The National Wax Museum Plus Dublin
- Ireland's only Wax Museum!
- Overview of Irish history through the ages from the Bronze Age up to present day Ireland
- See famous wax figures of Irish rock stars, sport stars, literary giants, and TV characters!
- Explore the Chamber of Horrors and the Fr. Ted room!
A Dublin Visitor Attraction like no other - Wax Museum
Located in the heart of Dublin City, The National Wax Museum Plus is an exciting and interactive visitor attraction. Noted as being one of the leading fun activity to do for families in Dublin, the attraction offers a museum experience like no other, and is perfect for all the family. Highlights of the Wax Museum include the the Writer’s Room, the Chamber of Horrors, and the Hall of Irish Legends.
Exciting Interactive Experience for all the family
The Wax Museum, spread across 3 floors and 13000 sq feet, has been designed to deliver an interactive experience taking you on a journey through Irish history, an enchanting children's zone of discovery; Ireland's scientific inventors, the Writer's room, Chamber of Horrors, a Green Screen video room, a recording studio, and all the exceptional life-like wax work characters you would expect at the national wax museum.
See wax figures of some of Ireland’s most famous writers - From Samuel Beckett to Oscar Wilde and learn about their influences over Ireland’s literary culture.
Get involved with the working of wax and bring your wax work experience to life through the Greenroom and superimpose yourself into a frame with your favourite character. Sing along with a band, or jump into a group photo! It’s a great way to share your trip to the National Wax Museum with your friends and family and it’s something to take home to remember, too.
Chamber of Horrors
If you’re brave enough to face your fears, the Chamber of Horrors in the basement of this historic building is home to some legendary creatures such as Dracula and Hannibal Lecter. Meet them for yourself and see just how spooky they really are…
History of the Wax Museum
Ireland’s first wax museum was set up in 1804 by the famous Madame Tussaud. It is now one of the most popular things to do for families in Dublin. It has moved from its original location on Granby road, to The Armoury building on College Green home to the former Central Bank of Ireland to O’Connell bridge where it remains today in the heart of Dublin.
Wax Museum Tickets
You can buy tickets for the Wax Museum directly from the National Wax Museum Plus website.
Getting To The Wax Museum Dublin
The National Wax Museum is located in the middle of Dublin City, on Westmoreland Street. From Temple Bar, the Museum is just 2 minutes.
Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
The DoDublin Hop-On Hop-Off Tour has a stop close to the National Wax Museum. Buy your ticket here.
From Trinity College Dublin, the Museum is located less than 150 metres away!
Many Dublin Bus routes pass very close to the National Wax Museum. For more information on Dublin Bus routes, visit dublinbus.ie
The Westmoreland Luas stop is at the front door of the Wax Museum!
Connolly and Tara Irish Rail Stations are located close to the National Wax Museum.