Dublin – The Little Museum of Dublin

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The Little Museum of Dublin

The Little Museum of Dublin is a fabulous place for families to visit, whether you are a tourist visiting Dublin or a local resident looking for an educational day out. The museum is situated in a Georgian townhouse right in the centre of Dublin city. The collection on display includes art, photography, advertising, letters, postcards, and objects relating to cultural, social and political life in Dublin between the years 1900 and 2000. The collection is mostly comprised of donations and loans from the people of Dublin, so the museum really is a people’s museum!

The Little Museum of Dublin tells the story of Dublin city from 1900 up to 2000 and showcases the remarkable transformation that the city went through in the last century. Visitors to the museum will witness the violent birth of the Irish nation, the conservative years that followed the false economic hope of the 1960s and the Celtic Tiger boom of the 1990s.

The museum has many artifact’s that attract all kinds of people, from an unopened bottle of lemonade from 1918, The first English edition of Ulysses, a James Joyce death mask, to the old Tram seat from the 1940s

The Little Museum of Dublin For Families

The Little Museum of Dublin encourages children and adults alike to engage, learn and share in the educational experience it provides. It gives parents a great opportunity to teach their kids about Dublin history in a fun and interesting way. The Little Museum of Dublin has special worksheets available for children of all ages so they can get the most out of their visit. Just ask the staff for a worksheet and they will be happy to oblige! There are also tour guides in the museum at all times so your family can be given a really good understanding of the collection.

You can also take a picture of your child in the museums old Dublin school desk, or even making a speech from JFK’s lectern. The more they get involved, the more they learn.

Family Fun Tip:- If you are visiting with children, they have worksheets available at the museum for children of all ages that can help you get more out of your visit. Ask any staff for a worksheet and they will be happy to oblige.

The Little Museum of Dublin Events

The Little Museum of Dublin has numerous temporary exhibitions happening throughout the year. From The Tenement life in the 1913 to an exciting look into the relationship of the Irish in America. The museums exhibitions have been widely praised in the international media.

Museum Tour

There is an hourly tour provided by vibrant and friendly guides that are happy to answer any questions. The Little museum’s curator gives a tour every Thursday at 7pm and the director gives a special literary history tour every Friday at 1pm

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The Little Museum of Dublin For Schools

The Little Museum has a brilliant new Children’s Education Programme.

Their I Love Dublin classes are free to schoolchildren, and the aim of the programme is to promote a greater awareness of Dublin’s rich heritage.

The classes are overseen by museum staff along with the school’s own teacher/s

The museum provides stationery and other relevant materials for completing worksheets. There are bathroom and cloakroom facilities available. There are no refreshments provided, although there are many shops and cafés nearby, and St. Stephen’s Green is just across the road.

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The Little Museum of Dublin has free civic classes that run each morning from 10.30-11.30/11.30-12.30. They are open to all primary and post-primary classes. Classes are a huge success and the content varies depending on what age group attends.

They are not just history classes; they are civic classes that encourage civic pride in young people!

If you would like to arrange a class visit, Tel. 01 661 1000 or email [email protected]

Little Museum Opening Times

The Little Museum of Dublin is open from Monday to Sunday from 9.30am – 5pm (open until 8pm Thursdays).

Little Museum Admission

Adults: €8
Children (under 18)/Students: €6
Families (up to 2 adults and 3 children): €16
Discount for groups of 6 or more: €5.

Family Fun Tip — Keep an eye out on the Little Museums Twitter and Facebook pages for free-in times/days for kids, which they run throughout the year

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Directions For The Little Museum of Dublin

The Little Museum is on the first floor of 15 St Stephen’s Green, near the corner of Dawson Street, on the north side of the Green.

 
 

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