Avoid the crowds and explore Irish history in peace on this Book of Kells and Dublin Castle exterior tour. Visit the Trinity College Library, home to the famous Book of Kells—widely considered among the most important of all Ireland’s ancient treasures. Listen as your guide brings medieval Ireland to life, shedding light on the Book of Kells’ profound historical significance. Afterward, enjoy a guided walking tour around Dublin Castle’s mighty exterior. Visit the gardens and yards, and learn of the castle’s role as court, fortress, treasury, and jail.
Enjoy a quicker entrance to one of Dublin's top attractions with this skip the line pass to the Guinness Storehouse. Enjoy seven floors of Guinness history and memorabilia and learn why this dark brew is one of Ireland's favorites. Learn about the beer's 1759 roots and enjoy an included pint at the Gravity Bar, where you can catch incredible views of the city down below.
Skip the line and experience the age-old tradition of Ireland's Guinness brew during this connoisseur taste experience at the Guinness Storehouse. Spend time in the luxurious bar and enjoy a guided tasting session with samples of several Guinness blends. Choose your favorite and enjoy a pint with a view at the Gravity Bar. Once you're finished, explore the museum at your leisure and learn about the history of one of Ireland's favorite beers. This tour option is perfect for beer-lovers who want to experience the best of Dublin's darkest brews.
Travel back in time to the darkened days of Victorian Dublin during a 1.5-hour waling tour of the Glasnevin Cemetery, winner of the coveted TripAdvisor Certificate of excellence in 2014. With a knowledgeable guide, absorb the tranquil atmosphere of the area as you stroll past headstones belonging to fascinating Irish characters. Hear entertaining anecdotes surrounding the thieves, rebels, authors and politicians laid to rest in the cemetery, and then visit the museum to enrich your knowledge further. Receive discounts on gift shop purchases and café refreshments after your enriching tour.
Enrich your knowledge of Ireland’s diaspora and its history of emigration with this skip-the-line admission ticket to the EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum experience. This attraction in Dublin, Ireland, is a self-guided tour of 20 galleries, which utilize cutting-edge technology for an immersive experience. Dive deep into Ireland’s immigration period, seeing stories brought to life of why people left Ireland, the struggles they had along the way, where they went, and how they've changed the world.
Take advantage of skip-the-line entry privileges to Dublin's popular Guinness Storehouse. This Signature Package allows you to breeze past the crowds and explore the storehouse and museum at your own pace. Take home a gift package including a 3D fridge magnet and a Guinness Dublin Pint Glass in a presentation gift box. Complimentary pint of Guinness included.
Discover the history of Irish whiskey during a tour of the captivating Irish Whiskey Museum experience. Delve into the origins of the amber nectar and enrich your knowledge of the beloved drink’s development and progression throughout the ages. Listen to anecdotes surrounding Ireland’s industrial heritage and examine the interactive and insightful exhibits in the galleries. Conclude your tour by pleasuring your palate with complimentary whiskey samples, or upgrade to enjoy premium ages whiskey and select a souvenir of your choice. Receive the tailored attention of your guide on this personalized tour.
This 1-hour tour of Teeling Whiskey Distillery in Dublin offers a behind-the-scenes look at one of the only operational distilleries in the city. Learn about the whiskey-making process as your guide takes you through the barrel rooms and distillery areas to learn more about the single-malt, small-batch, and single-grain whiskeys made here. Plus, at the end of your tour, sample Teeling Whiskey before grabbing a marker and signing the walls of the hip hangout area near the gift shop.
Students of history certainly know about the revolutionary period in Ireland, but to really understand this chapter in the nation's past, history fans shouldn't miss this private, guided Dublin tour. Uncover the happenings from 1913 to 1923, and visit several sights that are important to this era, with a guide offering insights using maps and historic documents. Highlights include stops at the National History Museum, Trinity College, and the Irish Famine Memorial.
Discover the history of Ireland’s most famous beer with a ticket to the Guinness Storehouse. Learn how Guinness is made and get tips on how to pour the perfect pint. After exploring the seven-story visitor experience, continue your Dublin beer adventure with a visit to the Guinness Open Gate Brewery where innovative and experimental beers are made.
Explore the Victorian gravestones and crypts of Glasnevin Cemetery on a walking tour with a storytelling guide who helps bring Ireland’s complex history to life. Learn about Glasnevin Cemetery’s sculpture, symbolism, architecture, and most famous residents, then hear some of Glasnevin’s most intriguing secrets.
Enjoy a star-studded meet and greet at Dublin’s National Wax Museum and come face-to-face with movie stars, politicians and pop icons. Marvel over the lifelike waxworks of Irish writers like James Joyce and Oscar Wilde; pose for photos with Irish icons like U2, Liam Neeson and Ronan Keating; brave a visit to Dracula’s Chamber of Horrors; or make your very own wax hand (extra cost). The fun interactive exhibitions are both educational and entertaining, with the chance to learn about Irish history, discover the human body and even have a go at being a record producer!
