New visitor centre at Custom House explores a wealth of history

Fascinating as their contents may be, museums are often just as interesting as an excuse to explore intriguing buildings. For every visitor to the exhibitions at the Guggenheim Bilbao, there are more who have simply come to gawp at the innards of Frank Gehry’s wriggly building. So, unless you have previously joined one of the Irish Architecture Foundation’s Open House tours, or have pressing business at the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage, lovers of enthralling edifices will be delighted to know that the new(ish) Visitor Centre at the Custom House is ready to welcome you.

I say new(ish)