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Address: O'Connell St., Dublin 1, Ireland
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+353 1 705 7000
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During Ireland's battle for independence against the British, this building...

During Ireland's battle for independence against the British, this building was used as a fort by Irish rebel troops.

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Witnessing history

Their exhibition is fantastic. They live up to the promise that once you cross the GPO's doors, you will be able to "witness history". It is an award-winning exhibition about the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Their exhibition is fantastic. They live up to the promise that once you cross the GPO's doors, you will be able to "witness history". It is an award-winning exhibition about the 1916 Easter Rising and it's very easy to tell why they won the prize.

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Thank Maurício B
Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I just wanted to buy stamps for a couple of postals. Office is open on Saturday until 3 p.m., the guys who are attending are helpful and nice

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A lot of information is covered, with some overlap and a few gaps about the later wars. But overall worth a visit if you are interested in the 1916 rebellion.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An amazing museum tour of the history of this iconic building and City. It is worth paying a little extra to gain the headset to guide and inform you around this informative an emotive tour. Excellent museum tour as my daughters of nine and ten were fascinated from start to finish. We spent two and half hours throughout the main... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is nicely done and gives the visitor a detailed view of the events of Easter week, 1916. Reservations are required and this avoids crowding, and is well done.

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Glenside, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of our first but still one of our most moving experiences in Ireland. I put my finger in a bullet hole and I felt grateful for the men and women who defied British rule even when they knew it was a losing cause. The exhibit inside was new and quite excellent. It gives you the big picture... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

2016 was the 100th anniversary of Ireland's first major armed uprising against British rule, eventually leading to freedom and the creation of the Republic of Ireland. The information and exhibits were informative and well laid out. Plus, there is an excellent gift shop with an adjoining cafeteria that serves very good food and includes an open air patio where I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Catch a real piece of Irish history seeing the birthplace of the Irish Republic. They have not left much damage from the Easter Rising as the place was blow to pieces but the atmosphere is still there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots to see and read.interesting film and excellent displays.fills in the gaps in my knowledge of this period in history helpful staff.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited around Christmastime so there were lots of decorations. I loved the old fashioned feel of the decorations. It really matched the old decor of the place. Really a beautiful place. Can imagine it's a lovely place to work.

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