28.11.2014 - News

National Museum of Ireland – a favorite among tourists

National Museum of Ireland since the beginning of 2014 was visited by over 1 million. tourists.


For the fourth consecutive year the museum attracts over 1 million visitors. This year that figure was reached a month earlier than in previous years. Overall, compared to last year at this time the number of visitors increased by 5%.

Director of the National Museum Randall Flynn said: “We are delighted to welcome back more than a million visitors to our four museums this year. It is our great achievement, taking into account our limited resources. It is noticeable that tourists from Ireland and abroad attract our museum. Considerable interest can be associated with a variety of public programs of the museum, exhibitions and galleries. Free access is also a key factor, because thanks to our fund is available to all comers. The museum remains a key player in the cultural life of the country. I want to express special thanks to the staff of the museum and congratulate them on this achievement, because without their enthusiasm and hard work it would not be possible. “

The National Museum of Ireland are the Archaeological Museum, the Museum of Decorative Arts and History, Nature Museum and Museum of Rural Life.

Exhibition at the Archaeological Museum Battle of the millennium Klontarfi held on Good Friday in 1014. The exhibition gives evidence of what actually happened in Klontarfi then what events preceded the battle and its aftermath. We have visited the exhibition of a significant number of local and international tourists. Exhibits will be open to the public by the end of 2015.

The Museum of Decorative Arts and History was a big program dedicated to Irish architecture and design. Also in the museum is preparing an exhibition on the First World War. Opening is planned before Christmas.

This was a great year for the Natural History Museum – at the time it was visited by 250,000 people. It attracts a lot of families, school groups, many visitors come to the museum is not the first time.

Museum of Rural Life continues to attend more than 100,000 tourists each year. It retained a unique collection of national folk life in Ireland. The exhibition will run until April 2015.

Author: Anastasiia Trepyton
Sourse: travelandtourworld.com