Festive Schedule

Christmas Opening Times

The museum will  close on December 23rd at 4:00pm (last admission 3:00pm) and will reopen on January 4th at 11:00am

22nd January

Limited Access to the Museum

Saturday 22nd January – There will be restricted access to the museum from 12:30pm as we are hosting a wedding

When David Sullivan’s grandmother, Elizabeth Sullivan died in 1987, the family entrusted her vast collection of research – letters, charts and historical documents to David. Over the past 35 years, with the help of DNA, genealogy software and computers David has managed to advance her research quite considerably.

Book Online

Book your entrance tickets online. These tickets are open-ended, so you can use them when you want.

Annual Membership

Renew your membership for the Maritime Institute

Annual Membership

Renew your membership for the Maritime Institute

Book Online

Book your entrance tickets online. These tickets are open-ended, so you can use them when you want.
CE Scheme Recruitment

We are Hiring

The Maritime Museum is looking to recruit for the following positions: Receptionist, Cleaner/Caretaker and an Office Administrator

COVID 19

Face Coverings

Face coverings are currently mandatory in the Museum. Please ensure you have a face mask before entering the Museum to be compliant.

Tuesday 11.00 to 17.00 hrs

Library Re-opening

Museum Library is only open on Tuesdays (11.00 to 17.00). Appointments to be booked in advance by email to librarian@mariner.ie

Restoration

The National Maritime Museum of Ireland is delighted to announce we have been offered over €11,500 in Heritage Council funding to restore and display the Royal Navy Reserve ceremonial dress uniform of Captain Robert Halpin more…

Lecture Series:

Open every day 11:00am–5.00pm . See our Admission Fees here

Ireland’s National Maritime Museum is housed in Dun Laoghaire’s 180-year-old Mariners Church, directly opposite the new DLR Lexicon library and easily accessible by DART suburban train and several bus services.
The museum’s greatest artefact is probably the building itself as it is one of a few custom built places of worship for seafarers remaining intact in the world today.
Experienced guides will bring you on a voyage of discovery, enthralling you with stories of discovery, heroism, war and disasters at sea. You will learn about maritime history, exploration, navigation, radio, deep-sea cable technology, nature, wildlife and view art inspired by the sea.
Here’s a 3D view of the Museum
Kindly produced by Terry McDonagh.

Pride of Place Award Winner 2019

The National Maritime Museum received a special award for at the Pride of Place Awards ceremony which took place on Saturday 30th November in Lyrath Estate Kilkenny. 
They noted that the Museum was“…an exceptional showcase of a heritage that is of the utmost importance and international interest…” Read more
 

Regular

6
00
  •  

Family

12
  • Two Adults, Two Children

Senior

5
00
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Groups*

4
50
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Children

3
00
  •  
Under 12