Dublin Writers Museum, Dublin

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Celebrate Ireland's rich literary history at Dublin Writers Museum, which features exhibitions on James Joyce, George Bernard Shaw, William Butler Yeats, and Patrick Pearse, among many others. Take a look at this nation's illustrious world of writing from a Dubliner's perspective. Visit the expansive museum, which opened in 1991 and is housed in a beautiful 18th-century home. Walk through the gallery, library, and rooms displaying artifacts and memorabilia from Ireland's most beloved writers. You'll have the opportunity to listen to an authentic recording of Joyce reading excerpts from "Anne Livia Plurabelle." Put Dublin Writers Museum into our Dublin holiday planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Around the turn of the 20th century, Dublin produced some of the world's great writers. Oscar Wilde wowed with his quick wit and clever satires of British upper class Victorian society. William Butler...  more »
  • Gave interesting info on all the well-known, and some lesser known, Irish writers, in chronological order, starting by telling us about the oral tradition. I learned things I didn't know and if you ar...  more »
  • Fantastic little museum. Beautiful building, interesting exhibits surrounding many Irish writers ( including Joyce, Wilde, Stoker etc.), lovely staff - in general makes a great visit! :)  more »
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  • This museum is very informative and well-organized. The artifacts alone are worth the trip.
  • Great museum if you would like to learn something about the history of Dubliner writers.
  • Nice museum if you are interested on the Irish writer's history, but doesn't worth the 7,50 euro they charge you.
  • Awesome place for budding writers
  • Amazing experience for who loves books like me