Museums in Dublin

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Museums in Dublin

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  • Jade B
    1 contribution
    Adam was an excellent tour guide.. engaging and knowledgeable!
    We really enjoyed learning about the history of the prison thanks to Adam.
    He really made the tour and we all loved his enthusiasm!
    Written 22 February 2024
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  • JUST P
    1 contribution
    The tiny museum of Dublin is a wonderful experience. Besides being a whole lot of fun, it’s also really informative and humorous. Jenny was an amazing tour guide, she really made sure we all had a marvellous time. Everything about this museum screams that you need to visit it when you are in Dublin.
    Written 21 February 2024
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  • TheBearJack
    London, UK40 contributions
    I absolutely loved it here. The self-guided tour was great; got to spend all the time we wanted looking at the things we wanted to see.

    Really enjoyed the advertising section, alongside the brewing tour.

    We did the stoutie experience which was great.

    Spent a small fortune in the gift shop. Loved it.
    Written 16 February 2024
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  • Lisa
    Montepulciano, Italy3 contributions
    Andrew was charm itself and we definitely recommend the tour to anyone who is curious about history - it’s a fun and fascinating experience. At the tasting we received recommendations for types and brands of whiskey, depending on what we liked.
    Written 6 February 2024
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  • Joanne H
    Warrington, UK67 contributions
    We did the tour with Anna as our guide she was really informative and engaging. The tour was really interesting with loads of information and stories to keep you interested. Would highly recommend
    Written 20 February 2024
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  • Rogier N
    Leiden, The Netherlands939 contributions
    Thank god it’s not a tourist trap! And that’s mostly thanks to our tour guide Alan.
    We were lucky enough to take the tour with just Alan and the two of us.
    Alan is a lovely guy full of wit and a huge knowledge of the Irish music history and present.
    He is a tour guide with personal connection and stories to a lot of Irish artists.

    The museum is jampacked with perifernalia of the amazing rich Irish musical history. We were amazed how much music and bands we recognized and found out them to be Irish.

    The beauty of the museum is, we think, it is a working music business operation. During the tour we saw musicians, roadies, dancers and singers passing by!

    All in all; the best tour in Dublin and may be even one of the best tours we’ve ever had!! Go where the music takes you!
    Written 11 February 2024
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  • Shay F
    10 contributions
    A superb museum telling the story of Irish emigration. Top class interpretive centre in the vaults of the CHQ building.allow 2- 2 1/2 to experience the museum
    Written 6 February 2024
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  • Hlynch
    Ballymore Eustace, Ireland3 contributions
    For anyone interested in Irish history, this museum is well worth a visit. Leaving aside the exhibits (which are of great interest) the actual building architecture, mosaic flooring etc are marvelous (pure Victoriana) Exhibit highlights include the iron age gold jewellery and bog bodies, but second floor well worth a look with ancient clothing, shoes etc found in bogland perfectly preserved. Would be nice to have a cafe here again. Entrance is free (€5 donation suggested) Recommended.
    Written 3 February 2024
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  • kerrinmollysmom
    New York City, NY15 contributions
    Gillian was the most amazing tour guide ever. If you get her, you will be blessed to learn the history of 14 Henrietta St.! She is passionate and knows her stuff, and she will leave you with a sense of what it was like to have been a resident in one of the tenements. Her knowledge and reverence for the 100s of families that passed through the halls of the home leaves you feeling as if you were a part of it. Go see 14 Henrietta St and fingers crossed tho get Gillian!
    Written 22 February 2024
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  • RCH
    18 contributions
    Came in on our weekend away in Dublin.

    Popped in after a visit to the castle (which was disappointing).

    This was a small short and sweet visit. Some of the texts were fascinating and some of the artistry was beautiful.

    This may not tickle everyone’s fancy but worth the short trip
    Written 12 January 2024
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  • Gavin C
    Dublin, Ireland2 contributions
    Very good tour. Only criticism was that the tour guide referred to the President of Ireland as a "leprechaun" while showing us where he sits in the stadium during matches.

    As an irish man, this felt disrespectful given the GAAs roots.
    Written 18 February 2024
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  • TonyC8888
    5 contributions
    Had a great tour lead by Garaidh ?
    He was friendly, informative and very knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend a visit.
    Written 22 February 2024
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  • Shawn W
    Halifax, Canada9 contributions
    This Viking/Medieval Ireland museum is actually located in the leftmost section of Christ Church Cathedral. It combines aspects of a wax museum, archaeology exhibit and media presentation to give you an interactive look into what life was like back in those times. It's a big museum, covering a full 3 floors of the building. You can walk through and get the gist of it in about an hour, but if you want to read any of the information or take in the media presentations, you probably want to plan for 2. Definitely a worthwhile stop if you're into this type of thing.
    Written 18 November 2023
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  • permia
    Ireland40,803 contributions
    Beautifully fulfilling its title of Lavery on Location, a superb collection is shown.

    From France to Palm Springs and Monte Carlo to Morocco, Lavery an inveterate traveller wonderfully and evocatively captures the scene.

    France and particularly around Grez was a favoured destination and is reflected in works such as On a Bridge in Grez and An Afternoon Chat.

    Morocco features in great paintings, portraying the White City of Tangier. Croquet – A Group Portrait is a lovely canvas and shows the Scottish Clark Family at play.

    Windy Day from the first decade of the 1900s shows a woman walking on a Moroccan beach tightly holding onto her hat from the ceaseless wind cutting through the Straits of Gibraltor.

    These and many others are the perfect antidote to a cold wintertime.
    Written 10 January 2024
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  • Aoife
    11 contributions
    Bhain mé an sult as an turais seo! Fiú má bhfuil an stair ar eolas agat bhí go leor le fhoghlaim anseo! Go háirithe ó Seán, ár treorí! Bhí sé co deas and an eolas aige agus go léir tríd meán na Gaeilge! Bo cheart go mbeadh sé i gceannas ar na turais ar fad!! Go raibh míle maith agat Seán!!
    ~Aoife

    I had a great time on this tour! Even if you know the history there was loads to learn here! Especially from Seán, our guide! He was very kind and knowledgeable and the tour completely through Gaeilge! He should be in charge of every tour!! Thank you so much Seán!!
    ~Aoife
    Written 3 February 2024
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