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Casino Marino

Ireland’s miniature architectural masterpiece- a unique and intriguing garden temple.

10:00 – 18:00

See all opening times

Casino Marino

Ireland’s miniature architectural masterpiece- a unique and intriguing garden temple.

10:00 – 18:00

See all opening times

Site Closed

The Casino is closed until further notice.

Admission

Adult : €7.00
Group/Senior : €5.00
Child/Student : €3.00
Family : €12.00

Getting here

Cherrymount Crescent
off the Malahide Road
Marino
Dublin 3
D03 HH70

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Casino Marino

The Casino is a remarkable building, both in terms of structure and history. Sir William Chambers designed it as a pleasure-house for James Caulfeild, first earl of Charlemont, beside his residence in what was then the countryside. It is a gem of eighteenth-century neo-classical architecture. In fact, it is one of the finest buildings of that style in Europe.

The term ‘casino’ in this case means ‘little house’, and from the outside it gives an impression of compactness. However, it contains 16 rooms, each of which is finely decorated and endlessly rich in subtle and rare design. The Zodiac Room, for example, has a domed ceiling which represents the sky with astrological symbols modelled around its base     

The Casino is located at Marino, only three miles north of the centre of Dublin.

Opening Times

Mid March – 31 October

Last admission 45 mins before closing.

Seasonal Opening Times

Mid march – 31 May

10:00 – 17:00

June – 30 September

Daily 10:00 – 18:00

October

Day 10:00 – 17:00

Notice

Public tours on the hour / Booked groups on the half hour.

Contact

Cherrymount Crescent
off the Malahide Road
Marino
Dublin 3
D03 HH70

01 833 1618/086 6062729

Getting Here

The Casino is located at Marino, just off the Malahide Road and only three miles north of the centre of Dublin.

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Facilities

  • Car park
  • Exhibition
  • Toilets
  • WiFi

Restrictions

  • Access by Guided Tour Only
  • Hold hand rail
  • Stay back from edge
  • Uneven walkways

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