On September 18th Dublin will come alive with a cultural buzz as the capital’s cultural venues throw open their doors for free visits and tours. Museums, galleries, libraries, parks and more will come alive as they are filled with hundreds of thousands of people. Over 300 venues across the city will welcome visitors for free workshops, readings, demonstrations, performances and tours in an evening that is returning for the tenth year.
Dublin Bus will provide FREE buses every 20 minutes operating from Bachelor’s Walk, Aston Quay, College Green and Parkgate St (Bus for Farmleigh) bringing visitors to and from their favourite participating venues. These FREE buses will be fully programmed with on-bus entertainment.
Route A (from 6pm - 11pm): From the Bachelor’s Walk stop, buses will travel the route with stops including Parnell Square West, Parnell Square North, Croke Park and Parnell Square East covering venues such as Croke Park Stadium and The Hugh Lane Gallery.
Route B (from 6pm - 11pm): From the College Green stop, buses will travel the route with stops including Leinster Street South, Merrion Square North, Mount St, Northumberland Road, RDS and Westland Row. Key participating venues along this route include Downstairs Dublin, The Book of Kells, Trinity College and The Museum of National History.
Route C (from 6pm - 11pm): From the Aston Quay stop (outside the USIT office), buses will travel the route and include stops on Bridge Street, Thomas St, Military Road, Collins Barracks, Arran Quay and Custom House Quay. This particular route will take culturally hungry citizens to IMMA, The National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks and Smithfield.
Route D (from 6pm - 9.30pm): This route is a dedicated shuttle service to Farmleigh and will run from Parkgate Street.
Full details of culture night events, tours, talks and performances are available online here.