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GPO & GPO Witness History Visitor Centre

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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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...more
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O'Connell Street, Dublin D01 F5P2, Ireland
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Reviewed today

This place was fascinating. You can listen or just read. So much information about The Easter uprising including bullet holes in the columns out front.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank seeingspots
Reviewed yesterday

The GPO is one of my very favorite places in all of Ireland because of its importance to Irish history. The sense of history just standing inside it is incredible. I was in Dublin in 2016 to help celebrate the centennial of the Easter Rising....More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank KatMin
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

During my first day in Dublin I visited the GPO and GPO Witness History Visitor Centre on the recommendation of family who were there last year. They told me it was a “not to miss” spot. I am so glad that I followed their suggestion....More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Vicki B
Reviewed 5 days ago

This museum has a surprisingly good exhibition explaining the events that led up to the Easter Rebellion of 1916. It gives its protagonists credit without glorifying them. I liked the video panels with expert commentary.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank masha_mirabela
JohnH8985, Sales & Marketing Manager at GPO & GPO Witness History Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi masha_mirabela, Thanks for taking the time to post your comments, we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit.. Regards John

Reviewed 5 days ago

I took a self guided tour with audio guide. Museum has many different exponats related to 1916 Easter Rising, while the audio guide gives insights into people, events and things related to it. There's also a 16 minute movie which reenacts events during 1916 Easter...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Zvonko_Zagreb
JohnH8985, Sales & Marketing Manager at GPO & GPO Witness History Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

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

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Before visiting the GPO I did not know anything about the Easter Uprising. Now I know a bit about it. Easy to follow layout with a lot of audiovisual

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Andrew2220
JohnH8985, Sales & Marketing Manager at GPO & GPO Witness History Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

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

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must! Can do a self guided tour and take your time. I would do this again! Put it on your list!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Jack K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited here with my boyfriend, he is Irish and I’m English so he wanted to visit this place due to his interest in this period of history, I wanted to as I admit to knowing very little about the GPO. Both of us enjoyed...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Emma B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very easy to understand and follow if you didn't know anything about 1916 you after a half an hour there

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Dee K
JohnH8985, Sales & Marketing Manager at GPO & GPO Witness History Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

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

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great exhibition giving a great insight in Ireland around 1916. This is a super snapshot for anyone interested in learning about the Easter Rising.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank TonyB786
JohnH8985, Sales & Marketing Manager at GPO & GPO Witness History Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Tony, 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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Triciagrogan
December 15, 2018|
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Response from Wilda T | Reviewed this property |
That I don't know for sure, I just bought my ticket when I was there. Sorry
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STEPH23059
December 6, 2018|
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Response from Annemarie B | Reviewed this property |
I purchased my ticket just before entering, on location. Be sure to watch the mini video's, as you do they finally explain the importance of the uprising, to the future success in the home rule. Enjoy your visit, and Merry... More
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TeresaB25
June 9, 2018|
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Response from GPOCiara | 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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