Dublin's Best Museum
The award-winning Little Museum of Dublin tells the story of Dublin over the last century through memorabilia, photographs and artefacts - all genorously donated by the general public. The impressive collection of thousands of artefacts, spread over just a few rooms of the stunning Georgian townhouse, includes a lectern used by JFK on his 1963 visit to Ireland, a letter from Samuel Beckett to the boy who lived in his childhood home, art, pictures, postcards, and other memorabilia related to the city’s 20th century history. There are artifacts from famous Dubliners, like James Joyce’s death mask and a first edition of Ulysses.
Tickets & Tours
The Little Museum of Dublin has a wide selection of tours. Not only is there impressive guided tour of the museum itself, the folk at the Little Museum of DUblin now have walking tours covering Dublin Writers, St. Stephen's Green, and Queer Dublin.
The U2 Museum
On the second floor of the museum, U2 fans will discover one of the greatest tributes to the Dublin band.
The exhibition was made possible by fans of the band along with some of Ireland’s best photographers and artists, as a tribute to U2 and a celebration of their roots in Dublin's music scene.
A soundtrack narrated by Tom Dunne tells the story of the band with rare live recordings from the Dandelion Market all the way through to Croke Park. The exhibition is hugely popular with fans of Ireland’s most famous musical export.
Where is the Little Museum of Dublin?
The Little Museum of Dublin is at St. Stephen’s Green in Dublin. The museum is located at 15 St. Stephen's Green, Dublin.
By Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
The Hop-On Hop-Off Tour has a stop right across from the Little Museum on St. Stephen's Green. City Sightseeing and Big Bus Tours also stop close to the museum at St. Stephen's Green.
From Temple Bar, the Little Museum is 1.2km walking distance – a 15 minute walk. It’s worth walking by George’s St and Grafton St on your way. Trinity College Dublin is 700m walking distance, about a 9 minute walk along Grafton Street. If you have time to spare, it’s worth dipping into some of Dublin’s cosiest pubs along Grafton St.
Cycling is a great way to get to The Little Museum. There is a Dublin Bike station on Stephen's Green.
Many Dublin Bus routes pass close to the museum. Plan your journey with Dublin Bus.
If you’re travelling by train, both Pearse St and Tara St stations are just a few minutes walk from the museum. Plan your journey with Irish Rail.
There are two Luas stops very close to the door of the museum. One Luas stop is on St. Stephen's Green or alternatively, explore some of the book shops while making your way to the Luas stop on Dawson's Street. Plan your journey with Luas.
Little Museum of Dublin - Guided Tour
"Dublin's best museum experience." This superb guided tour tells the story of Dublin in the 20th century. The Little Museum's most popular tour option.
Little Museum of Dublin - The Green Mile Walking Tour
Excellent walking tour of St. Stephen's Green. Discover the stories behind the beautiful park and the central role it has played in Dublin's history.
|The Green Mile Walking Tour||€13|
Little Museum of Dublin - All Day Visit
Enjoy all the very best of the Little Museum - a guided tour, time to explore at your leisure, and the Green mile walking tour. Perfect for a day out in Dublin!
|Little Museum of Dublin - All Day Visit||€15|
Little Museum of Dublin - Standard Admission
Discover 1000 years of history in just 60 minutes at Ireland's favourite museum. Self-guided, you will uncover Dublin's rich history through the museum's thousands of artefacts.
|Little Museum of Dublin - Standard Admission||€8|
Little Museum of Dublin - Writer's of Dublin Walking Tour
Uncover some of Dublin's great literary influences on a guided tour of St. Stephen's Green.
|Little Museum of Dublin - Writer's of Dublin Walking Tour||€13|