Little Museum of Dublin
Admission to the museum is by guided tour, with tours starting on the hour, every hour. Guides lead visitors around three floors of exhibitions, explaining the significance of the artifact on show. Free entry to the museum is included with some Dublin sightseeing passes and as part of some hop-on hop-off city bus tours.
Other tours, including one focusing on the role of women in Dublin’s history and a walking tour of nearby St. Stephen’s Green, are also organized by the museum. Only museum members, who pay a yearly fee, can wander the museum independently.
Things to Know Before You Go
The Little Museum of Dublin is a must for anyone who wants a deeper understanding of the city.
A café is situated in the basement of the museum.
The museum has cloakroom facilities where you can leave umbrellas, strollers, coats, and bags.
The museum is not wheelchair-accessible.
How to Get There
The Little Museum of Dublin is situated on the north side of St. Stephen’s Green in Dublin city center, just a 2-minute stroll from the south end of Grafton Street. Both St. Stephen’s Green and Dawson Street Luas tram stops are less than five minutes away on foot.
When to Get There
The Little Museum of Dublin is busiest on weekends from June to August. Though the museum is popular, restrictions on tour numbers combat crowding. If you plan on visiting in summer, book ahead to ensure you get a spot.
Highlights of the Little Museum
The Little Museum of Dublin recounts key chapters from the city’s 20th-century history. Among the standout exhibits is the personal collection of Alfie Byrne, the most popular Lord Mayor of Dublin.The U2: Made in Dublin exhibition chronicles the story of the band over four decades and includes everything from photographs and signed albums to rare recordings and a Trabant car, while theEditor’s Room exhibit focuses on theIrish Times, one of Ireland’s leading newspapers.
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