Welcome to the Irish Whiskey Museum

An interactive, ultra-modern tour offering an experience unlike any other in Dublin!
Journey back through time and discover the intriguing tale of Irish whiskey, its unique origins, its rise to glory,
dramatic fall and current revival in this fantastic museum.

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It all started with monks!

Irish Whiskey History originated around the time of the 11th Century and it is believed that Irish Monks brought this technique of distilling perfumes back to Ireland from their travels through North Africa.

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Our Tours

Journey back through time in a historic setting. This fantastic museum will unveil the intriguing tale of Irish whiskey.

It will uniquely depict the origins of Irish whiskey, its rise to glory, its dramatic fall and of course, the current revival of new Irish whiskeys. Savour the captivating anecdotes by our entertaining guides as they bring you through the ages of Irish whiskey. Enjoy a little tipple of Irish whiskey and become a true master of whiskey tasting. Upgrade to a VIP ticket to sample matured aged whiskey and receive a unique souvenir.

This interactive ultra-modern experience will offer a WOW factor unlike any other of its kind in Dublin. With an exclusive collection of Irish whiskey memorabilia dating back to the 1800s blended with a modern twist, this is one memory you are sure to savour.

Located at the main entrance of Trinity College, the Irish Whiskey Museum is the most centrally located visitor attraction in Dublin. Relax in our contemporary bar and taste some fine Irish whiskeys, Irish Coffee or whiskey cocktails, while taking in the beautiful grounds of Trinity College from above.

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Whiskey Recipe Corner – Coffee Cake

Since we are now a part of the Ambassadors’ Club, we thought a coffee cake might be appropriate. Ingredients Coffee Cake […]

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Speciality Coffee Association of Europe (SCAE) – Ambassadors’ Club

We have been selected to be a part of the Ambassadors’ Club by the Speciality Coffee Association of Europe (SCAE). […]

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TripAdvisor – Certificate of Excellence

The Irish Whiskey Museum today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. Now in its sixth year, […]

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Whit Monday/ June Bank Holiday

In Ireland, the first Monday of June is a bank holiday. Like most public holidays in Ireland, this one started […]

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Whiskey Recipe Corner – Apple Pie

The apple pie is a simple yet delicious dessert that can be found in fine dining restaurants to McDonalds. This […]

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May Day Origins

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Whiskey Recipe Corner – Irish Whiskey Cake

Irish Whiskey Cake is another classic dish that we love and enjoy eating. This cake is well known across Ireland and […]

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Irish Whiskey Museum and Trinity City Hotel

The Irish Whiskey Museum has teamed up with Trinity City Hotel to bring you our latest special offer. Buy a […]

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“It was everything I asked for, and more!”

"Let me give a big THANK YOU!!! to you and your team for last night! Last night was abs... - Jack M, June 2016
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“Not a whiskey fan, but it was a fantastic tour”

"Not a whiskey fan, but it was a fantastic tour. The visuals, the design, everything wa... - Stefania, Jan 2016
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Was Blown Away By How Good It Was!

"Went here on our first day in Dublin and was blown away by how good it was! The tour g... - Joe H, Jan 2016
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Different from a distillery tour & so much better!

"I've been on many distillery tours and they're all very similar and after a couple, bo... - Adam H, Dec 2015
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After 3 Weeks of Travelling This Was My Highlight

"After a three week journey through parts of Ireland and especially Dublin this was my ... - Marvin, Dec 2015
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Great Museum in the Centre of Dublin

"A great museum right in the centre of Dublin. Gives you great value for money and a go... - Kirneh, Nov 2015
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This Tour Beats All Other Tours Hands Down

"I have been on several whisky tours in Scotland-this one beats all of them hands down.... - Keith P, Nov 2015
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Everyone Has To Do This Tour The Tour Was So Much Fun

"EVERYONE HAS TO DO THIS TOUR! Our guide was extremely enthusiastic, the tour was so mu... - Ryann H, Oct 2015
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A very enjoyable tour – Fun & informative

"We really enjoyed our tour. Fun, informative, lots of fun facts and figures. The guide... - Little Patsy UK, Oct 2015
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Summer 10:00hrs – 18:00hrs

Winter 10:30hrs – 18:00hrs

We're open Monday to Sunday all year round
(except Christmas Day)