometimes you come across situations when you’re running out of time but your heart desires to keep roaming around monuments to know more about the history. However no one has enough time to go in much depth, this is why there are museums.
Walk in a museum and you live through centuries of history and untold past. From the air to its present architecture contributes in building that picture of the city you are visiting.
Dublin is a country rich in heritage and traditions. Its museums will tell you tales of their glorious past. Besides these history museums, there are also some more specialized museums paying tributes and acknowledging the services of great Irish personalities.
The Natural History Museum in Dublin goes back to 1857. It possess over 2million specimens from all over the world including dinosaurs and many other extinct beings. It’s open throughout the week and there is no admission fee. Then there is the National Museum of Decorative Arts and History. It is relatively recent and it deals with the country’s social economic development.
The National Museum of Ireland located in the country’s capital is a host to the largest Celtic collection. There is also a permanent exhibition related to the Vikings in the museum. In addition to this is a collection of items which take you back to the Rising in 1916 and independence.The greatest tribute to the great Irish names which have contributed tremendously in Irish literature is given in the form of developing The Dublin Writers’ Museum.
To find more about Dublin’s historical landmarks and museums log on to Dublin Events.