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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“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!

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This Tour Beats All Other Tours Hands Down

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Everyone Has To Do This Tour The Tour Was So Much Fun

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A very enjoyable tour – Fun & informative

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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)