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GPO & GPO Witness History Visitor Centre

O'Connell St Lower | Dublin 1, Dublin D01 F5P2, Ireland
+353 1 872 1916
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GPO Witness History is a brand new permanent visitor attraction located in the historical and iconic GPO building on O'Connell Street, Dublin. This highly interactive and spectacular visitor attraction focuses on the 1916 rising, the aftermath of this rebellion and also how Ireland has developed since. Experience the events from an eyewitness perspective of active participants on both sides and bystanders caught in the middle. This engaging and interactive experience brings history to life though electronic touch screens, video, audio visual booths, sound and authentic artifacts - many previously unseen. Relax afterwards in the café and browse the gift shop which overlooks the courtyard. This iconic venue is also available for private functions and events. Our Last Entry is 4.30PM - The centre stays open until 5.30PM.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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“post office” (269 reviews)
“bullet holes” (122 reviews)
“easter rising” (240 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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O'Connell St Lower | Dublin 1, Dublin D01 F5P2, Ireland
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+353 1 872 1916
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We enjoyed the exhibition very much. At the end of it there is a lovely cafe. The man serving the food was very helpful and keen to make exactly the sandwich we wanted. He was delightful!:

1  Thank Carolyn C
John H, Sales & Marketing Manager at GPO & GPO Witness History Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear Carolyn , Thanks for your review and I have passed on your comments to our cafe. Regards John

Reviewed 5 days ago

We had bought tickets in advance but could have bought onsite. It wasn't too busy. The amount of information was perfect - enough detail to be informative and not too much to be overwhelming. There's a nice mix of video, interactive tablets, artifacts, etc. It...More

Thank aamaya81
John H, Sales & Marketing Manager at GPO & GPO Witness History Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear aamaya81, Thanks for your review and we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us. Regards John

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Have to admit I knew little about this event before visiting and came away with a better understanding. Takes about an hour to go through museum and watch 20 minute video of a reacting of the events, some amateurish for a film, but understandable. Too...More

Thank MySeaBiscuit13
John H, Sales & Marketing Manager at GPO & GPO Witness History Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear MySeaBiscuit13, Thanks for taking the time to review and I appreciate your comments. Regards John

Reviewed 6 days ago

My partner described the layout of this visitor attraction as 'chaotic'. There really should be a clear route rather than a free-form approach. One reason for the suggestion is that most visitors will not possess a high level of awareness and, therefore, need to be...More

Thank plymouth
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent depiction of the Easter rising, and explanation of various perspectives, you will understand a lot more after going here, very good

Thank LilwenLlewellyn
John H, Sales & Marketing Manager at GPO & GPO Witness History Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear LilwenLlewellyn, Thanks for taking the time to post your comments, we really appreciate it. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit. Regards John

Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I arrived more than hour before the guided tour and decided to have a look around the exhibition on our own. We all found it so interesting that we decided to wait and pay for the tour. Our tour guide was excellent...More

Thank Nuala G
John H, Sales & Marketing Manager at GPO & GPO Witness History Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Nuala, I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit, thanks for taking the time to post a review. Regards John

Reviewed 1 week ago

Free tour, and plenty of history dotted all around the building. Extremely pleasant guides to answer any questions you may have.

Thank Teenzone
John H, Sales & Marketing Manager at GPO & GPO Witness History Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Teenzone, Thanks for taking the time to post your comments, we really appreciate it. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit. Regards John

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I dropped by here on a whim and I am glad we did. The GPO (General Post Office) is the main post office in Dublin and was a key location for the events and people of the Easter Rising. As you enter...More

Thank Melvin R
John H, Sales & Marketing Manager at GPO & GPO Witness History Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Melvin, Thanks for your communication and we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit. Regards John

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I thought it was really well done. It's not very big but it covers all the history in an easy to absorb way.

Thank zee52
Ciara O, Social Media Supervisor at GPO & GPO Witness History Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Zee, Thank you for your review, we appreciate you taking the time! We are happy to hear you enjoyed our movie, we love it! Kind regards, Ciara

Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a family historian, my husband's grandfathers were involved in 1916 and 1921 uprisings, so this exhibition was a must visit for me. Guided tour of 1 hr for 16 Euros, good insight into the background.

Thank JKavanagh2013
Ciara O, Social Media Supervisor at GPO & GPO Witness History Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi J Kavanagh, Thank you for taking the time to leave us this review, we really appreciate it! Kind regards, Ciara

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floodsa
29 May 2017|
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Response from Ciara O | Property representative |
Hi Floodsa, We offer guided tour at 11am and 2pm weekdays at a charge of €16 per adult and €12 per student or senior. At the weekends we offer guided tours at the same times but an additional one at 3.30pm at the same cost... More
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20 May 2017|
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Response from Ciara O | Property representative |
Hi ontheroadagn7 , the visit is normally self guided but we also offer guided tours throughout the year and the frequency depends on the time of year. Currently we offer guided tours on weekdays at 2 pm and on weekends at 2... More
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dax R
4 January 2017|
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Response from John H | Property representative |
Dear dax R, thanks for your enquiry, we offer Spanish audio guides which cost €1 per audio guide in addition to the entrance fee. Regards John
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