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The Little Museum of Dublin
Dublin City, Co. Dublin
Family friendly
Rainy days
Visit The Little Museum of Dublin pop-up museum for a welcome to Dublin City you will never forget. Their famous 29-minute guided tours are a celebration of great Irish storytelling. You will learn about their history, laugh a lot and meet some of the friendliest people in the world's friendliest city. Please book ahead to avoid disappointment, as the pop-up museum is smaller than the main museum, which is currently closed for renovations.

Hear interesting facts and stories in the company of friendly experts at The Little Museum of Dublin on St Stephen’s Green, in Dublin City. From the visit of Queen Victoria to the global worldwide success of Irish rock band U2, this quirky and intimate museum is bursting with amazing things to discover. The museum’s collection was created by public donation and is an eclectic mix of objects you will not find anywhere else.

You will meet some remarkable characters on one of their daily guided tours, from James Joyce to John F. Kennedy. The museum tours are given throughout the day, however most of the tours can sell out very quickly and it is advised to pre-book online where possible.

Take one of their bespoke guided tours and explore outside of the museum walls like, the 'Women's History of Ireland Tour' celebrating the role of women in Irish history. 'The Green Mile Tour' is an insightful walking tour around the beautiful St Stephen's Green. 'The Writers of Dublin Walking Tour' is where you meet and hear the writer's stories or book the 'Tour in French' and enjoy a very personal tour with the museum's director Trevor White.

The whole family will enjoy ‘The Big Little Treasure Hunt’, a great source of outdoor entertainment without leaving St Stephen’s Green. A fun filled adventure through time and space around Dublin’s Georgian square.

Why we like it
  • Discover the interesting history of Dublin in a Georgian townhouse on St Stephen's Green.
  • The museum's collection is unique and quirky as all the pieces were donated by the public.
  • Tripadvisor Travellers' Choice Award Winner in 2020.
Tips from locals

Take a leisurely stroll through St Stephen's Green. A Victorian, urban park with landscaped gardens and surrounded by iconic Georgian architecture. It is immortalised in James Joyce's 'Ulysses'.

Tips from locals

A short stroll away is MoLI - a museum of literature with superb exhibitions on display in the historic UCD Newman House on St Stephen's Green.

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Contact details
33 Pembroke Street Lower, Dublin 2, D02 FK06, Ireland
Visit duration

We recommend 1 to 1.5 hours here.

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