Had a very passionate tour guide very keen to tell us how evil the English were. The prison is amazing to be inside and the museum is deeply informative. Absolutely worth a visit.
About Kilmainham Gaol
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Excellent tour! Our tour guide Adam was AMAZING!! Really captured the essence of the history of the place. Definitely recommend making reservations ahead of time. Easy to get to on the public bus or the Green hop-on-off bus. Worth a visit!
In Dublin for a couple of days, I'd opted for one of the hop-on/hop-off bus tours - which conveniently had a stop at the Gaol. On arrival, I didn't find staff particularly welcoming - one person at the main door with a rather obstructive nature....More
We learned so much about the history of Dublin during the tour! Don't miss it! Make sure you get your tickets ahead of time. Otherwise, they have 150 reserve tickets available when they open at 9, for times through out the day.
The jail tour was well worth the trip. The long history of this place, and its place in Irish history is explained by their well informed guides. Do know, however, that you need a ticket to get in for a specific tour, so book ahead...More
We all really enjoy our tour and learned so much from our very knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide, Sean. You really feel the history of this place and the museum that you can visit after the tour is worth doing do. It's certainly one attraction that...More
My wife and I visited Kilmainham Goal in August 2017. Make sure you book your tickets online in advance or you are not likely to get it. The history is amazing and the tour guides are top notch. Plan for about two hours or you...More
As described in all the travel books, this was really a scary place when you think back to when it was used. the guide who did our tour was excellent. His descriptions were readily visioned . You could almost see the prisoners in their misery....More
A must for anyone wanting to get a feel for what Irish men & women endured during English occupation and how that treatment of political, as-well-as common law breaking people (some pre-teens), helped turn the feelings of everyday people and united a nation to throw...More