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The GPO Museum

In the interest of your safety and enjoyment we have implemented some safety measures. 

Please note that visitors are required to wear face coverings within the GPO museum and gift shop.

We ask that you book in advance for a specific time and adhere to social distancing and sanitisation measures throughout your visit. For further information on our Covid-19 guidelines please visit FAQs

We look forward to welcoming you back!

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The GPO Museum is an immersive, interactive and engaging experience telling the story of the 1916 Easter Rising and Modern Irish History.

The GPO Museum is a permanent visitor attraction located within the historic GPO (General Post Office) building on O’Connell Street, Dublin. The experience is one of the newest Dublin Museums and it is one of the top attractions to explore. GPO Witness History has won numerous awards including the Micheletti Award at the European Museum Academy Awards (2017) and Best Cultural Experience at the Irish Tourism Industry Awards - over 100,000 people (2017).

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Experience the GPO

Groups and Tours

A GPO Museum tour gives a fascinating insight into modern Irish history - Please Note that Guided Tours are Currently not Available due to Government Guidelines

At the GPO Museum we welcome private groups and we also offer a public guided tours daily. We cater for various types of groups including active retired, historical societies, language schools, primary and secondary schools, university students, tour operators, corporate groups among others.

Students will also learn about the major milestones in modern Irish history in this historic building through an interactive and immersive experience.

The GPO Museum was acknowledged by European Museum Academy Awards as a centre of peace and reconciliation. View our short video that explains what is encapsulated on the GPO Witness History Tour.

The GPO Museum offers engaging and educational school tours to students of all ages.

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Education at the GPO

Plan Your Visit

Located in Dublin City Centre

GPO Witness History is located on O'Connell Street in Dublin City centre and it is easily reachable by Bus, Luas, Train, Taxi and Walking.

Getting Here

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Both cards offer special admission rates to all Shannon Heritage day visitor attractions and evening entertainments in Counties: Clare, Limerick, Galway and Dublin. 

Members can also avail of discounts on all purchases at Shannon Heritage operated Tea Rooms and Gift Shops.

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