• Location: Dublin, Ireland
  • Duration: 60 minutes (approx.)
From USD $ 21.47 View price calendar

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Discover the history of Irish whiskey during a 1-hour guided 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.

Highlights

  • 1-hour guided tour of the Irish Whiskey Museum including whiskey tasting
  • Learn how the popularity of Irish whiskey has waxed and waned over time
  • View whiskey memorabilia dating back to the 19th century
  • Get to know both prominent and lesser-known Irish whiskey brands
  • Savor a sample of Irish whiskey during a tasting
  • Upgrade to enjoy a high-quality aged Irish whiskey

What You Can Expect

Irish Whiskey Museum Experience

Taste the quality of the world famous Irish Whiskey

After selecting a tour time to suit your schedule, greet your personal guide outside of the Irish Whiskey Museum and commence your 1-hour tour of the cultural institution. Embark on a journey to the origin of the ‘water of life’, a name for whiskey coined by the Irish in the 19th century. 

Learn about the cultural heritage of whiskey from your informative guide and hear of how the demise of the drink was brought on by the devastating Potato Famine. Listen to entertaining anecdotes surrounding whiskey, and its mind-altering effects, as you browse the interactive exhibits within the museum. 

Conclude your tour with a whiskey tasting session, sniffing and tasting the tipple for maximum enjoyment. Opt to upgrade your experience to enjoy premium aged whiskey and to receive a complimentary souvenir as a memento of your experience. 

Bid your guide farewell after the tasting, choosing to purchase souvenirs from the gift shop or a drink at the bar if you desire.

Customer Reviews

Christina T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Great tour!! The Irish Whiskey Museum is in a great location, by Trinity College. Our Do Dublin Hop on Hop off bus stopped on the corner. Paul, our guide was fantastic! He was very knowledgeable and kept us interested. This museum is a must! I purchased the tickets for husband, but I ended up really enjoying the tour. Paul educates you on the history of Irish Whiskey as well as how it is made and packaged as well as the different types and brands of Whiskeys. You also get to do a sampling. I had the classic sampling package which included 3 whiskeys, we upgraded my husband to the premium sampling once we got to the museum, for a few extra Euro which included 4 whiskeys and a free Glencairn glass! Highly recommend this tour!

unique_robin

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

Very knowledgable about Irish Whiskey. It was cool to learn the difference between Irish and Scotish whisky as well as tasting Irish Whiskey.

Jordan H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

This was probably my favorite tour in all of Ireland. It is a nice little museum, with great displays. There is an excellent bar inside with a nice selection of whiskeys, so I hit it up and had a few shots before taking the tour. Our tour guide, Cait, definitely knew her stuff. She had a nice sense of humor, and was able to to explain things well for people who are new to whiskey, but also knew a lot to converse with people who are a little more knowledgeable on the subject. She definitely made the tour better. I recommend getting the advanced experience to try more variety of whiskeys at the end of the tour. The museum is also conveniently located across the street from Trinity College, so you can easily knock out two birds with one stone.

Lavinia M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

This was very informative and the whiskey tasting was fun even for someone who doesn't usually drink.

tiffany_0022

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

This tour was amazing. It was so nice to do something a little different than a normal distillery. Our tour guide Ellen was adorable! She was super funny, entertaining, and so informative. Would HIGHLY recommend this tour!!!!!!!

William H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2017

Excellent tour with Irish hospitality at it's best.

gilloolys

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2017

This tour was really fun, our guide had a great sense of humor.

James Daniel Lauro United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2017

Great, greater, greatest.

tim

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2017

This was a fun evening. We learned so much and I only wish that I had recorded all of it so I could go back and take it all in again. The Whiskey was fabulous. Highly recommend,

Sonia S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2017

If you want to do whiskey tasting this is it. I was so glad they didn't give Jameson as I am not a big fan and is part of a tasting everywhere else. Tasting of good variety of Irish whiskey.

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