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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You get to taste the whiskey too!

"The museum has a lot of great artifacts and history and the tour guide is lively and f... - Valerie H, 2018 (Tripadvisor)
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“Great experience”

"For starters, the employees are very friendly and could tell a lot about whiskeys. I e... - Kamy 2018 (Tripadvisor)
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Awesome informative tour

"Mark (long hair mark) was a great guide. We learned a lot, and the whiskey was delicio... - Garett B 2018 (Tripadvisor)
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Fun Whiskey Tour!

"The whiskey museum and tour was a great experience. We had a hilarious guide, Eoin - h... - Brianne S 2018 (Tripadvisor)
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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)
McDonnell's Bar open until 9:30pm Friday - Sunday