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Learn the history of Dublin

Advantages: Educational and engaging
Disadvantages: None

~~~ Location ~~~Dublinia is a not for profit heritage centre located at Christ Church Cathedral which is Dublin’s oldest building having been a pilgrimage site for almost 1000 years. Dublinia is actually connected to the Cathedral by a Neo-Gothic a ...

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A Lawsuit Waiting To Happen

Advantages: Funny in a bad way, cheapish, central
Disadvantages: Not up to the standards of other similar museums, nor of other places in Dublin

As a veteran of Madame Tussauds, that frightful place on the promenade in Blackpool and a dodgy set-up in a tent on a Polish pier, I thought I would have a pretty good idea what to expect from a wax museum, but the Irish take on it certainly surprised ...

zoe_page 05.04.2005 · Read full review
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Kilmainham Gaol - A haunting building with haunting tales

Advantages: Fascinating building and history
Disadvantages: Tours can be quite a large

The tour guide at Kilmainham Gaol reminded us that this was an historic site of national importance, both in terms of the building and prison reform, and in terms of the people who were imprisoned here. She was right, it was a haunting building, with haun ...

julwhite 10.03.2011 · Read full review
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Hang Them High

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~ ~ It would in all probability never even cross your mind to visit a prison as a “tourist attraction” when visiting a strange city. But if you ever find yourself here in Dublin, the capital of Ireland, then to leave without visiting what is p ...

the_mad_cabbie 07.03.2002 · Read full review
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From Kilmainham a nation once again

Advantages: informative and interesting
Disadvantages: may be a bit cold in the winter!

Born in England to an Irish family I have been brought up hearing a lot about the Irish history, as well as reading many novels based on the subject, so it has always been of interest to me. However, despite having visited Dublin every year of my live and ...

maz2909 02.11.2005 · Read full review
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