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Dublin Writers Museum

18-19 Parnell Square North, Dublin 1, Ireland
+353 1 872 2077
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Housing memorabilia of Ireland's most influential writers, the museum has a recording of James Joyce reading from "Anna Livia Plurabelle."
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  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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18-19 Parnell Square North, Dublin 1, Ireland
+353 1 872 2077
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Reviewed 2 days ago

How Does A Museum Display The Work Of Writers? They should follow the lead of the Dublin Writers's Museum. In addition to manuscripts and first editions and the usual writers' paraphernalia, the Dublin Writer's Museum has portraits--both traditional and modernist--authentic period furniture in a lovely...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have heard many people complaining about Dublin Writers Museum, either because it is small or it is boring. Personally, I strongly disagree. Panels were extremely interesting and I learnt a lot about Irish literature. Furthermore, getting to know more about Joyce, Wilde and Swift...More

Thank Michela C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So many Irish writers. So much to read in the museum. It is a quaint building with an interesting display of Irish writer's facts and treasurers. Read as much as you want and then continue on to the lovely Georgian library and rooms upstairs. Nice...More

Thank Debra W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There's a tremendous amount of material for the visitor to wade through and no fancy multi-media interpretation techniques... so it really does depend on the individual level of interest. What surprised us is that there did not seem to be any material about the literary...More

Thank plymouth
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

The kids asked if the people who work here want us to hate their jobs and want us to hate it too. Over priced two room analogue version of a Wikipedia page on what should really be a celebration of terrific Irish literally genius. Poorly...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 23 August 2017

If you are a reader, your future reading list will increase by the end of the walk thru tour. Make sure you use the audio guide (its free) as it adds a richness and depth to the pages and exhibitions. It's a quiet museum in...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Small but perfectly formed, a little nugget in buzzing, vibrant Dublin. A treasure trove for bibliophiles, this is a terrific museum for those with a literary bent. We loved it, but we are both big readers and owners of a house full of books. This...More

Thank DavidVictor01
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We decided to go here because we were on a trip to celebrate my daughters 18th birthday and she is heading to college to become a writer. You can't be in Dublin and not know the rich history of all the amazing story tellers and...More

Thank Ingrid J
Reviewed 3 August 2017

I can appreciate the reviews advising that it needs an update. It does need a lift to the first floor, otherwise disabled visitors are not getting the complete tour, and should be offered a discount. Having said that, the old fashioned display suits the subject...More

Thank hate-popups
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

The title says it all. Not bad, but a bit over-pricey. The audio tour is a must, otherwise you would just end up looking at a few books in display cases.

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27 August 2015|
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Response from Rosyg789 | Reviewed this property |
The website says it's 6.30 for seniors; adult price is 7.50.
10 May 2015|
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Response from Kemogby | Reviewed this property |
Yes €7.50 is the adult price you get a audio guide which talks a lot