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Please book in advance where possible. We will try to accommodate drop-in visitors but a short wait might be involved. We ask that all groups are pre-booked.

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Opening Hours

  • Tuesday – Friday | 10.00 – 16.00
  • Saturday – Sunday | 12.00 – 16.00
  • Closed Mondays, Public Holidays and Bank Holiday Weekends (Saturday-Monday inclusive)
  • Please note that the Museum will be closed on Wednesday 18 May 2022 for a letterpress schools project.

Entry

We are delighted to announce that the Museum offers FREE admission in celebration of 25 years!

Location

Old Garrison Chapel, Beggars Bush Barracks, Dublin 4, D04 E0C9

Guided Tour Times

Public guided tours are coming back soon! To arrange a private guided tour for your group, please contact admin@nationalprintmuseum.ie

Getting Here

By Car or on foot: Arriving from Dublin city centre, head south from Merrion Square, over Mount Street Bridge, take a left at the junction of Northumberland Road and Haddington Road, and then the second right through the archway entrance to Beggars Bush Barracks. Once inside the Barracks, the Museum is located in the back right-hand corner. Clamping is in operation within the Barracks. Parking is recommended on Haddington Road at local rates.

Nearest Dart Station: The nearest DART stations are Lansdowne Road or Grand Canal Dock  – both of which are approximately a five minute walk from the National Print Museum. Please visit www.irishrail.ie for timetables.

Bus Routes: Numbers 4 or 7 to Northumberland Road and Haddington Road Junction. See www.dublinbus.ie for timetables

Nearby Places to Stay

Accessibility

On the ground floor, visitors will find the Reception, Museum Shop, permanent exhibition, toilets, and Café. The ground floor is fully accessible. Entry for wheelchairs, prams and buggies is via the Café.

On the mezzanine level, visitors will find the temporary exhibitions. The mezzanine level is not accessible to wheelchair users.

Cafe

Press is an independent cafe located in the National Print Museum. All the food is lovingly homemade using fresh ingredients from Irish suppliers. Try one of the daily chalk board specials or a cup of delightful Cloud Pickers coffee, roasted and pressed in Dublin. Escape under the archway into a cosy enclave for breakfast, lunch or an afternoon treat on week days. A restorative rustic brunch menu is served on weekends.

https://presscafe.ie/

COVID-19 Prevention

The safety and well-being of our staff and visitors is of utmost importance. Much has been done by way of meeting the COVID health and safety requirements and we are happy to announce that we have signed up to the Fáilte Ireland Safety Charter.

Here’s what to expect from your visit…

Pre-visit

We advise advanced booking to avoid queues.

Preparations

We’ve gone to great lengths to make the Museum as safe for our staff and visitors as possible, but we do have some asks of you.

  • If you are meant to be self-isolating, we kindly ask that you stay in self-isolation!
  • If you think you might like to buy something in the shop, please bring your card as the shop is now contactless. Donations may be made in cash, but all sales are to be made contactless.

On arrival

  • Please check in at Reception.
  • We ask that you sanitize your hands. There are stations throughout the Museum to facilitate regular hand sanitizing.
  • You will be given a map to help you on your safe-guided visit and a stylus pen to watch the videos.

All of these measures, along with others such as regular cleaning and disinfecting, are in your interest and in the interest of our staff.