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Totally underrated museum

This museum is in Rathfarnham Dublin which places it off the usual tourist trails. The sad part is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kevin W
Ardee, Ireland
Lovely Free Walk Around The Pearse Museum

We had a lovely walk around the Pearse Museum, garden's and park in Rathfarnham. The admission is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ciaran M
Dublin, Ireland
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Saint Enda's Park The Hermitage Grange Road | Rathfarnham, Dublin 16, Ireland
+353 1 493 4208
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is in Rathfarnham Dublin which places it off the usual tourist trails. The sad part is that this is a beautiful location and wonderful place to visit. Why they do not link a trip to Kilmainham Jail with here baffles me. It is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely walk around the Pearse Museum, garden's and park in Rathfarnham. The admission is free, and it is well thought out, interesting, with a lot of added extras ( bee keeping, and there was also a Halloween display when we went). It...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ciaran M
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Wonderfully placed in a grand house originally known as The Hermitage which was built for Edward Hudson, the State Dentist. Padraig Pearse found it while exploring sites associated with Robert Emmet, who was an important political influence on him. James Pearse, their father, was English...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank permia
Reviewed 15 April 2018

The sober Georgian house contains an excellent museum. The atmosphere of Pierce's time is conveyed well and it is strange to us in many ways: a mixture of Edwardian respectability and mystical nationalism.The museum is free and worth repeated visits. There are often art exhibitions...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank paulnaessens66
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Interesting to visit the school and home, an insight into the lives of the Pearce family. Exhibition is well done and thought provoking. Bonus is that you get to chat to enthusiastic staff on front desk, who are a wealth of knowledge ..... offering fascinating...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Great museum and park. But awful café. Over 6 euro for coffee and soggy old (no longer crispy) rice crispy square.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

My visit to the Pearse museum was long over due. My love of this nations history has lead me on a journey of discovery. This museum offers an insight into the Pearses. Their lives are described in a simple yet interesting way. Pearse is made...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Feargal C
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

This visit was one of sentimental and historical importance for me as my great grand uncle taught physical education here back when it was a school pre 1916 It is an amazing building set in amazingly kept grounds and is free entry well worth a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Conor01
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Everytime I have visitors, the first port of call is the Pearse Museum. It is a step into the past with wonderful artefacts and illustrations of a time gone by which throw a spotlight onto that enigmatic hero, Padraic Pearse and the Insurrection. The downstairs...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank gmullan
Reviewed 2 June 2017

I discvered the Pearse Museum and St Enda's Park only last year - a wonderful find. Free of charge to enter this museum with many exhibits from the Pearse family including roll books of when Padraig Pearse set up his bi-lingual school before the 1916...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Response from rosempearse | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the 16 towards Balinteer. There is a stop by the entrance gate. Just ask the driver. The house is open every day except Christmas Day.