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Address: O'Connell St., Dublin 1, Ireland
Phone Number: +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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Very Informative Tour

The tour highlighting the 1916 Rising was very informative. Interesting and well done displays. The tour was about an hour long with a live guide. The tour included headsets... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Ashton, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The tour highlighting the 1916 Rising was very informative. Interesting and well done displays. The tour was about an hour long with a live guide. The tour included headsets, which made it easy to hear the guide.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very insightful into the rising of 1916, found the layout quite disorganised but the short documentary was interesting.

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County Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We took the guided tour word Ciara and enjoyed our trip down memory lane while in Dublin This is a trip we should have done earlier this year but every person in Dublin should get there at some time in the next year or two

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Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Visited the 1916 commemoration display on a recent trip to Dublin. Was very insightful with so much research done. Loads of interactive exhibits and a superb 3D video depicting the entire Easter rising. Would be great for anyone looking information on Irish history

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I sent a package home. This place is massive from the outside and you can't miss it. It's on the main street going N and S. Staff were extremely friendly.

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Glenrothes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the architecture, sculpture and period stone structure. Ma dad loved the views and accessible for wheelchair

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was by far the best museum we visited in Ireland. It did a wonderful job of explaining recent Irish history. The museum has been open less than one year.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an excellent exhibition and portrays with the aid of a number of different mediums what it was to be in Dublin during the Easter Rising of 1916. The venue is very particular as this building was the rebel headquarters and during the major action had many of the major rebel participants. Signatories of the Irish Proclamation were here... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I just love to visit the GPO, I brought my children to the 1916 celebrations here, both in the GPO itself and on O'Connell Street just outside! More recently I was there just under two weeks ago. We went into Dublin to visit the Henry Street lights being turned on, and, you can't visit that end of Dublin without walking... More 

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The general post office is one of the iconic buildings in Dublin. The Christmas displays were definitely worth a visit.

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