This was a very informative, interesting, and haunting tour. Several locals highly recommend, rightly so. This Victorian jail holds many ghosts. This is a highlight that gives some insight to the troubling history of Ireland.
About Kilmainham Gaol
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Admittedly, I am an avowed history buff with a particularly keen interest in the Easter Rising and War of Independence so this was undoubtedly the highlight of my time in Dublin. You must book in advance and take the tour that is offered but it...More
We were sort of tired when taking the tour since we had just flown in (overnight) then battled the traffic. But our tour guide was great and very responsive to our questions. Our attention petered out before we could get all the way through museum...More
Staff very imformative. Make sure you book in advance. We just turned up after using the hop on/hop off bus and had to wait a few hours for a tour and only them got on the short tour. Easy to book online in advance.
The guided tour was a must, in order to learn the history and main points about the gaol. The museum offered some excellent information about Irish history, and about the people who'd been imprisoned here. Upstairs you'll find clean bathrooms and a nice coffee shop...More
Everyone spoke of this as a must see and while worthwhile, I had no idea it was so far from city center. I arrived late for my required pre arranged tour, but the staff were very nice about the situation. It took me a good...More
Really awesome tour with so much history that connects to the present! The museum is top notch also. Make the effort to book ahead and secure a spot so you don't have to chance it!