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GPO Witness History is located within the historic GPO in Dublin City Centre

Award winning GPO Witness History visitor centre is one of the main things to see and do in Dublin. It is an immersive, interactive and engaging experience of modern Irish history from the late 19th century to modern times with particular emphasis on  the 1916 Easter Rising, the Irish War of Independence, the Irish Civil War and the peace process in Northern Ireland. 

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

GPO Witness History 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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Groups and Tours

A GPO Witness History tour gives a fascinating insight into modern Irish history

 At GPO Witness History we welcome private groups and we also offer a public guided tour daily

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GPO Witness History offers engaging and educational school tours to students of all ages

Students will learn about the 1916 Easter Rising and Modern Irish History in the historic setting of the GPO

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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 various modes of transport.

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