The Casino was designed by Sir William Chambers as a pleasure house for James Caul eld, 1st Earl of Charlemont, and is one of the nest 18th century neo-classical buildings in Europe. the Casino, meaning “small house”, and notwithstanding its name, contains 16 nely decorated rooms, endlessly rich in subtlety and design. It is a remarkable building, both in terms of its structure and its history. The Casino is located at Marino, just off the Malahide Road and only three miles north of the centre of Dublin. Open 10-5pm, admission €3 or €1 for students and children.