The Leprechaun Museum

No. 1 Family Activities in Dublin

The National Leprechaun Museum takes visitors deep into Celtic culture and folklore to discover what really lies behind tales of leprechauns, rainbows and pots of gold. Suitable for ages 7 years and up, the museum is a fore runner for family activities in Dublin.


The first ever visitor attraction dedicated to the world of Irish myth, the National Leprechaun Museum opens up a world full of folklore and stories. A fairytale trek for adults and children (7 years and older), this interactive experience gives a deeper sense of Irish cultural identity and imagination.

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Feel what it’s like to journey deep beneath the rocks of the Giant’s Causeway, open up your mind to the sights and stories of Ireland’s mythical Otherworld on a trip to fairy hill, experience what it’s like to live as a leprechaun in a people-sized world and follow the end of the rainbow to see if the elusive crock of gold really exists.

From April to September the DarkLand Tour on Friday and Saturday nights offers grown-ups some of the more disturbing tales of Irish folklore for scary fun. (over 18s only)

Visits are by guided tours. Pre-booking your tickets via email is highly recommended to guarantee your place. Facilities include gift shop and toilets. So if you are visiting the capital don’t miss out on this well loved family activities in Dublin.

Daytime: Mon–Sun 10am – 6.30pm

Last entry 5.00pm

Enjoy folklore on a Guided Tour!

Guided Tours in English Only

7 years and up

45 mins, €10-€16

Leprechaun Museum