The National Maritime Museum of Ireland opened in 1978 in the former Mariners' Church. The church was built in 1837 for seafarers and remained open until 1971. In 1974 the Church of Ireland and the Maritime Institute of Ireland signed an agreement that led to the museum's opening. Popular exhibits include: The Irish Lights, an exhibit about lighthouses, an exhibit about the history of the SS Great Eastern, and an exhibit with artifacts recovered from the wreck of the RMS Leinster.
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