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This is really more than just about revenue but a great insight into key historical events in... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
Imeacht
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Ireland
Interesting small free museum at the Dublin Castle

Who would have ever thought to go into a Revenue Museum. Well it is worth your time. There is a lot... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2018
Tvler8
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St. Albert, Canada
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12 Dec 2018
“Hidden Gem”
17 Oct 2018
“Interesting small free museum at the Dublin Castle”
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

This is really more than just about revenue but a great insight into key historical events in Ireland Who was the only UK civil servant to perish during the war of independence? How did German reparations feature in our first annual accounts? etc. It won't...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Imeacht
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Who would have ever thought to go into a Revenue Museum. Well it is worth your time. There is a lot of history in this tiny museum.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tvler8
Reviewed 9 May 2017

The Revenue Museum is located on the opposite side of the Dublin Castle entrance. We just happened upon it while looking for the DC entrance. It has displays of tax collecting and the things people try not to have taxed. It probably takes 15 -...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank ChristopherF
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

The museum was free. Theme was the taxes. Past machines, tax history, old money samples to be seen. Confiscated illegal items which were smuggled into the country and then taxed. Yep...interesting!

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Humorous look at the Irish tax system through the ages- and it was free. We went in just before the curators lunch and he came up to us and said he was having his lunch and would shut the doors but not to rush and...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank cyclecrazy
Reviewed 13 April 2016

The "tax man" is perhaps one of nature's least loved human beings but this little museum casts a humorous eye upon his activities over the centuries. The museum is filled with unusual artifacts - all of which are very well explained. Between 20 and 30...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank 007FitzJames
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Interesting enough sounding option for your visit to Dublin, most of us spend our lives dealing with these people in our various countries around the world, if that is what rocks your boat when you come to the Emerald Isle to get away from it...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Theycallitmadness
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

We stumbled across this museum and enjoyed having a look around. It is quite small but there is quite a lot to see and read. It only takes maybe 30 minutes to look at everything but if you wanted to be there longer you could....More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Emily R
Reviewed 1 November 2015

Lots to read and lots to learn. Thoroughly enjoyed spend about half an hour in this museum and free to the public.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Alexcw
Reviewed 19 September 2015

This is a gem. Tucked away behind Dublin Castle and on the way to the Chester Beatty it is often overlooked. But what a find. Take a look back to the days of stills and illegal whiskey, stamps from the old stamping building and lots...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank harvardlegal
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