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The Icon Factory & The Icon Walk

Opens in 25 min: 11:00 - 18:00
Open today: 11:00 - 18:00
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A Must visit, vieraile ihmeessä!

This small art shop is a must visit. If you're planning to buy some souvenirs or just art do it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Perttu O
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This place is a destination

This is small local must-see art shop. It's mostly pop art featuring Irish icons. The staff is... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
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2 weeks ago
“A Must visit, vieraile ihmeessä!”
27 Oct 2017
“This place is a destination”
The Icon Factory is a non-profit charity that is staffed by contemporary artists and passionate volunteers. It is affiliated with the Icon Walk, a free open-air cultural installation which celebrates Irish culture and heritage. The images of the...more
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 18:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
3 Aston Place | Temple Bar, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 86 202 4533
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Reviewed 17 February 2015

I didn't actually go into the shop, but am writing here today about the art that is on the buildings in the immediate are by the Icon Factory which I think the volunteers of said establishment are responsible. Myself and my daughter spente half an...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This small art shop is a must visit. If you're planning to buy some souvenirs or just art do it here. Art is done by local artists and they also sell it by them selves. Super nice place to see and nice to buy some...More

Thank Perttu O
Reviewed 27 October 2017

This is small local must-see art shop. It's mostly pop art featuring Irish icons. The staff is terrific. The prices are reasonable and the art quite unique. The art even flow out from this store into the surrounding streets with large murals of all kinds...More

2  Thank subterranean_jack
Reviewed 24 September 2017

After checking Tripadvisor to see what attractions were near us, I discovered that The Icon Factory was literally around the corner from our hotel and even extended to the exterior walls of our hotel. The store itself pales when compared to the artworks that adorn...More

Thank Toni G
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I loved this and learned so much about the history of Irish culture. Writing, music, fashion, sport etc are covered in this lovely, quirky, street-based museum piece that pays tribute to many of Ireland's cultural icons. Informative and engaging with some great murals/art to accompany....More

Thank dughall
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We stumbled across this little treasure whilst on a trek to visit The Brazen Head. Set off the south bank of the Liffey, the Icon Factory is set in narrow streets that were once a hub of 'questionable' activities in the city. A lot of...More

1  Thank macscooth
Reviewed 2 August 2016

While in the Temple Bar, my wife and I took a short cut though a side street and suddenly noticed walls of murals that celebrated authors and other artists. This is a project of something called "The Icon Factory," and you should make a point...More

Thank willgal
Reviewed 1 July 2016

You wouldn't believe how few Dubliners even know this exists. I stumbled upon The Icon Walk recently and I love it. A series of panels/murals celebrating Irish icons (writers, musicians, sport stars). It is well worth a look but watch out as there can be...More

Thank davidghalpin
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Well I just saw the previous Tripadvisor comments. My experience yesterday was simply disgusting! Temple Bar Saturday at 1pm was throbbing. Music could be heard and there was s big crowd outside the nearest pub - and a lovely sunny day. My objective was to...More

Thank A228
Reviewed 3 February 2016

This is a fantastic little place in the heart of Dublin, in the Templebar district. It has a gallery which contains some wonderful works from new Irish artists, which I know will interest a lot of people. But what most people don't know (including myself...More

Thank declyons
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

After viewing the Icon Walk in Temple Bar, we chatted with Aga who has her own art studio at Icon Factory. She is so sweet and her art is wonderful. She'll even sign her work for you. Wonderful experience and great for getting souvenirs that...More

2  Thank Natalie F
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