Welcome to the Self-Guided Visit Request Portal for the NMI - Decorative Arts & History 

This is a pilot programme for Self-Guided visits at the NMI - Decorative Arts & History only. Booking enquiries for the NMI - Archaeology and NMI - Natural History can be made as normal at bookings@museum.ie, and enquiries for the NMI - Country Life can be made at educationtph@museum.ie.

Schools and Community groups are encouraged to contact the Bookings Office directly for information on all available resources.


We are delighted that you have decided to request a visit to the NMI - Decorative Arts & History at Collins Barracks. We want your booking experience to be as smooth as possible, so we ask you to take a minute to read the following guidelines before submitting a Booking Request Form:

-  You can view the available time slots on the calendar, and select your preferred one. Available slots are highlighted in green. Booking requests can be made a minimum of 5 days and a maximum of 1 month in advance.

-  Forms must be completed in full. If your group is larger than 35, please split the group and submit a second form for the slot immediately following your first.

-  Once submitted, your form will automatically default to the status of ‘Pending’. We will then manually ensure that all details provided are correct/verifiable.

-  If all required information is provided, we will confirm your booking and issue an official ‘Self-Guided Confirmed’ notification and ticket via email within 5 working days.

-  If your form is incomplete your request will be 'Declined' and you will be invited to resubmit your form with all required information, subject to availability.

-  Please only complete a maximum of 5 request forms per day.


Please note that, due to on site building works relating to New Years Festival 2023, there will be no onsite parking or drop off facilities at the NMI - Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks, from Monday 18th December 2023 - Wednesday 3rd January 2024 (inclusive). If you have additional accessibility requirements and require onsite parking during this period, please contact us in advance of your visit.


Thank you!

New Booking:
Thu Nov 18, 2021

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