If you plan on staying in Dublin over the next few weeks, check out our guide on places or activities to pursue when it rains. We can’t guarantee the weather but we can assure that you wont get wet!

National Sea Life Aquarium in Bray – if you are looking for fun and exploration this autumn, the National Sea Life aquarium is well worth a visit. This is the perfect place for family friendly fun and the aquarium contains over 1,000 sea creatures.

Strand Road,




Imaginosity Dundrum – is Irelands only interactive children’s museum. Imaginosity believe that children learn best when they are having fun and with a ‘hands on, mind on’ philosophy this encourages everyone to get involved. The museum hosts three floors of interactive and educational exhibits to keep your children entertained for hours. Reservations a must.

The Plaza,

Beacon South Quarter,


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The Dead Zoo/Natural History Museum – based in the heart of Dublin city the Natural History Museum is a must visit for families. Step back in time and savor the wonderful range of exhibits dating back to 1857. The Dead Zoo has plenty of attractions to offer including Irish wildlife, fish, birds and even a moon rock from the final Apollo mission.

Merrion Street Upper,

Dublin 2.


Military Museum Cathal Brugha Visitor Centre – opened in 2011 the Cathal Brugha Visitor Centre explores Irelands rich military history and artifacts, which have been preserved and open for people to view. Learn more about the wars and battles, which shaped Irish independence and history.


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Aviva Stadium Tours – explore 150 years of Irish sporting heritage and experience the match day atmosphere at one of Europe’s premier stadiums. Opened in 2010, the Aviva Stadium or locally known as Lansdowne Road, is home to the Irish Rugby and Football teams. The tour includes a visit to the dressing rooms, a behind the scenes look at the stadium and stand pitch side to experience a players view of the pitch.

Lansdowne Road,


Dublin 4.


Print Museum – the Print Museum is a collection of 10,000 objects and exhibits, which covers the history of printing in Ireland. The museum also highlights the skill and craftsmanship developed down through the generations. The print collection includes printing blocks, pamphlets, books, photographs and plenty more to see.

Garrison Chapel,

Beggars Bush,

Haddington Road,

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Bord Gais Energy Theatre – enjoy the latest musical or gig at Irelands leading theatre. The Bord Gais Energy is theatre has played home to some of the biggest international theatre productions including ‘The Bodyguard’, ‘Grease’, ‘Love Me Tender’, ‘Mary Poppins’ to name but a few. If you fancy a night at the theatre with family or friends check out the Bord Gais Energy Theatre for upcoming events.

Grand Canal Square,

Dublin 2.


Glasnevin Cemetery Museum – is considered the world’s first cemetery museum. It is estimated that 1.5 million people are buried at Glasnevin Cemetary. Through the exhibits and tour, experience stories which helped shape Ireland of today and uncover a history buried beneath our capital city.

Finglas Road,


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Farmleigh house – located in the Phoenix Park, Farmleigh is a highly recommended place to visit. Farmleigh has played host to famous dignitaries including Queen Elizabeth and US President Barack Obama. The tour explores Farmleighs wonderful Georgian architecture and beautiful walled gardens.


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Metro Golf – a perfect place to practice your golf swing. The Metro Golf centre comprises of a ‘Full Swing’ golf simulator and you can choose to play on the worlds leading golf courses including St.Andrews and the Belfry. After a long day on the course, you can relax and relive your best golfing moments over a pint in the Metro Golf Bar and Lounge.

St. Lotts Road,

Dublin 4.


Don’t get caught out in the rain when you visit Dublin this autumn. Check out our recommendations above and avoid the hassle of getting wet in our capital city. If you have any further queries please contact us at info@www.yourhomefromhome.com or to view our Dublin apartments click here