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This museum is very interesting and entertaining. HOWEVER, I paid a full price entry d they did not inform me that the exhibition rooms were full. I did the entire museum in an hour and did not get to see the exhibition rooms.
It was a pleasure to visit this quiet little museum, where you can browse the exhibits in peace - it has the air of a place not too many people know about. It provides a good overview of Irish literature and its various historical phases,...More
For a small museum tucked away in Dublin, the amount of information and artifacts in this place is INCREDIBLE. I had allotted just two hours and found myself rushing through by the end - I'll definitely be back! They go beyond Joyce and Yeats to...More
I was so looking forward to visiting here as I studied Scottish and Irish literature at university. However, there really is not a lot to it. Displays are disappointing and uninspiring. There is a wealth of talent in Irish writing and it deserves to be...More
The Dublin Writer's Museum was a great find. An interesting audio guide leads you along the lives of several generations of Irish writers. Their lives give some context to their written work. Veru engaging. Much better than the Joyce Museum a few blocks away
This is an understated treasure trove. Ultra reasonable admission, and simply beautifully put together. Marvelously curated, marvelous notes, a stunning backdrop of the Georgian mansion. A really strikingly comprehensive narrative of the arc of Irish writing, from the earliest days to the present, and a...More
Went because it was right next to the Hugh Lane Gallery and it was covered by the Dublin pass. You get a free audio guide that has a lot of information on it and I found myself sitting down next to the display cases to...More
Two rooms of uninspiring, amateurish displays in a dirty, ramshackle building, parts of which are so rundown and dilapidated that it looks like an abandoned asylum. The fact that the “museum” doesn’t have its own website should have been a warning of what awaited me....More