Tara's Palace and Museum of Childhood, Enniskerry

Categories: Castles, Specialty Museums, Museums, Tourist Spots
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4.1/5 based on 40+ reviews on the web
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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  • We visited Tara's Palace as part of our trip to Powerscourt Garden, it was well worth the small extra charge. A truly delightful doll's house with other wonderful memories of childhood. 
  • When we went in there was no one in the shop so we walked into the exhibition area to enquire and got shouted at - you can't come in you have to pay! At which we politely said no thank you and left. A...  read more »
  • This was quite the treat! Memories of our childhood and those of our ancestors. Exquisite display of antique christening gowns. The doll house is priceless. 
  • 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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