10 Free things to do in Dublin Ireland 

A trip to Dublin, Ireland is a must for many people! You won’t need the luck of the Irish to save money when visiting Dublin. The following are 10 free things to do in Dublin. 

Phoenix Park

Phoenix Park is Europe’s largest city park and one can easily spend a day exploring it. Covering over 1,700 acres it’s a massive park. It’s also home to the largest obelisk in Europe! 

Trinity College 

You can walk the grounds of Trinity College Dublin for free! While you will need to pay a small fee to get into the long room and see the book of Kells 

Trinity college entrance viewed from inside the Courtyard.

Trinity College

National Museum

You can go check out the Celtic and medieval relics and treasures in the National Museum in Dublin, Ireland. Come check out these awesome treasures. 

Temple Bar

Exploring Temple Bar is a must! While stopping to eat or drink here will cost you a good bit it can be explored for free! 

City Parks 

Take some time to relax in city parks. Great for people watching, take a stroll through St. Stephen’s Green. Next head on over to Merrion Square Park to visit a statue of Oscar Wilde who lays reclined on a rock watching his childhood home. 

“Dead Zoo” 

Known to the locals as the “Dead Zoo” the Natural History Museum is a must for many who visit Dublin. Opened in 1857 it’s full of interesting exhibits. 

Botanical Gardens 

Connect with nature at the Botanical Gardens which date back to 1795 AD. With everything from steamy tropical rooms to temperate woodlands. 

National Gallery 

Located by Merrion square since 1864 you can come marvel at the gorgeous collection of European and Irish fine art. Be sure to check out their collection of Jack B. Yeats. This is a very family friendly attraction. 


The Irish Museum of Modern Art was opened in the early 1990s to showcase Ireland’s collection of Modern Art. 

Dublin Castle

Since the 13th century Dublin Castle has seen many historical events in Dublin. You can visit many parts of this castle for free. 


Ultimate 24 hour itinerary for Dublin Ireland.