Museum Closed

5th,6th & 7th December - Museum Closed

From Monday 5th to Wednesday 7th of December the museum will be closed for staff training.

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.

Opening Times

Open Daily
11:00 to 5:00

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Our Model Railway exhibition opens soon. 

HALPIN SWORD ls
The Halpin exhibition has three strands, the man himself and his uniform, the ship he commanded, the Great Eastern, and the achievement in laying the first successful trans-Atlantic telegraph cable. Most of the artefacts in the display are part of “The Halpin Collection”, donated by the Halpin family.

The Chilean Ambassador to Ireland, Ms. Carla Serazzi, accompanied by the Second Secretary Daniel Mora, was received on March 3 by members of the Maritime Museum.  More

Great Gifts for Christmas

We have some great Christmas deals in our shop.

Annual Membership

Renew your membership for the Maritime Institute

Book Online

Book your entrance tickets online.

CE Scheme Recruitment

We are Hiring

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

Tuesday 11.00 to 17.00 hrs

Library Opening Times

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

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.

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

Regular

8
00
  •  

Family

18
  • Two Adults, Two Children

Senior

6
00
  •  

Groups*

4
50
  •  

Children

3
00
  •  
Under 12
Limited Access

April 7th & 8th

On Thursday 7th April and Friday 8th April
There will be limited access to the museum as we are hosting a wedding on both days