The National Print Museum in Dublin
Visits & Educational Tours

Beneath the Silken Sun on the press

News

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A group of participants gathered around the composing stone during a workshop

What’s on

The calendar is packed with special tours, workshops, crafts and demonstration events for all ages.

a view of the Old Garrison Chapel's exterior, in which the Museum is housed

Visit Us

We’re open six days a week. Admission is free of charge! Here you will find details such as opening hours, how to find us, access notes and tour options.

Multicoloured blue, yellow and green print with a stamp-inspired design

Online Shop

Looking for unique gift ideas? Here you will find a fine selection of limited edition prints, books and more – many produced letterpress.

Print of poster

NCAD Exhibition

A letterpress celebration of Brendan Behan on the centenary of his birth by illustration students of the National College of Art and Design.

Thumbnails of various digital exhibitions

Digital Exhibitions

Temporary exhibitions explore the impact of print. Popular exhibitions such as Green Sleeves, Seditious Types and Print, Protest and The Polls have been digitised.

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Making Our Impression

Discover the Skills Transfer Programme, now entering its third year of funding and dedicated to preserving Ireland’s printing heritage and craft.

An illustration of the character Blot

Blot

Blot’s Most Marvellous Guide to Printing Books – exhibition and book project is now available to tour libraries and art centres around the island.

A letterpress printer tightens a forme using a quoin key.

Workshops

Throughout the year, the Museum hosts a selection of print and craft workshops for children and adults. These include letterpress, linocut, Japanese woodblock, calligraphy, LegoPress and more.

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Donations

The Museum is a Registered Charity (RCN 20027711, CHY 10701).

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