Dublin Guidebook

Guinness Storehouse

For more information, visit the Guinness Storehouse website.

Getting in: you will need your reservation confirmation from Guinness Storehouse and your pass to gain entry. Storehouse staff will check your reservation email before admitting you. After a bag/security check, you will be directed to a member of the admissions staff who will scan and validate your pass, and issue you with a ticket for a complimentary drink in the Gravity Bar.

Prior to visiting, we recommend visiting the Guinness Storehouse website for the most up-to-date information as well as their terms and conditions for entry.  

Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday & Sunday: 10AM - 5PM
Friday - Saturday: 9:30 - 6PM
 

Please note that times are subject to change. Check the Guinness Storehouse website for the most up-to-date hours.

Reservations required

Guinness Storehouse is extremely popular. Pre-booking is essential. We recommend booking at least 72 hours in advance to avoid disappointment. 

Click here to get started. You'll need your order number and email address used to purchase your pass. 

Please note you can book up to a maximum of 7 days in advance. 

Website

https://reservations.gocity.com/attraction/fd4a023a-78da-4a4d-a342-21b4c1f28234

Getting there

Address

St. James's Gate, Dublin 8

Dublin, D08 VF8H

IE

Big Bus Dublin Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour

Getting in: you’re welcome to board the hop-on, hop-off bus tour at any stop along the route, but for the best experience, we recommend having your pass scanned and validated at the Big Bus shops, which can be found at 13 Upper O’Connell Street or 26 Bachelors Walk.

Hours of Operation

Daily: 9AM - 5PM 

Please visit the Big Bus website for up-to-date operating times. 

Closings & Holidays

Closed 22-25 December inclusive. 

Getting there

Address

13 O'Connell Street Upper, North City, Dublin 1

Dublin, null

IE

EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum

For more information, visit the official website.

Getting in: join the pre-booked ticket lane to have your pass scanned and validated. Please note that EPIC operates a timed ticketing system. Go City® customers do not need to book in advance but may need to wait for the next available time slot. Admissions are in 15-minute intervals.

  • Go City® customers receive a 10% discount in the EPIC gift shop. Simply show your pass to qualify.

Hours of Operation

Monday to Sunday: 10AM - 6.45PM (Last admission 5PM)

Please check the attraction website for up-to-date opening times. 

Getting there

Address

Custom House Quay, Dublin 1

Dublin, D01 T6K6

IE

Jameson Distillery Tour Bow St.

Getting in: once you have your entry voucher, you'll need to show it at the ticket desk, together with your valid Pass, when you arrive in order to gain entry.

We strongly advise pre-booking the Jameson Distillery tour. Details about how to book your preferred time slot can be found below.

1. Follow this link

2. Enter the promo code: G0C1ty

3. Select the number of tickets you require

4. Select your visit date and timeslot for entry

5. Enter your details so your entry voucher can be emailed to you

Please note: Jameson will accept walk-ins but these will be subject to availability of the next tour. Saturday afternoons can be very busy. 

Hours of Operation

January to April and November to December
Monday-Thursday:
11AM (first tour) to 5:30PM (last tour)
Friday-Saturday: 11AM (first tour) to 6:30PM (last tour)
Sunday: 12PM (first tour) to 5:30PM (last tour)

May to October
Monday-Thursday: 10AM (first tour) to 6:30PM (last tour)
Friday-Saturday: 10AM first tour) to 7:30PM (last tour)
Sunday: 12PM (first tour) to 6:30PM (last tour)

Closings & Holidays

24, 25, and 26 December.

Getting there

Address

Bow St, Smithfield Village, Dublin 7

Dublin, D07 V57C

IE

The Teeling Whiskey Distillery

For more information visit the Teelings Whiskey Distillery website.

Pass perk

Go City customers are now entitled to a 10% discount in the distillery shop. Simply show your pass to receive your discount.

Getting in

Simply present your pass for validation at the welcome desk. You'll then be able to take the next available tour. 

Paid upgrades to Teeling's other tours may also be available on the day. Please ask a member of staff for details if you are interested in either the Trinity Tasting Tour ((€5 extra per adult) or the Distillery Select Tasting Tour (€15 extra per adult).

Hours of Operation

Daily: 11AM - 6PM (tours every 20-30 minutes)

Tour times can vary from day to day so make sure you check the Teeling Whiskey Distillery website for the opening times on the day of your visit.

Getting there

Address

13-17 Newmarket

Dublin 8

Dublin, null

IE

Game of Thrones Studio Tour

For more information, visit the Game of Thrones Studio Tour website.

Game of Thrones Studio Tour ticket help

Ask our help team if you have any questions. 

Getting in: Games of Thrones Studio Tour is located just 90 minutes from Dublin, in Bambridge, Northern Ireland*.* Go City customers have two options to visit the Studio Tour:

There is a complimentary shuttle bus service to the Studio Tour from the Studio Tour Car Park located at The Boulevard, Banbridge, BT32 4LF, Northern Ireland. The journey from the car park to the studio tour takes approximately 12 minutes and runs at 20-minute intervals throughout the day. When you arrive, you will be informed of the next available shuttle bus departure time. Your pass will then be validated and you will receive your tickets. The journey to Westeros begins! 

