Dublin Writers Museum is an essential visit for anyone who wants to discover, explore or simply enjoy Dublin’s immense literary heritage.

The Irish literary tradition is one of the most illustrious in the world, famous for four Nobel Prize Winners and for many other writers of international renown.

In 1991, the Dublin Writers Museum was opened to house a history and celebration of literary Dublin. Situated in a magnificent 18th Century mansion in the north city centre, the collection features the lives and works of Dublin’s literary celebrities over the past three hundred years. The museum holds exhibitions, lunchtime theatre and readings and has a special room devoted to children’s literature. Dublin Writers Museum is an essential visit for anyone who wants to discover, explore or simply enjoy Dublin’s immense literary heritage.

Highlights
  • Regular exhibitions, lunchtime theatre and readings
  • Museum collection features the lives and works of Dublin’s literary celebrities
  • Special room devoted to children’s literature.
Open Year Round

Opening Times:

January to December inclusive
Monday to Saturday 09.45 to 16.45
Sun & Bank Holidays: 11.00 to 16.30

Closed during Christmas

Prices

Admission Prices 2019:

Adult: €7.50
Senior (aged 65+): €6.30
Student (with valid ID): €6.30
Child (Under 12 years): €4.70
Family (2 Adults & 3 Children U12): €20.00

Useful Information

Tours available in French, German, Italian, Spanish and Dutch.
City Centre Parking: on-street pay & display.

Public Transport:

Bus: 1, 10, 11, 9, 13, 13A, 16
Luas (Green): Parnell
DART: Connolly

Getting There

In the heart of Dublin City, just
5 minutes walk from O’Connell St

Map Location: 53.354411, -6.264039
Contact Dublin Writers Museum

18 Parnell Square North, Dublin 1, Ireland


T: +353 (0)1 872 2077
W: www.writersmuseum.com
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