Visitor Info

Opening Hours

Entry

Free general admission. We ask that groups of 10+ email info@nationalprintmuseum.ie to confirm their visit time.

Guided Tours

Explore the permanent exhibition with one of our interactive tours, and try your hand at a little printing!

Group Tours

Email info@nationalprintmuseum.ie to request, at least 2 week’s notice recommended.

Guided Historical Tour: €6 per person (€5 concession), 10-30 participants, 45-60 minutes
Guided Historical Tour including Refreshments in the Café Press: €17 per person, 10-50 participants, 90 minutes
Demonstration Tour: €12 per person, 10-20 participants, 90 minutes
School Tours: Preschool €2pp, Primary/Secondary €3pp, Language School €5pp
Family-Friendly Tour: €8 per child, 5-20 children, 60 minutes
Birthday Activity Tour: €10 per child (birthday child free), approx. 15 children max, 60 minutes

Additional information for Tour Operators here.

What’s on

Check out the What’s on section of the website for details of exhibitions, events, workshops and more.

Location

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

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.

Parking: There is no car parking within the Barracks; parking is recommended on Haddington Road at local rates. Bicycle parking (low wheel stand, covered) is available just beside the entrance to the Museum.

DART: The nearest DART stations are Lansdowne Road or Grand Canal Dock, both of which are approximately a ten 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.

Café

Press is an independent café 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.

Accessibility

The National Print Museum aims to be open to all. If you have any access requirements, please get in touch.

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

On the mezzanine level, visitors will find the temporary exhibitions and Creative Corner. The mezzanine level is only accessed by stairs – regrettably not accessible to wheelchair users or some persons with mobility issues.

The Museum welcomes guide and service dogs.

Large Text Booklets can be found on the righthand side as you enter the Museum.

Quieter times tend to be early mornings during the week.

We are currently updating our Visual Story document. Please drop us a line at info@nationalprintmuseum.ie to receive the latest draft.

Our staff are on hand throughout your visit and happy to support your visit in anyway they can.

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