Dublin Writers Museum, Dublin City
Dublin is famous as a city of writers and literature, and the Dublin Writers Museum is an essential visit for anyone who wants to discover, explore, or simply enjoy Dublin's immense literary heritage. At the Writers Museum, Dublin’s literary celebrities from the past three hundred years are brought to life through their books, letters, portraits and personal items.
Whatever you think you know about Irish literature, you’re sure to find something to astound and delight you at the Dublin Writers Museum. Did you know, for example, that Oscar Wilde was a promising pugilist during his days at Trinity College, and that Samuel Beckett, had he not turned out to be one of the most influential writers of the twentieth century, would also have made a name for himself in the TCD cricket first eleven ?
The building, a restored Georgian mansion on Parnell Square, is a treasure in itself. The sumptuous plasterwork in the first floor Gallery of Writers is worth a visit alone.
Temporary exhibitions and lunchtime theatre, a specialist bookshop, and a café make this compact and informative Museum all the more appealing to anyone interested in discovering more about Dublin’s immense literary heritage.
Add to Custom Tour
Create your very own Ireland tour with our Tailor Made Tours section. Once you've created an account and logged in, you can add your favourite attractions, accommodation and activities. And, when you're happy with your choices, just send them on to one of our Ireland experts and we'll design a custom itinerary and quote tailored just for you.
The Ireland Experience Self-Drive Tour 8 Days
Including some of Ireland's top attractions.
Starting from $947 pps
Dublin City Tour Self-Drive 4/5 Day
An action packed journey through Dublin's Fair City.
Starting from $732 pps
Traditional Pub & Folklore Self-Drive Tour 6 Days
Get acquainted with Ireland's culture and traditions.
Starting from $889 pps
Traditional Pub & Folklore Chauffeur Drive Tour 8 Days
Enjoy the best of Irish tradition.
Starting from $2,882 pps
Ancient Ireland Self-Drive Tour 6 Days
Adventure through Ireland's intriguing past.
Starting from $815 pps
The Ireland Experience Chauffeur Drive Tour 8 Days
See Ireland's best...
Starting from $3,356 pps
Traditional Pub & Folklore Chauffeur-Drive Tour 6 Days
Relax and enjoy the culture.
Starting from $2,260 pps
Ancient Ireland Chauffeur Drive Tour 6 Days
Take a quick visit through Ireland's intriguing past.
Starting from $2,140 pps
Traditional Pub & Folklore Self-Drive Tour 8 Days
Awaken your Celtic soul with Irish music and traditions.
Starting from $993 pps