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Welcome to Richmond Barracks

Richmond Barracks is a neighborhood hub that celebrates the rich stories and experiences of the local community, past and present. A venue of historical importance located within a vibrant community, the building co-locates a library, workshops and cultural activities, along with a programme of historical tours and talks.

A programme called Culture Connects will also run from the centre offering new opportunities to participate in cultural activities for people of all ages.

Dublin City Council Culture Company, who took over the running of Richmond Barracks in January 2020 are excited to work with the local community to contribute to the cultural story of Richmond Barracks and the surrounding area.

For more information on our tours and programmes contact

Covid-19 restrictions update

In line with the most recent government restrictions, the following changes have been made to our programmes:

  • All tours are suspended until further notice.
  • A new series of our Culture Connects programme will be announced soon, with all classes being held online.
  • Our monthly series of talks, Mondays at the Mess, will continue to be held online. Book your free ticket here.
  • The library at Richmond Barracks will remain closed until further notice.

Last updated: 11 January

Customers booked to attend any of the affected events will be refunded accordingly. If you have any questions please contact our team at or on +353 1-5820077


Meet Beekeeper Joan

Did you know that Richmond Barracks is home to two bee hives? Last year, we welcomed the bees to Richmond Barracks and are working hard to make sure that the garden is a good home for them. They’ve been tucked into a corner of the garden, safely behind some hedges.  Beekeeper Joan Tolan is looking … Continued

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Opening Hours

Walking Tours

Thursday to Sunday at 11am and 1:30pm


Monday to Thursday (and alternate Fridays): 10am – 4pm

In line with the latest government restrictions, Walking Tours are suspended and the library will remain closed until further notice.