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James Joyce Cultural Centre

35 N. Great George's St., Dublin 1, Ireland
+353 1 878 8547
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This cultural center promotes the study of Joyce's work and is housed in a beautiful 18th-century Georgian mansion.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“his life” (8 reviews)
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35 N. Great George's St., Dublin 1, Ireland
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

We visited this lovely house that has been turned into a small museum and cultural center honoring Joyce. The upstairs has a room with three short documentary films that are quite good. It also has furniture from Joyce's Paris quarters. The gift shop is also...More

Thank dejindc
Reviewed 7 October 2017

For those of you Joyce aficionados - this is a great place to visit. There are several films showing simultaneously - a scholarly interview with professors and the film version of "Ulysses". There is a reconstruction of Joyce's rooms in Trieste, complete with actual furniture,...More

Thank judithh766
Reviewed 10 September 2017

My husband is a fan of James Joyce, but he had to admit this was disappointing. James Joyce wrote about Dublin, but he chose to live elsewhere for most of his life. Perhaps we should also choose to go elsewhere, because there is not much...More

Thank madmadeleine
Reviewed 22 August 2017

This cultural center is actually a house not far from Marlborough Street in Dublin. Unfortunately you would expect a much better tribute to Joyce than few writings on a wall and some videos.

Thank Corrado R
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Interesting place for James Joyce fans. You can see his room, watch videos and see the original front door downstairs in the outside area.

Thank vagabondafelice
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

I went in a tour showing the main places related to James Joyce's life and his main characters leaded by the beautiful and amazing Lucy. Lucy is a writer who loves and understands JJ's work profoundly. The tour overcame my expectations, giving a hint on...More

1  Thank missbrasil81
Reviewed 16 May 2017

My wife is the JJ fan but I enjoyed my self too. Free audio guides make it much more interesting, too. Lots of Irish literary history here. Comfy seats, too.

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 9 May 2017

I love Joyce and dragged my somewhat reluctant friends to go on the Introduction to Joyce's Dublin tour because I was so excited about it. We arrived at the Center to be greeted by a very grumpy American-born young man who turned out to be...More

1  Thank Echo12345
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Frank Kiely's screen print exhibition showed the centre's engagement with more experimental and ambitious approaches to visualising Joyce's work. The permanent collection was interesting and I enjoyed seeing the door of 7 Eccles Street, along with the large scale reproduction of the poster/catalogue from ICA's...More

2  Thank Helena G
Reviewed 12 April 2017

As fans of Joyce and the great Irish writers, this was our first stop in Dublin, and we were disappointed. This could be an interesting place, but it is quite run down--none of the videos/movies were working. There are a few, very few, interesting items...More

1  Thank MaraS500
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Mary M
26 March 2017|
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Response from Travis T | Reviewed this property |
It is on the north side of Dublin near city center on N Great George Lane. It is open Monday to Friday from 1100 to 1600 last I was there. It has a couple of Joyce themed exhibits and a gift shop though the most unique part... More
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chancer60
27 December 2016|
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Response from Mark T | Property representative |
That would be the Cobalt Café at 16 North Great George's St. Best spot in Dublin for lunch and a natter!
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Brigidm7
5 April 2015|
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Response from Mark T | Property representative |
Hi Brigidm7, thanks for your query. Unfortunately the Centre is located in a listed historical building and at the present time we do not have an external lift. We do have a mobile ramp which allows access to the ground... More
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