Calling all history buffs, the GPO Witness History Visitor Center speaks eloquently of the Easter Rising of Ireland, one of the country’s most significant politico-historical events. Avoid disappointment and book your entrance ticket to the museum in advance in order to learn about the conception and creation of the Irish Republic at the General Post Office in central Dublin.
EPIC; the Irish Emigration Museum and the Irish Family History Centre shine a light on the history of Irish migration—tracing genealogy back down the generations and tying family histories together. With this combination ticket, enjoy entry to both—with experts on hand to help you trace your family ancestry. Beat the queues with skip-the-line entry, and gain insight into Ireland’s—and perhaps your own—emigration history.
Located on the Dublin Quays, the Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship and Famine Museum offers a stirring look inside Ireland’s 19th-century Great Famine and subsequent emigration. Step back in time on a 50-minute guided tour aboard this replica vessel, learning about the awful conditions passengers endured as they made their way toward America and the lasting effects of this catastrophic period on Ireland. The tour includes a visit below deck and details on the replica’s labor-intensive building process.
Indulge your love of music on a guided tour of the Irish Rock ‘N’ Roll Museum in Dublin. Alongside your guide, you’ll admire memorabilia from musical superstars such as Michael Jackson and U2, while learning about the history of Ireland’s thriving music scene. See photographic exhibitions that include the likes of The Script and Sinead O’Connor before following in the footsteps of an iconic guitarist in the Thin Lizzy Exhibition. On this small-group tour — limited to four people — you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide.
Spend a delightful day exploring the landscapes of Powerscourt Estate and Gardens, named one of the top 10 gardens in the world by ‘National Geographic Magazine.’ At this historic escape located less than 30 minutes from downtown Dublin, the whole family can roam among Japanese- and Italian-style gardens dotted with ponds and statues. Shop for handmade Irish goods in specialty shops, and treat yourself at the terrace cafe overlooking Ireland’s Sugarloaf Mountain.
Explore the Viking and medieval history of Ireland on a half-day tour of Dublin’s section of The Pale. Visit the National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology to learn about the 250-year history of the Vikings in Ireland, then continue to Dame St Dublin Castle, Christ Church Cathedral, St. Audeon's Church, and St. Patrick's Cathedral to hear more about Viking, Norman, and English rule. Conclude with a pint at Ireland's oldest pub.
Explore the little-known history of the Jewish people in Ireland during this half-day tour through “Little Jerusalem,” Dublin’s forgotten Jewish quarter. See where the island’s first Jewish visitors met the Key of Ireland in 1079, visit the Irish-Jewish Museum and the home of Ireland’s only Holocaust victim, and enjoy sweet treats paired with tea or coffee in a tasty Kosher bakery.
From the Vikings to the Normans, English royals to national independence, the story of Ireland is a tumultuous tale dating back hundreds of years. History enthusiasts can uncover the rich Irish story on this guided tour to several of the city's top landmarks, like Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin Castle, and Trinity College. Along the way, learn about important figures in Irish history, and even sip a pint of local beer in an historic pub—included in the tour.
From James Joyce to Samuel Beckett, Dublin is a city with a rich literary legacy, making it a must-visit destination for bookish travelers from across the globe. With this private literature-themed guided tour, bibliophiles can marvel at several of Dublin's notable sights—like the National Library of Ireland, and the Dublin Writers Museum—while reading reading selections from famous Irish writers along the way.
The Little Museum of Dublin is the perfect introduction to life in Dublin prior to the 21st century—and Ireland’s story as a whole. This ticket guarantees you a place on one of the museum’s hilarious, moving, and authentic guided tours—without forcing you to commit to a time slot in advance. Learn about everyone from iconic Dublin rockers U2 to the horrors of the 1920s Irish Civil War and even as far back as Georgian Dublin.
Discover the history of Georgian Dublin on a half-day walking tour with your own private guide. Between 1690-1820, Dublin transformed into what became known as the ‘second city of the British Empire.’ See the era's architectural heritage and gain insight into its people as you take in landmarks such as the Georgian House Museum, Trinity College Dublin, National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin Castle, and the Famine Memorial.
A short distance from Dublin is Newbridge Estate, a sprawling regional park full of woodlands, wild meadows and more. Get away from the city and lose yourself in the idyll of this rural landscape with this ticket package. Explore the grounds and the house itself, an 18th-century mansion full of well-preserved Irish art and furniture. Meet the cute Shetland ponies, goats and piglets at the estate’s working farm. Ramble around the ruins of Lanestown Castle, located within the estate grounds.