The gates of Leinster House will be open to the public later as part of 'Culture Night'.
Five hundred venues will open their doors around the country in a celebration of arts and culture from 5pm this evening.
Whether it's a poetry open-mic night in Cork, a 'cultural swap' in Mayo or a recording studio tour in Waterford, culture night is open to all.
Since its inception in 2006, Culture Night has grown to a nationwide celebration of arts and culture.
Half a million people are expected to turn out for events in 20 cities, towns and counties
One hundred and thirty-two cultural venues will open their doors in Dublin, including Leinster House where guided tours will run from 5pm.