Get under the skin of Dublin’s colourful history through quirky and cool museums – and prepare to be enchanted.
The Little Museum of Dublin is stocked with an eccentric trove of exhibits back tells the amazing story of the city in the 20th Century.Come and experience the warmth of a real Irish welcome in a beautiful Georgian townhouse on St Stephen’s Green, right in the heart of Dublin. Dublin’s newest museum is full of amazing things to discover. Alongside objects that pack a big punch on subjects as varied as World War One and James Joyce, there are items related to famous visitors like John F Kennedy and Marlene Dietrich. As the critics and the public agree said: “The Little Museum is a brilliant new addition to the cultural map of Ireland’s capital.”
Discover more here http://www.littlemuseum.ie/
The Dublin Writers Museum is located in two Georgian houses, they contain priceless memorabilia from famed Irish writers like George Bernard Shaw, James Joyce, and Oscar Wilde. The museum occupies an original 18th-century house, which accommodates the museum rooms, library, gallery and administration area. The annexe behind it has a coffee shop and bookshop on the ground floor and exhibition and lecture rooms on the floors above.
Museum hours and fees can be found online at the website http://www.writersmuseum.com
Even big people will adore the Dolls Hospital & Museumshowcasing a collection of antique dolls and teddy bears, dating back to the 1900’s. The Dollstore specialises in selling a wide variety of dollhouses and miniatures for both adults and children alike together with an extensive range of dolls, teddies and traditional toys. The dolls hospital has been running since 1938 and is one of Dublin’s most treasured institutions. No journey to Dublin would be complete without engaging in this unique and memorable experience.
Know more about this unique museum at http://www.dollstore.ie/
The National Leprechaun Museum takes visitors deep into Celtic culture to discover what really lies behind tales of leprechauns, rainbows and pots of gold. The first ever visitor attraction dedicated to the world of Irish myth, it opens up a magical world full of fascinating folklore and enchanting stories. A fairytale for adults and children alike, this captivating and interactive experience takes you to the heart of Irish cultural identity and imagination. Open up your mind to the sights and stories of Ireland’s mythical otherworld on a trip to fairy hill and the rocks of the Giant’s Causeway.
Discover this mythical world at http://www.leprechaunmuseum.ie/
And something different that is mandatory for budding chocolatiers and chocolate enthusiasts. The Butlers Chocolate, is a magic real life chocolate factory . Butlers Chocolates is Ireland’s favourite luxury chocolatier and in 2012 celebrates 80 years of purveying chocolate happiness.
Delight at http://www.butlerschocolates.com