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National Wax Museum Plus - TEMPORARILY CLOSED

Neighbourhood: South City Centre
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Address: The Armory Foster Place | Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland
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+353 1 671 8373
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10:00 - 19:00
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The National Wax Museum Plus is currently closed and is set to re-open...

The National Wax Museum Plus is currently closed and is set to re-open Spring of 2017. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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The museum was great but the location seemed bit grim and rough so glad i didn't visit with my children as right outside was a bloke injecting himself with drugs n asking for money

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Jenna D
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum was great but the location seemed bit grim and rough so glad i didn't visit with my children as right outside was a bloke injecting himself with drugs n asking for money

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Overijse
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found this place not quite worth the entrance fee, saw everything in about an hour. They do have a part just for children that looked like ik might be fun.

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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

I came to this place on Aug. 26/16, after taking the hop-on, hop-off bus around it's loop and coming back to this place and I used my Dublin pass to get in which is the better way to deal with these attractions and cheaper to. I walked in and showed my pass and the lady gave me a reciept and... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This museum would be great for kids! All of the rooms have small buttons that you press for a commentary. This commentary is not just a historical speech though, it takes on the role of a character. At the moment they have a Halloween section which was a little scary, even for me.

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

I took the kids there for an afternoon. It's an activity that takes no more than an hour/hour and a half. Expensive enough to get in. Easy to find. One of the music mixing tables was broken, which was disappointing

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County Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We loved our visit to the wax museum and enjoyed the experience Great spot on a wet day Quality is top class and staff very friendly

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Thank Pat M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Had a great time. Absolutely love the scary rooms!! Took many photos. Try get the discount cards available at the hostels; you get 10% off.

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Essex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Some of the exhibits are downstairs in the basement and there is even a halloween themed area which is sure to give you a fright! There is disabled access throughout which I thought was great.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Four of us visited on a visit to Dublin. The waxworks are interesting but much of the display is in a dark basement. The children's area is very limited and I would not recommend for young children. There is an interesting area about scientists although not in wax. The information boards are in very small writing and quite hard to... More 

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Billingham-on-Tees, null, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

A good few hours out, interesting learning Irish history but some rooms are small so if a few other visitors turn up as your listening to the information and looking at the wax models it can be cramped and you have to rush out before hearing all the recording. Overall a pleasant afternoons visit in the warm.

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