Little Museum of Dublin - Guided Tour
The Little Museum of Dublin tells the fascinating story of Dublin throughout the 20th Century. Housed in a stunning Georgian townhouse on St. Stephen's Green, just off Grafton Street, the Little Museum is one of the best things to do in Dublin.
- The Little Museum of Dublin is included on Dublin's Leading Attraction Pass - the DoDublin Days Out Card!
- Dublin's Best Museum Experience
- Guided Tour by Little Museum Guides
- Stunning Georgian House
- Fascinating history of Dublin
- True story of Ireland’s capital, as seen through the eyes of Dubliners
A Dublin Museum
Launched in 2011, the museum has a collection of over 5000 artefacts - all sourced from a public appeal to Dubliners for historic objects.
Nominated for the European Museum of the Year, the Little Museum's guided tour will bring you through Dublin in the 20th century, and showcase the fascinating artfacts throughout.
From James Joyce to John F Kennedy, you will learn about some fantastic characters on the Museum's famous guided tours.
Guided Tour & Exhibitions
In addition to the wonderful guided tours, you will find high quality exhibitions at the Little Museum of Dublin. An exhibition on the museum's top floor pays homage to Ireland's greatest rock band. U2: Made in Dublin charts the story of the band over the last 40 years. This fan-made exhibition features musical rarities, memorabilia of signed albums, photography and gig tickets.
The exhibition was created by fans of the band along with some of Ireland’s best photographers and artists, as a tribute to U2 and a celebration of their roots in the local music scene of the 1970s.
Other exhibitions which the Little Museum of Dublin has had included The Wing's of Ireland, What's She Doing Here?, and Heffo's Army.
WHERE TO FIND THE LITTLE MUSEUM OF DUBLIN
The Little Museum of Dublin is centrally located close to Grafton Street at 15 St. Stephen's Green, Dublin.
Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
From Temple Bar, the Museum is 1.2km walking distance, about a 14 minute via South Great George's Street. Make sure to pop into George's Street Arcade, opened in 1881, it is Ireland's first purpose built shopping centre with a beautiful red brick facade.
If you wish to see Dublin City from another perspective, hop on a short term hire Dublin Bike bicycle which can be found close to the Little Museum. Enjoy a cycle around the historic area, and maybe plan a visit to the newly opened MoLI on the opposite side of St. Stephen's Green to Little Museum.
Many Dublin Bus routes run close to St. Stephen's Green so you can plan ahead with Dublin Bus.
Plan your journey with Luas. as there are a number of close stops nearby that will bring you to other areas on the Green Luas or to connect with the Red Luas route. Enjoy the view from a window seat as the Luas snakes its way through the city.
Another hidden gem that is situated only a stone throw away is MoLI - the Museum of Literature Ireland.