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Dublin Writers Museum

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Housing memorabilia of Ireland's most influential writers, the museum has a recording of James Joyce reading from "Anna Livia Plurabelle."
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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18-19 Parnell Square North, Dublin 1, Ireland
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

I definitely appreciated this literary museum, as a big fan of Irish literature. The overall set-up is pretty simple. They have cases with artifacts relevant to different Irish writers over the past few centuries, explanations about the writers above the cases, and an audio guide...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Molly M
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

It’s a nice museum if you want to dive in Irish literature. Especially the first two rooms are full of information! But that’s actually it. The place is outdated and old. Personnel is very friendly!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Very informative museum. Only consists of three rooms though. We arrived at 12 and were told at 12.59 that they were closing in a few minutes but not on arrival! We had virtually finished looking around but was disappointed we might not have seen everything...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

This museum was a disappointment because there were too many exhibits crowded into small spaces, the poor lighting made the explanatory texts difficult to read, the audio helping aids were a distraction, and I wanted more about living Irish authors and literary culture. They should...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Ireland has 4 Nobel Prize Winning Authors, you think they’d wanna showcase their work more nicely. The front desk man was also very rude. Still, good stuff and audio tour was interesting.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Beautiful building. Even though I am not well versed on Irish authors it was still interesting to read up on them because many of the authors pop back up all over Ireland, no matter where you venture to so it was good to learn a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

My 15yo chose this as a "must see" and was very happy. The free audio guide definitely added to the written info with the displays.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Janine M
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

I think this museum would be better closed and reorganized. The building need a reconditionation and the different writer's stuff and audio guide explanations sometimes are absolutely boring. I've visited other countries writer's museums and their are much better them this one. Moreover, I can't...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

As a writer myself, I had to pay a visit to Dublin Writers Museum. It is a treasure trove of famous Irish writers' memorabilia, from personal belongings to books first editions (for example Bram Stokers' Dracula) and theatre programmes (for example Oscar Wilde's). I recommend...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank paolaenergya
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Because of my interest in the written word we took a trip to the Writers Museum as part of the Dublin Pass. I was impressed that their audio tour is free as many attractions cash in on this facility. The exhibits are well set out....More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Dorsn
27 August 2015|
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Response from Rosyg789 | Reviewed this property |
The website says it's 6.30 for seniors; adult price is 7.50.
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RKCa
10 May 2015|
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Response from Kemogby | Reviewed this property |
Yes €7.50 is the adult price you get a audio guide which talks a lot
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