Dublin Castle

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ADDRESS: Dame Street, Dublin 2
TELEPHONE: +353 1 645 8813
Dublin Castle
In continuous occupation since its establishment in 1204 AD, Dublin Castle has played a prominent role in Ireland's history.

Today, this prestigious city centre site is host to state-of-the-art conference and dining facilities.

The State Apartments are among the most prestigious State rooms in the country and are open for guided tours.

Since its foundation in 1204 Dublin Castle has been at the heart of the history and evolution of the city. Today, spanning an area of over 44,000 square meters (11 acres), the site contains 2 museums, 2 cafés, an international conference centre, 2 gardens, Government Buildings and the State Apartments which are the most important state rooms in the country.

The grounds of the site are free to explore, as is the Chapel Royal, the Chester Beatty Library, the Garda Museum and the Revenue Museum. Access to the State Apartments is by guided tour only and tickets may be purchased from the Apartments in the Upper Castle Yard.

Dublin Castle is open to the public Monday to Saturday 10.00 - 16.45 and Sunday 12.00 - 16.45