Dublin Writers Museum, Dublin

3.5
#24 of 65 in Museums in Dublin
Celebrate Ireland's rich literary history at Dublin Writers Museum, which features exhibitions on James Joyce, George Bernard Shaw, William Butler Yeats, and Patrick Pearse, among many others. Take a look at this nation's illustrious world of writing from a Dubliner's perspective. Visit the expansive museum, which opened in 1991 and is housed in a beautiful 18th-century home. Walk through the gallery, library, and rooms displaying artifacts and memorabilia from Ireland's most beloved writers. You'll have the opportunity to listen to an authentic recording of Joyce reading excerpts from "Anne Livia Plurabelle." See Dublin Writers Museum and all Dublin has to offer by arranging your trip with our Dublin road trip planner.
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  • Small but full of information on the many great Dublin writers. Its a must for those interested in Irish literature  more »
  • A cute little museum with lots of information on Irish writers I didn’t know anything about. Beautiful portraits alongside writings and books too.  more »
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  • English literature students who have read their History of Literature books thoroughly, may not benefit much from this museum. The pros however include early copies of famous works displayed here and the paintings of rare painters. The audio guide is a great help. The the curator is a jolly person with a good sense of humour.
  • Turned up today at opening time. They were closed. Their security staff had not bothered to turn up. Told to return at half past. I did. Staff told me to go away, in a manner that was very unfriendly and rude. As if I were a hindrance, coming to see the museum. Gave one star, as it might be a nice museum. Staff don't care enough to turn up so I didn't see the inside.
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