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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.
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35 N. Great George's St., Dublin 1, Ireland
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

I didn't know James Joyce until I went to the this cultural centre. Good to know a famous Irish writer about his life and his works. Recommend for those who like literature.

Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

A wonderful exhibition about the life of James Joyce- and Ulyssis-on 3 floors. Highly recommended to literature loving people.

Thank moonflower66
Reviewed 20 July 2016

On our first full day in Dublin, my two fellow literary-nut travelers and I knew we had to do a literary walking tour. We decided to do it on our own rather than pay to join a tour group. We arrived at the James Joyce...More

1  Thank Emily D
Reviewed 20 July 2016

My friend and I did this walk with Deidre, A most entertaining and knowledgeable guide. Deidre gave us a deeper understanding of Joyce as a writer and her background stories were interesting and highly amusing. Giving information which fills the gaps on the writers humanity,...More

1  Thank 270Patty
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

If you visit James Joyce centre do not miss the wall paintings representing Leopold Bloom's day. You find them on the museum yard. Interesting details.

1  Thank Anne M
Reviewed 6 July 2016

The centre itself has enough points of interest to justify a visit. The three James Joyce walks are well worth the effort. If anyone doesn't already have more books than they need, there are plenty on sale here!

Thank dianne m
Reviewed 6 July 2016

If you have studied Joyce's writings ( I did under Richard Ellman in the '70's) and savor his genius, a stroll through these exhibits will enchant you. There are many little artifacts and time period pieces that bring to life who Joyce was as he...More

Thank Ken P
Reviewed 2 July 2016

We did not expect a walking tour to be sold out, but it was a sunny day and it was full. We settled for a tour of the house. Small with limited exhibits, but interesting for me who had not made it through "The Dubliners"...More

Thank karen S
Reviewed 23 June 2016

If you are a Joyce's follower visiting this place is like the cherry of the cake after walking around the city and to sandycove beach. During bloomsday they organise many events. I did a walking tour with them too. Enjoyed both.

Thank Claudia O
Reviewed 20 June 2016

I visited this attraction having never read any James Joyce. However, I still enjoyed this attraction. James was a very interesting and complex character who did not have a smooth ride to success. The historical context of his life was also set out so putting...More

Thank Rachel D
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Mary M
26 March 2017|
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
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!
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