Architectural Tour of Collins Barracks – Junior - Open House Dublin 2023

Architectural Tour of Collins Barracks – Junior

Collins Barracks, Benburb St, Stoneybatter, Dublin, D07 XKV4

Dates & Times
  • Saturday 7th October:
  • 1pm – 1.45pm
  • 2pm – 2.45pm
  • Sunday 8th October:
  • 2pm – 2.45pm
  • 3pm – 3.45pm
Tour type
  • Building Tour
  • Open House Junior
  • Outdoor Tour
Architect

Thomas Burgh

Collins Barracks was an army base for almost 300 years before being renovated for use as a museum. The network of tall, granite-faced buildings occupy an 18 acre site and retain an imposing, military air. The site boasts a rich and varied history. Completed in 1704, it played an important role suppressing uprisings over the centuries. Wolfe Tone, the founder and leading member of the United Irishman, was court martialled and imprisoned here after the 1798 Rebellion. During the 1916 Easter Rising, troops based here tackled rebel positions on Usher’s Island, at the Four Courts, and in the GPO. Tour the grounds and discover the collections it houses.

Drop in for guided tours of the history and architecture of Collins Barracks. The activity is suitable for all ages.

No Booking Required, places limited and allocated on a first-come basis 15 minutes before tour starts.


Accessibility Information

Collins Barracks has a fully accessible car park with accessible parking.
All galleries in the Museum are fully accessible, with three lifts in the main exhibition, and one in the Asgard exhibition. Guide and Assistance dogs are welcome.

Wheelchair accessible
Accessible Toilets
Assistance Dogs welcome


Photography Credit
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