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The best free tours in Dublin

Free things to do in Dublin

Dublin is a city full of options, for all tastes. Want to take a tour without spending anything, in addition to transport, then check out our tips with the best free tours in the Irish capital.

One of Dublin’s great attractions is its variety of entertainment. Parks, galleries, pubs, museums and bookstores are some of the most popular options for tourists and locals. If you want to do some good sightseeing on a budget, then check out our list of the best free options in Dublin.

Museum of Modern Art

The museum always has relevant and inspiring programming. The place is very well planned, with well distributed areas and activities for all ages. So, if you want to take a tour with children, you are most welcome to visit the museum, which regularly has activities geared towards little ones and signs for exhibits that may be unsuitable for sensitive audiences.

Location: Military Rd, Dublin 8.

To read more about the Dublin Museum of Modern Art, click here.

Opening hours:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday: 10:00 am to 5:30 pm
  • Wednesday: 10:30 am to 5:30 pm
  • Sunday – Noon to 5:30 pm

Phoenix Park

Next to the Museum of Modern Art, Phoenix Park is one of the best places to visit in Dublin . This is Europe’s largest urban park, home to the zoo and other Irish buildings.

A good place to relax, do physical activities, cycle and spend a pleasant Saturday, alone or with others. Several events and fairs are organized here, so a visit to the park always makes for a pleasant day.

Location: Dublin Area 8

Natural History Museum of Ireland

If you enjoy animal life and want to see stuffed animals and the bones of large animals, then you must visit the Natural History Museum of Dublin. A very well organized place, always with interesting attractions for adults and children. The great attraction is the whale bones up to 20 meters long.

For current showings and other information, click here.

Location: Merrion Street, Dublin 2, D02 F627

Opening hours:
Tuesday to Saturday: 10am to 5pm

Sunday and Monday: 1pm to 5pm

Chester Beatty Library

We have already published a specific article about the Chester Beatty Library here on the website, with all the information of this wonderful museum of writing. If you like books and are a lover of reading, a visit is essential.

Location: Dublin Castle, Dublin 2

Other places

It is worth mentioning that there are many other free tours in Dublin that you can take. Check out some extra tips. Click on the link for each attraction for complete information.

Hope you enjoyed these tips. It is also worth mentioning that walking through the streets of Dublin you will find several galleries, street artists and other attractions for a pleasant day without having to spend anything. The city also often offers free fairs, events, exhibitions and other cultural attractions. 

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Author: Thiago

I moved to Ireland 2012. I work as a business administrator and travel a lot to Europe with my work. I enjoy writing and athletics during my vacation and try to visit friends and family every year in Brazil.
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