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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 2 April 2017

As a fan of Joyce I was excited about visiting this attraction. I wasn't disappointed. The information is vast and available in a easy manner. It filled in a few gaps for me about Joyce's life and inspirations. Well worth a visit.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I went there on a Friday morning and was one of the few visitors. It's a tiny Museum, quite expensive (7,50€) but it'll please any James Joyce fan!

Thank FrenchieDubliner
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Home to the door of number 7 Eccles Street, should be a must see if you are a Joyce fan! There is a neat exhibition upstairs and a variety of facts throughout the centre. The staff working it were knowledgeable on Joyce and gave me...More

Thank Travis T
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Must see for all Joyce devotees & those wanting more "flesh on the bones" of one of Ireland's literary heroes. Fascinating, evocative & atmospheric. Wonderful murals + memorabilia. One visit not enough so, as we're in Dub each November.......!

Thank Colin A
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I took the "Dubliners" tour, which was a bit short (i.e. I wanted more of it!) but anyhow covered some of the key things: Belvedere College, The Boarding House, Two Gallants, The Dead, etc. The guide provided some of her own perspective about the author...More

Thank Aurora_TV
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Well I'might a big James Joyce fan, and this museum is great. Sad note is that there is nowhere any information to be found in the museum.

Thank theTimeTravellersBox
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Guys. I'll be honest. I'm a huge Joyce fan, so they literally would have had to have been really awful tour guides or personnel to get much less than a five star review. But that being said, I truly enjoyed my experience here. My advice:...More

Thank asholza
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Even those not total fans can get a lot out of this museum. My husband, who hasn't read Joyce, was fascinated by many of the videos, quotes, interactive material. For us fans, the Centre is even more moving. Seeing Joyce's room and the door of...More

Thank RomeTheSecondTime
Reviewed 6 September 2016

As we wandered the streets of Dublin seeking out the Joyce Centre with ony half an address and an insufficient map we thought of Leopold Bloom on his more exciitng journey. There was no Molly for us to encounter but thankfully a slip of a...More

Thank Irene G
Reviewed 28 August 2016

I'm a fan of Joyce so wanted to find out some new things, learn a little more about his writing and generally was expecting this centre to be similar to the Roald Dahl Museum in Buckinghamshire...it wasn't. The building is charming and there are some...More

Thank macscooth
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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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