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The Irish Rock 'N' Roll Museum Experience

Curved Street | Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 635 1993
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Must visit for any music fans

This is a guided tour and you get to see everything from rehearsal rooms, to back stage to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Steve B
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Hidden gem!

My son and I traveled to Ireland last summer and stumbled across this hidden gem while in Temple... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kristi S
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The Irish Rock 'N' Roll Museum Experience tells the story of the Irish music scene with a tour of a working music venue & recording facilities in Temple Bar.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“phil lynott” (29 reviews)
“irish music” (34 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 05:30, 11:00 - 17:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Curved Street | Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland
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+353 1 635 1993
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a guided tour and you get to see everything from rehearsal rooms, to back stage to recording studios. Great collection of memorabilia from various bands along with a great collection of Phil Lynott guitars and mementos. Probably the best visit of our 2...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 5 days ago

My son and I traveled to Ireland last summer and stumbled across this hidden gem while in Temple Bar. We were greeted by Laura, our tour guide and she was great! She has quite a bit of knowledge and great stories. The museum is an...More

Thank Kristi S
BrianWax1, Manager at The Irish Rock 'N' Roll Museum Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hey Kristi, Thank you so much for remembering to review us. We're delighted you had a great time with your son! Laura's one of our greatest tourguides and we hope you got to see some cool bands walking about. If you got some pics be...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We were met by a guide who behaved like he didn't like us and didn't want us around. We didn't feel welcome. Expected more from place like this.More

Thank Linn V
BrianWax1, Manager at The Irish Rock 'N' Roll Museum Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Linn, We're very surprised and sorry that you had this experience at our Museum based on our usual feedback and the high standards of our tours. We would really like to investigate this further, so if possible could you email marketing@irishrocknrollmuseum.com with information about...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

This was one of my favourite places to visit on my trip, but as a U2 fan I may be biased. I'm a pretty big U2 and this was essentially my Graceland and I was not disappointed. Although U2 is a big part of Irish...More

Thank Cynthia J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was awesome. Goosebumps walking through and seeing all the memorabilia and hearing stories of the musicians that have been there. Would have spent a few hundred euro I reckon in the shop if it was bigger.More

Thank seanellicott
BrianWax1, Manager at The Irish Rock 'N' Roll Museum Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hey Sean, Thanks for taking the time to review us and we're delighted you had so much fun with us. We're particularly happy with the goosebumps comment as we're delighted we can showcase the strong musical heritage Ireland has to show. We hope you bought...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very enjoyable place to be and a nice break from pubs, restaurants and "classic" museums. Within 1 hour you get nice picture of Irish music heritage, including such as U2, Thin Lizzy, Sinead, Enya and many others. The tour woudn't be so fun, if not...More

Thank MaciejWwa
BrianWax1, Manager at The Irish Rock 'N' Roll Museum Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey MaciejWwa, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We're delighted you had some fun and learned some Irish Music History. Laura, is one of our finest guides, but don't let her know we said that for her ego haha! We'll add another...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very entertaining. Probably Not interesting for the young. But good for music lovers . Tour guide Dave was great.More

Thank Mario C
BrianWax1, Manager at The Irish Rock 'N' Roll Museum Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Mario, Thanks for taking the time to review us. We're delighted Dave treated you to a great rock n roll history of the place. If you got any pictures of your visit be sure to tag us as we love seeing people rocking out...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really great Irish music experience right in the middle of Temple Bar. Fun, informative and interactive. From the Bono, to Thin Lizzy it was a great find!More

Thank FlynnEst1985
BrianWax1, Manager at The Irish Rock 'N' Roll Museum Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hye FlynnEst1985, Thanks for taking the time to review us! We're delighted you had a great time with us and that you learned something new about Irish Music. If you got any photos be sure to share with #IrishRockMuseum as we love seeing people rocking...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Note: I am a huge music fan and have a particular affection for Thin Lizzy, so this place was on the top of my list. Great tour (very very charming tour guide) and had great fun seeing artifacts of Dublin rock scene. Best part: impromptu...More

Thank R M
BrianWax1, Manager at The Irish Rock 'N' Roll Museum Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey RM, Thanks for taking the time to review and we're delighted you had fun with us, particularly with the impromptu jam session! We hope you enjoyed the Thin Lizzy part as well! Sure, just book in with Temple Lane Rehearsals and you can play...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really fascinating tour of the museum and working studios and venue. Very excitable tour guide who knew her stuff and brilliantly guided us through all the exhibits. I never realised just how many brilliant artists come from these shores. Good interactive things too - you...More

Thank Phil D
BrianWax1, Manager at The Irish Rock 'N' Roll Museum Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey Phil, Thanks for taking the time to review us. One part of our tour is not wheelchair accessible unfortunately, due to the nature of the building. We do however provide a limited tour at a discounted price for those in wheelchairs upon request. We're...More

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Hayley K
23 August 2017|
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Response from BrianWax1 | Property representative |
Hi Hayley, Unfortunately the gift shop is part of our tour so we can only provide access to those taking the tour. Kind regards, The Management
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Hayley K
23 August 2017|
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Response from mholla25 | Reviewed this property |
gift shop was at the end but im sure if you ask they will be helpful.
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quarryking
12 April 2016|
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Response from Andrew D | Reviewed this property |
Ours was a little over an hour but it was just us so we took as much time as we wanted.
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