What can I expect
- Discover Dublin’s origins as a Viking and Medieval City.
- Travel back in time and see what it was like to live in Medieval Dublin.
- Learn about the mysteries surrounding the Vikings, and their legacy.
- See what life was like on-board a Viking ship.
- Free Guided Tour & Walking Tour!
Dublinia - A Living History of Medieval & Viking Dublin
Travel back in time and discover Dublin as it was in Viking and Medieval times. Based in the historic Christ Church area of Dublin, Dublinia is a fun and interactive attraction for all the family, and strikes the perfect balance of fun, history, and learning.
Significantly located in Christ Church, at the very spot where Viking settlements were situated in Dublin, visitors to Dublinia will travel back in time and discover what it was like to live in Dublin during Viking times. You'll discover what life was like on-board the Viking ships, and get to explore the life of a Viking warrior.
Experience the sights, sounds and smells of Dublin as it was in Medieval times, and learn about crime and punishment, death and disease and even toothache remedies of 700 years ago. Enjoy the medieval fair, find out how to play medieval games, and walk along a bustling Medieval street.
At Dublinia, you will uncover some of Dublin’s rich past. Discover how modern day Dubliners are influenced by our Viking and medieval past. You will see historic artefacts found in Dublin’s Wood Quay excavations – Wood Quay is just a stone’s throw from Dublinia.
For more family fun check out the Dublinia & Ghostbus Kids Combo, where great savings and memories are made!
See the city from a different perspective by climbing the original Medieval tower and you'll have stunning views around Dublin.
Visit Dublinia, along with five other great Dublin attractions with the DoDublin Days Out Card.
Dublinia also offer Free guided tours; Exhibition tours take place at 14:00 daily and Walking tours of Viking and Medieval Dublin take place at 11:00 Monday to Saturday (all guided tours are subject to availability. Guided tours are included with your general admission ticket). You'll also meet the Dublinia Living History Guides stationed around the exhibition who are full of fascinating and educational facts about medieval Dublin, including everything from viking weapons medicines and even games like Hnefatafl (The Viking version of chess!)
Where is Dublinia located?
Dublinia is located in Christ Church in Dublin City, a short walk from Dame Street and Temple Bar.
Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
The Dublin Hop-On Hop-Off Tour has a stop right outside the Dublinia. Buy your ticket here.
From Trinity College Dublin, Dublinia is 950m walking distance - this is a 12 minute walk approx.
You can take many Dublin Bus routes to Dublinia, For more information on Dublin Bus routes, visit dublinbus.ie