Tara's Palace and Museum of Childhood, Enniskerry

3.8
#9 of 10 in Historic Sites in County Wicklow
Castle Specialty Museum
Enter the magical world of dolls and fairies and admire hundreds of miniatures at Tara's Palace and Museum of Childhood. With its rich collection of tiny models, furniture, dolls, and dollhouses created by some of the world's most renowned craftsmen, the museum appeals to both kids and adults. The highlight of the collection is without a doubt the famous Tara's Palace, the 22-room masterpiece dollhouse that took over two decades to build. Every miniature piece of furniture in the palace is a work of art, and some are hundreds of years old. The funds that the museum raises through admission fees are used to help children's charity programs throughout Ireland. Our Enniskerry itinerary maker makes visiting Tara's Palace and Museum of Childhood and other Enniskerry attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • My son really enjoyed exploring all the displays. Worth the money and all proceeds support different charities that help children.  more »
  • Situated within Powerscourt Estate and entry fee is 8 euros concession ticket. It houses bears, dolls, dolls' houses and various toys. It is a charity and most of the items have been donated. One of t...  more »
  • The dolls’ house exhibit is well worth a visit and the staff are very knowledgeable about all they have on display - a large house with many rooms and several other toy collections.  more »
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  • A lovely trip down memory lane
  • Has to be seen to be believed. Wonderful little museum full of priceless miniatures. A must see if you are in the Dublin or Wicklow area.

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