Dublin Writers' Museum
The Irish literary tradition is one of the most illustrious in the world. In 1991, the Dublin Writers' Museum was opened to house a history and celebration of literary Dublin. Situated in a magnificent 18th century mansion in the north city centre, the collection features the lives and works of Dublin's literary celebrities over the past three hundred years.
Swift and Sheridan, Shaw and Wilde, Yeats, Joyce and Beckett are among those presented through their books, letters, portraits and personal items. The splendidly restored Georgian house is a pleasure in itself with its sumptuous plasterwork and decorative stained-glass windows. The museum houses exhibitions and readings and has a special room devoted to children's literature.
Tara's Palace is one of Ireland's largest doll houses, built entirely by Irish craftsmen with furniture assembled from all over the world. The magnificent Gallery of Writers is an ideal setting for banquets and receptions while the modern lecture rooms meet the demands of the conference planner. Dublin is a famous city of writers and literature, and the Dublin Writers' Museum is an essential visit for anyone who wants to explore Dublin's immense literary heritage.
Location. 18 Parnell Street, Dublin 1.
Bus. 10, 11, 11a, 11b, 13, 13a, 16, 16a, 19, 19a.
Phone. +353 1 8722077
Fax. +353 1 6796033
Opening Hours. 10am-5pm Monday to Saturday.