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Revenue Museum

Chapel Royal | Dublin Castle, Dublin, Ireland
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Hard to knock a free museum

The Revenue Museum is located on the opposite side of the Dublin Castle entrance. We just happened... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
ChristopherF
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Baltimore
Small but worth seeing.

The museum was free. Theme was the taxes. Past machines, tax history, old money samples to be... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Hirlsa H
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Munich, Germany
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9 May 2017
“Hard to knock a free museum”
23 Mar 2017
“I had never visited a Tax Museum before! And it was free!”
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Chapel Royal | Dublin Castle, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

The Revenue Museum is located on the opposite side of the Dublin Castle entrance. We just happened upon it while looking for the DC entrance. It has displays of tax collecting and the things people try not to have taxed. It probably takes 15 -...More

Thank ChristopherF
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

The museum was free. Theme was the taxes. Past machines, tax history, old money samples to be seen. Confiscated illegal items which were smuggled into the country and then taxed. Yep...interesting!

1  Thank Hirlsa H
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Humorous look at the Irish tax system through the ages- and it was free. We went in just before the curators lunch and he came up to us and said he was having his lunch and would shut the doors but not to rush and...More

Thank cyclecrazy
Reviewed 13 April 2016

The "tax man" is perhaps one of nature's least loved human beings but this little museum casts a humorous eye upon his activities over the centuries. The museum is filled with unusual artifacts - all of which are very well explained. Between 20 and 30...More

Thank 007FitzJames
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Interesting enough sounding option for your visit to Dublin, most of us spend our lives dealing with these people in our various countries around the world, if that is what rocks your boat when you come to the Emerald Isle to get away from it...More

Thank Theycallitmadness
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

We stumbled across this museum and enjoyed having a look around. It is quite small but there is quite a lot to see and read. It only takes maybe 30 minutes to look at everything but if you wanted to be there longer you could....More

Thank Emily R
Reviewed 1 November 2015

Lots to read and lots to learn. Thoroughly enjoyed spend about half an hour in this museum and free to the public.

Thank Alexloveseatingout
Reviewed 20 September 2015

This is a gem. Tucked away behind Dublin Castle and on the way to the Chester Beatty it is often overlooked. But what a find. Take a look back to the days of stills and illegal whiskey, stamps from the old stamping building and lots...More

Thank harvardlegal
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

We stumbled across this museum on our way to the Beatty Library. It was free and interesting. Who would counterfeit Head and Shoulder's!

Thank Chouette222
Reviewed 12 December 2014

Easy to find but most people just walk past the door on their way to the famous Chester Beatty Library, which is also located in the heart of Dublin Castle. The Revenue Museum has some great exhibits, all clearly labelled and annotated. I particularly liked...More

1  Thank OBrien86
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