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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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Dublin May 2015

Actually it is called the James Joyce Centre located at 35 North Great George's St. The center provides a discount with a US student ID. Informative exhibits about James Joyce and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 May 2015
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Roseville, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

I had yet to read any James Joyce before coming to Dublin, but the Cultural Centre convinced me of the importance of this great author! The museum is small, so it doesn't take more than an hour to enjoy.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2015

Actually it is called the James Joyce Centre located at 35 North Great George's St. The center provides a discount with a US student ID. Informative exhibits about James Joyce and in the back garden, the door to 7 Eccles St.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2015

For all those who respect James Joyce for his contribution to Irish and world literature, the Centre also makes it clear that he was a major factor in changing the way we actually see and think about ourselves, and as such was a writer of massive modern impact, even if you haven't read Ulysses!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2015

If you're a James Joyce fan, or just interested in the history Dublin and it's relation to writers, this is the place to visit. Joyce was a genius, and this centre is dedicated to that genius. The staff is extremely knowledgeable and friendly. Very clean, spacious and well-organized, with a nice gift store. The centre offers amazing insight into the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2015

I´ve visited the James Joyce Cultural Center with no expectations, but in the end i´ve found a beautifull building in a very historical street, and defenitely get in. There´s a reproduction of one of Joyce´s room in the third floor and some touchscreens for you to know all the information, not just about the author, but all that time in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015 via mobile

James Joyce's work is something I never actually bothered to read before writing the exams at uni as it is totally from a different time and continent as my own but as an English teacher I felt compelled to do something literary while in Dublin. It was incredibly interesting and I feel compelled to go read James Joyce after this.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2014

Worth a visit, if you are a Joyce fan or are interested in his work. The exhibit and the documentaries are excellent, with a clear focus on Ulysses.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2014

liked this gentle museum. didnt like all the pictures on the stairs - but that is just me, i cannot stop on stairs. lots to see and consider

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2014

We are amongst the 90 percent who have a copy of Ulysses but have never read it. So we wanted to know more. Yes, he never lived here - but then for most of Joyce's professional life he lived in Paris. Take the audio tour included in the entrance price. It gives a good insight into what influenced his life... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

As a fan of James Joyce I enjoyed finding out a bit more about his time in Dublin given most of his writing is set in Dublin even though he lived in self imposed exile for most of his life.

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