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Dublin Zoo

05 February 2010

1999 – Dublin Zoo Entrance, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Architect: Scott Tallon Walker This is the current entrance building situated just down the road from the two previous entrances to the zoo. A very modern structure, the roof seems to float over...

05 February 2010

1892 – Roberts House, Dublin Zoo, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Architect: L.A. McDonnell The finest building in the zoo, this little gem is still in use and maintained in good condition. A decorative brick exterior masks a wonderful toplit interior space with fine...

05 February 2010

1899 – Haughton House, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Architect: L.A. McDonnell The building of 1898 was surrounded for many years by poor quality extensions, only the architectural detail around the roof and eaves could be discerned. Built as the Haughton Memorial...

05 February 2010

1833 – Original Entrance, Dublin Zoo, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Architect: William Deane Butler There have been three turnstile entrances to the Zoo grounds. This, the earliest of them, is a quaint little cottage ornee with thatched roof.

05 February 2010

1867 – Zoological Society House, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Architect: John McCurdy Solid large house with many round headed windows on the first floor. Much overlooked by visitors to the Zoo.