Dublin Pass holders receive a free gift at Dublin City Hall

Dublin City Hall

  • Dublin City Hall
  • Dublin City Hall
  • Dublin City Hall
  • Dublin City Hall

Dublin Pass Benefits:

Dublin Pass holders receive a free gift at Dublin City Hall

Dublin City Hall is one of the city’s finest examples of Georgian architecture and designs by Thomas Cooley in Ireland and is one of the most popular historic buildings for both locals and tourists alike. Sitting at the summit of Parliament Street, Dublin City Hall opens up the story of the capital and delves into the rich history of Dublin’s past.

Highlights:

  • The original copy of the Proclamation
  • 'The Story of the Capital' Exhibition
  • Georgian architecture
  • City vaults

Did you know

- The name for Dublin in the Irish language is both Dubh Linn and Baile Átha Cliath

- Dublin City Hall was built between 1769 and 1799 and is made of Portland granite from a quarry in Dorset

- There’s a floor mosaic in City Hall which shows the city’s arms and motto

Things to see:

The Story of the Capital

Explore the atmospheric vaults underneath City Hall which are home to the multimedia exhibition ‘The Story of the Capital’ which delves into the Dublin’s rich history. This interactive, self-guided exhibition takes visitors through a historic journey of the city and reveals the tales and secrets of Ireland’s capital. From ancient manuscripts to engaging videos, there’s a wide range of displays and period costumes to bring the history of Dublin to life.

Audio guides are available in English, Irish, French, German, Italian and Spanish. Leaflets are available in ten different languages.

Rotunda Hall

You’ll be impressed by Dublin City Hall’s stunning entrance in the style of a rotunda. The marble floor makes for breath-taking contrast against the high stone walls and because of its picture-perfect architecture, it’s common for the venue to be hired out for special events. The Rotunda is one of the most impressive features of Dublin City Hall and well worth a visit.

How to get there:

    Bus: 13, 27, 40, 49, 54a, 56a, 77a, 123, 151

see the: full list of attractions included

Monday 10.00 - 17.15
Tuesday 10.00 - 17.15
Wednesday 10.00 - 17.15
Thursday 10.00 - 17.15
Friday 10.00 - 17.15
Saturday 10.00 - 17.15
Sunday Closed
Last Admission: 15.45

Closed: Sundays, Bank Holidays, St Patrick's Day, Good Friday and Easter Monday

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Address:

Dame Street, Dublin 2

Telephone:

+ 353 1 222 2204