James Joyce Cultural Centre, Dublin

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While on vacation in Dublin, use the opportunity to learn about the city's history and get a glimpse of one of the nation's most beloved figures at James Joyce Cultural Centre. The authenticly restored 18th-century townhouse housing the museum is a historic artifact in and of itself. Even though James Joyce never lived here, this used to be the seat of the dance school run by Denis J. Maginni, whom the author immortalized in "Ulysses." Learn about Joyce's life and works through a myriad of interactive displays and authentic items, and take a tour of the writer's reconstructed study. To gain an even more in-depth knowledge of the world that inspired the novelist, book a walking tour of the city organized by the museum. Put James Joyce Cultural Centre at the forefront of your travel plans using our Dublin vacation planner.
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  • It was Joyce's House in Dublin, then that alone justifies the visit, by the mere pleasure of being there. The House is displayed continuously video about the life and work of Joyce. There is a room that, although replica of another House and town, shows the environment in which he wrote much of your masterful work, Ulysses.
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  • The Centre is small but well maintained, tells several stories about James Joyce and shows including your small apartment where he lived with his family.
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  • We visited this lovely house that has been turned into a small museum and cultural center honoring Joyce. The upstairs has a room with three short documentary films that are quite good. It also has fu...  more »
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  • I went for a special event. A talk with the editor of "Joyce and the law" the place it's lovely. Have not taken their tour as if yet.
  • The James Joyce centre is in North great George's Street Dublin is to commemorate James Joyce a nice place to go to
  • This Victorian building, restored ,as much as possible in the manner of it's time, is now the functioning heart of James Joyce culture in Dublin. Restored by a group led by the late Ken Monaghan, a nephew of Joyce, the Centre hosts cultural and literary events around the great writer and his works. These include walks around areas relevant to Joyce's novel Ulysses, talks and lectures
  • Bit disappointing, the highlight was the door from Eccles street that's on loan. More information on display should be good.
  • For people visiting the city on a short break or holiday definitely a destination that shouldn't be missed right in the centre of historical Georgian Dublin a hidden gem most Dubs or Irish don't know about
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