Dublin Vistor Attractions
Are you a fan of Guinness? The Guinness Storehouse offers you the chance to discover the history behind Guinness founded by Arthur Guinness over 200 years ago. Once finished the history side of things, you can be a part of the Tasting Experience. The storehouse allows you to pour and taste your own pint of plain.
EPIC – The Irish Emigration Museum
The EPIC museum Dublin should be top of your list if you are visiting the Emerald Isle to get a deeper understanding of Ireland and what it means to be Irish. You uncover the story of our emigrants and how they shaped the world. The museum wants people’s main takeaway from visiting is to realise that emigration is not about what people leave behind, but what they bring with them.
One of the largest unoccupied gaols in Europe Kilmainham Goal opened its door in 1796 and finally shut in 1924. It witnessed some of the most heroic an tragic events in Ireland’s emergence an independent nation. Now a major museum visitors get the opportunity to have a real insight into the lives of prisoners and what they had sacrifice for their country. The tour also includes an audio visual presentation.
The GPO Museum is both a captivating and interactive experience telling Dublin’s biggest historical moment – the 1916 Easter Rising which happened right on the GPO grounds. The tour guides will tell you all that happened on that famous day as well as some modern Irish history. This museum is ideal for any history heads or perhaps so keen tourists wanting to discover more about Ireland and its history for independence.
If you’re looking to see some local, up and coming talent, Whelan’s is the perfect spot for you. With a cosy pub feel with classic drinks and craft beers, Whelan’s plays host to a small capacity and the best sound. If you’re lucky enough to be in Dublin during the Christmas period, you could catch a big Irish act playing a intimate concert in the pub such as Gavin James, The Coronas and Glen Hansard.