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James Joyce Cultural Centre

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Address: 35 N. Great George's St., Dublin 1, Ireland
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This cultural center promotes the study of Joyce's work and is housed in a...

This cultural center promotes the study of Joyce's work and is housed in a beautiful 18th-century Georgian mansion.

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"One place to see all"

Popped in here on Wednesday and set comfortably to immerse and hear about James Joyce.Given a great short talk that I could relate too so much. Then taking the time to walk around... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 June 2016
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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

Popped in here on Wednesday and set comfortably to immerse and hear about James Joyce.Given a great short talk that I could relate too so much. Then taking the time to walk around the centre in its simplicity brought me back to a different time.Its surely one place to see all that is Joycean.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

Have visited James Joyce Cultural Centre . Very interesting exhibition . Many good photographs of Joyce , time tables and tableaux. On the ground floor a nice little bookstore.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015

I visited the James Joyce Cultural Centre and was a bit disappointed. The exhibition on the top floor is tiny and did not tell me anything I didn't yet know. The house has no relation to James Joyce or his family. There are some nice photographs and some film footage you can watch. The only thing of real interest is... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

The James Joyce centre is easy to get to and is set in a lovely old building. Not a great deal to see though - note it's a centre rather than a museum. Top floor has a few displays (some interactive) and a video, 2nd floor has two rooms set up for talks with a few nice paintings and drawings,... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

The very competent guides make the walks organised by the centre very worthwhile. Check their homepage for dates! We have been on both tours and they were absolute highlights. Grab a book, as well. Some of them are very reasonable!

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Busan, South Korea
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015

Five Euros entrance fee. Good exhibitions on Ulysses and The Dead. A three-storey building but most of the goods are on the top floor. The garden features more artwork about Ulysses and the actual door from 7 Eccles Street.

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Ithaca, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

Someone else wrote that this trip is a must for the Joycean -- I agree! It was part of our itinerary on our literary tour and one of the texts we were reading was Ulysses. The Ulysses exhibit was excellent and added amazingly to our appreciation of Dublin in the context of the book. I would recommend a visit to... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

This was something of a must-visit for me, as a reader of Joyce for many years. That said, the Centre doesn't have all that much to share-- some of Paul Leon's furniture, a copy of a Joyce death mask, and-- the highlight-- the original door from #7 Eccles Street. We stayed for the thee enjoyable films (one was largely a... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Being a fan of J. Joyce, I could not miss the place when in Dublin. Interesting atmosphere, great photos.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

The main emphasis was on the walking tours which are very expensive. The maps are good with Blue JJs depicting main centres from Ulysses.

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