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Number Twenty Nine - Georgian House Museum

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Address: 29 Fitzwilliam Street Lower, Dublin 2, Ireland
Phone Number: 35317026163
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An interesting peek into early 19th Century domesticity

My impression is that No. 29 is not among the more well known of Dublin's museums; our cabbie wasn't famiiar with it. In fact we weren't even sure we'd arrived, until we saw the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My impression is that No. 29 is not among the more well known of Dublin's museums; our cabbie wasn't famiiar with it. In fact we weren't even sure we'd arrived, until we saw the sign on the fence. Entry is via the external stairs and through the below-street-level door. On that floor was the video room, tea room, and baggage... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Food was excellent but very very small portions and little vegetables . The dessert as to day for. Wine was expensive. It was worth a try but I would not be running back again. If you are going don't ask for the third floor the stairs are winding and narrow and we Ladies had to take out shoes off... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit... gives you a feel for how the upper class people lived in Georgian dublin.. tour guides full on interesting story's and facts... there is also a video room, book shop and a cafe... the coffee is excellent also.. :)

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County Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a memorable visit, The Beatty family lived here from 1794 for a few years, there is a short DVD on arrival to get the feel of the tour, all rooms are on view with period furniture & fittings, from the basement/housekeepers room to family entertaining & children's & governess rooms. Admission is 6 Euro with consessions for OAP/students... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Georgian house was totally rebuilt in its original style by the Irish Electricity Supply Board in the 1960's and is decorated with items of the era on loan from the Irish national museum. Take a guided tour if you want to gain a full appreciation of what living in Dublin was like in the 1700's. The guides are very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Interesting little museum, guided tour was good but ruined slightly as a group of foreign students wouldn't stop talking, staff were helpful and did eventually ask them to leave. Well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

I got there just in time: last admission in July is at 4.30 pm, quite early I think. 6 euro for an adult. You start with a quite explanatory, easy to understand video ( in English, but with English subtitles making it easier to follow) and the visit all the different floors of the house by yourself, reading the information... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

a Georgian house put together very well. from basement to bedrooms very authentic. so good to know and see how the people lived in Georgian times

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Well worth the visit - interesting to see how the house would have been all those years ago.. Doesn't take long and self guided tour round the house. Visited using our Dublin tour pass so entry was included in the overall cost of the pass.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

What a great find, Dublin's Georgian house museum NUMBER TWENTY NINE. 4 floors of original architecture and fittings from 1790-1820. Very interesting to see a town house worked.

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