Explore the 1916 Easter Rising and Modern Irish History

The GPO (General Post Office) is one of Ireland’s most famous buildings and the award-winning GPO Museum is a must-see on any visit to Dublin. Witness Ireland’s history from revolution to modern times dramatically unfold before your eyes!

The building was the headquarters of the 1916 Easter Rising which set in motion a chain of events which would ultimately lead to the creation of the Irish Republic. Key moments that shaped Ireland’s history are brought to life through electronic touch screens, film, video, audio-visual booths, sound and authentic artefacts.

  • Read the 1916 proclamation – one of the most important documents of modern Irish history
  • Experience eye witness accounts of the dramatic events
  • Observe authentic artefacts of the era
  • Retail gift store

Opening Times

Tuesday to Saturday 10:00–17:00
Last admission 1 hr before closing
Closed Public Holidays & December 24th


Admission Rates:

Adult: €15.00
Child (over 5 years) from: €7.50
Student: €12.00
Seniors (65+): €12.00

Book online here

Useful Information

Check out the range of facilities, services, accessibility, and other useful information.

Self-guided Visit
Audio guides in English, Irish, French, German, Spanish & Italian

Retail gift store on-site

Multi-storey car parks available nearby

ACCESSIBILITY: Disabled access throughout

Getting There

O’Connell Street, Dublin City Centre

Public Transport
Luas: (Red) Abbey Street; (Green) O’Connell-gPO / Marlborough
Dart: Connolly
Bus: See dublinbus.ie

Map Location: 53.349528, -6.260603
Contact GPO Museum

O’Connell Street, Dublin City, Ireland

Eircode: D01 F5P2
T: +353 (0)1 872 1916
W: www.gpowitnesshistory.ie
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