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The Little Museum of Dublin

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Address: 15 St. Stephen's Green, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 1 661 1000
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Description: If you want to discover the story of Dublin in just half an hour, visit...
If you want to discover the story of Dublin in just half an hour, visit the Little Museum today. Our guided tours – on the hour, every hour – offer a short, entertaining introduction to Irish history. The museum is housed in a landmark Georgian building on St Stephen's Green in the very centre of Dublin – and we are open every day.
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The Smithsonian inside a house!

This is the neatest, cleanest, best tended museum I have ever visited. If you enjoy Dublin you will love this. Some very significant exhibits mixed with the little everyday... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

This is the neatest, cleanest, best tended museum I have ever visited. If you enjoy Dublin you will love this. Some very significant exhibits mixed with the little everyday details of life that really tell history as it was. It is not a jumble but it IS eclectic. A very interesting presentation from one of the incredibly enthusiastic guides, clearly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Visited here on a Monday morning. I had read the reviews on TA so was expecting this to be quite good. We had an informative male guide and enjoyed the tour. The top floor is mainly themed to U2 which was a real contrast to some of the quirky and varied exhibits in the rest of the building. We spent... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

You must take the tour which starts on the hour was funny and interesting, with some of the stranger history items on show. The U2 room on the top floor was an added bonus, and the Christy Brown exhibition which was on at the time was fascinating. although only 3 floors, we stayed over 90mins.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

In addition to the U2 and the 20th Century Dublin items, don't miss Dear Christy, The Christy Brown Exhibition. The amazing story of Christy Brown, who was born with severe cerebral palsy, and only able to use his left foot but with it wa able to become and artist and writer. His memoir, My Left Foot, was made into an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

A lovely little gem (which is free entry if you use the green tour buses, otherwise 7 euros). Had some great little touches in it about life in Dublin over the years with some key highlights: Irish Times, U2 exhibit, a people's exhibit (all donated by locals), tribute to Christy Brown (My Left Foot author). It was easy to get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

There's a lot of history to discover in the little museum of Dublin. It's best if you wait for the guide (ask at the counter) so you get everything explained. Helen was just amazing, gave us a lot of information and interesting details on the history, James Joyce and the current situation. It's totally worth a visit, also for U2... More 

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Angela D, Manager at The Little Museum of Dublin, responded to this review

Thanks for your really lovely review and 5 stars. U2 do rock, they have a special place in the hearts of Dubliners, particularly those like me who saw them in a local market back in the 70s!! Doing our tour with a guide is the best way to see the LMoD as it explains some of the artefacts which we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Loved the tour which took us through the history of Dublin using stories and the photos on the wall. Many photos, prints, and posters of important events and people. Decade by decade info & highlights line the wall as you proceed upstairs. Dublin artists, writers, and musicians are prominent. Spent just over an hour.

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Angela D, Manager at The Little Museum of Dublin, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Delighted you enjoyed the LMoD experience with the artefacts donated by the people of Dublin. More 

Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Though it's quite small, with a tour guide you'll learn many interesting things about all of the exhibits on display. I've really enjoyed myself there. Nice and interesting souvenirs to take home with you. I've booked the private tour first, but it was only an evening before and therefore they couldn't accomodate me right away at opening time, but I... More 

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Angela D, Manager at The Little Museum of Dublin, responded to this review

Thanks for the 5 star review. We appreciate it and your recommendation. We do our very best to make the visitor experience as pleasant and interesting as possible. Because we are small, we put in the extra effort to make you smile! Because our building was built in 1776 we have to work hard to keep it sparkling. Thank you... More 

tampa, fl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

With young children, and my in laws, in from Georgia and everyone cranky and still jetlagged, we showed up here thinking at least it was small. IT WAS GREAT! Super friendly staff, even got a lesson in contemporary Irish politics! Enchanting.

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Angela D, Manager at The Little Museum of Dublin, responded to this review

Well ~WOW~ right back at you!! Delighted you all so enjoyed it and that the LMoD worked for everyone, those full of sweetness and light and the cranky jet lagged ones, not to mention the in laws. We appreciate the 5 stars and recommendation. Thanks. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

My friends and I went to visit the Little Museum of Dublin after going to the larger museums in town. The tour guide was AMAZING (I'm afraid I missed her name). She did a great job of explaining the history of Dublin and Ireland. There is so much to look at in this small little museum.

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Angela D, Manager at The Little Museum of Dublin, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and review. We are delighted you had such a good time. One small query, what could we have done to get 5 stars? Just sayin' More 

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