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GPO & GPO Witness History Visitor Centre

General Post Office O'Connell Street Lower | Dublin 1, Dublin D01 F5P2, Ireland
+353 1 872 1916
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GPO Witness History is a brand new permanent visitor attraction located in the historical and iconic GPO building on O'Connell Street, Dublin. This highly interactive and spectacular visitor attraction focuses on the 1916 rising, the aftermath of this rebellion and also how Ireland has developed since. Experience the events from an eyewitness perspective of active participants on both sides and bystanders caught in the middle. This engaging and interactive experience brings history to life though electronic touch screens, video, audio visual booths, sound and authentic artifacts - many previously unseen. Relax afterwards in the café and browse the gift shop which overlooks the courtyard. This iconic venue is also available for private functions and events. Opens from 10am Monday-Saturday & 12pm on Sunday. Our Last Entry is 4.30PM - The centre stays open until 5.30PM.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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General Post Office O'Connell Street Lower | Dublin 1, Dublin D01 F5P2, Ireland
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+353 1 872 1916
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Extremely interactive and delivers the complexities of the 1916 rising in an easily digestible and interesting way. This is a new favourite for sure!

Thank Katie B
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Well set-out and VERY interesting. Only taught about the attack on the GPO in history at school. Having visited, I now know there was far more to it, so much so that I came home with a very interesting book, and aim to keep delving...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

It is a little pricey at €14 per adult for the actual exhibition itself. But interesting none the less

Thank Melanie O
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Entry was very easy. Audio tour very helpful for understanding exhibit. Surprised how long we were there it was very entertaining

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Was utterly dissapointed with the GPO. Kids were looking forward to visit as Irish history. Paid €38 for family entry and it was crap!!!! Static display that was totally boring, took the kids 15 min and wanted out. I think they need to either reduce...More

Thank Jon L
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Reviewed 5 days ago

While we were having dinner one evening in Dublin, a gentlemen recommend the GPO and I'm so glad we went. The short film allows you to feel like you where at the GPO during the rebellion in 1916. Just the film alone makes going to...More

Thank Steve A
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We'd one into the General Post Office (GPO) building in search of stamps, and postcards to send back to Canada. Instead, wet found a well done historical presentation which provided us with information I'm sure we would need have learned, at all, during our 2...More

Thank Grimsbybud
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent museum with great displays in this building the focus of the rebellion against the British in 1916. Spent a long time reading all the information and watching videos of the rebellion. Very informative and a must if like me your school neglected to tell...More

Thank Malcolm W
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John H, Manager at GPO & GPO Witness History Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Malcolm, Thanks for taking the time to post your comments, we really appreciate it. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit. Regards John

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Did not take the official tour as my cousin was an excellent guide. The displays were excellent and informative. Especially liked the focus on the role played by women during 1916. Incredible to see how crude the arms were in those days. The 15 minute...More

Thank Mary M
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John H, Manager at GPO & GPO Witness History Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Mary, Thanks for taking the time to review your experience with us and we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit. Regards John

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a worthy concept, and it is interesting to commemorate the Rising exactly where the HQ was situated. I was disappointed with the lack of authentic artifacts, the guns and uniforms were all replicas. The approach taken seemed lacking in pride - it was...More

Thank Ronan O
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TeresaB25
June 9, 2018|
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Response from Ciara O | Property representative |
Hi Teresa, Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We have requested a change to the times however it will take 5 days for this to come into affect. I don't know how they changed in the first place! Our opening... More
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Dawn C
May 12, 2018|
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Hi Dawn, With a Groupon you don't need to book. Just be sure to bring your vouchers with you when you visit. Kind regards, Ciara
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January 22, 2018|
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Hi Carole, Thanks for your communication. Yes we can certainly facilitate that. Regards John
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