Alternatively, there is a daily return coach transfer from the Central Bus Station in Dublin to the Studio Tour. Please note there is an additional cost for this service.

Coach departs Gate 16 of the bus station at 10AM (arrives approx. 11.30AM)
Coach departs Studio Tour at 3PM (arrives approx. 4.30PM)
Adult £20.40
Child £14.00
Tickets for the return coach transfer can be purchased here.

Please note:

  • All guests arriving by private car or taxi must park and board the complimentary Studio Tour Shuttle at the Boulevard. You must not drive directly to the Game of Thrones Studio Tour as there is no onsite parking.

  • Any vehicles or pedestrians arriving directly at the Studio will be directed back toward the Studio Tour Car Park at The Boulevard, Banbridge.

  • For accessible parking, please call 00 44 28 40 464 777.

Hours of Operation

Daily: 10AM - 6:30PM 
(Last admission: 3PM)

Closings & Holidays

Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Getting there

Address

Studio Tour Car Park

The Boulevard

Northern Ireland, BT324LF

IE

Saint Patrick's Cathedral

For more information visit the Saint Patrick's Cathedral website.

Getting in: please show your pass at the admissions counter for entry.

Hours of Operation

Monday to Friday: 9:30AM - 5PM
Saturday: 9AM - 5PM
Sunday: 9AM - 10:30AM & 1PM - 2:30PM

Please check the official website for up-to-date opening times.

Closings & Holidays

24th, 25th and 26th December

Getting there

Address

Saint Patrick's Close

Dublin, D08 H6X3

IE

Christ Church Cathedral

For more information, visit Christ Church Cathedral's website.

Getting in: present your pass to the admissions staff at the welcome desk in the arrivals area, where it will be scanned and validated.

Hours of Operation

Monday to Saturday: 9.30AM to 5PM (last admission 4.15PM)

Sunday: 12.30PM to 3PM (last admission 2.15PM)

Opening hours do vary throughout the year, so please check the attraction's website for the most up-to-date information. 

Getting there

Address

Christchurch Place, Dublin 8

Dublin, null

IE

Dublinia

For more information, visit the official website.

Getting in: please show your pass at the admissions counter for entry.

Hours of Operation

Daily

October to March: 10AM to 5PM (last admission 4PM)

April to September: 10AM to 6PM (last admission 5PM)

Please check the official website for up-to-date opening times. 

Getting there

Address

St. Michael's Hill, Christchurch, Dublin 8

Dublin, null

IE

Dublin Castle

For more information visit the Dublin Castle website.

Getting in: Show your pass at the admissions counter for entry. You may need to wait for the next available time slot to explore the castle.

Hours of Operation

Monday - Sunday: 9.45AM - 5.45PM (last admission - 5.15PM)

Please check the official website for up-to-date opening times.

Closings & Holidays

1 January

25 - 28 December

Getting there

Address

Dame Street, Dublin 2

Dublin, null

IE

National Wax Museum Plus

For more information visit the National Wax Museum Plus website.

Getting in: show your pass at the admission counter for entry.

Hours of Operation

Daily 10AM - 7PM (last admission 6PM)

Getting there

Address

22-25 Westmoreland Street

Dublin, null

IE

GPO Museum

There's no need to book ahead before you visit.

Getting in: As you enter the General Post Office (GPO) building, the admissions desk for the Museum is on your right-hand side. Please present your pass here for validation before entering the museum.

Hours of Operation

Monday - Saturday: 10AM to 5PM (last admission 4PM)

Closings & Holidays

Irish public holidays

23 & 24 December

Getting there

Address

General Post Office

O’Connell Street Lower

Dublin, D01 F5P2

IE

14 Henrietta Street Dublin

For more information, visit the 14 Henrietta Street website.

We recommend pre-booking to avoid disappointment, please call +353 1 524 0383 or email [email protected]
in advance.

Tours depart on the hour, starting at 10AM. Please arrive 10 minutes before your tour starts to allow time to check in.

Hours of Operation

Wednesday to Sunday: 10AM to 4PM (first and last tour times)

Getting there

Address

14 Henrietta Street, Northside, Dublin 1

Dublin, D01 HH34

IE

Museum of Literature Ireland (MoLI)

For more information, visit the Museum of Literature Ireland.

Getting in

Although the attraction operates a booking system, passholders can visit without booking - yay! Just show your pass when you arrive.

 

Hours of Operation

November to May
Tuesday - Sunday: 10:30AM - 5:30PM (last entry 4:30PM)

June to October
Daily: 10:30AM - 5:30PM (last entry 4:30PM)

Closings & Holidays

Mondays through to the end of May 2024.
Closed on March 17th, 2024 for St Patrick's Day, and December 25th.

Getting there

Address

86 St Stephen's Green

Saint Kevin's

Dublin, D02 XY43

IE

Jeanie Johnston Tallship & Famine Museum

For more information please see the Jeanie Johnston website.

Getting in

Please show your pass on arrival.

Hours of Operation

Daily: 10AM to 4.30PM, tours run every 30 minutes. 

Please note that there is no tour at 1PM. All tours are subject to availability on the day.

 

Closings & Holidays

24 - 26 December

Getting there

Address

Custom House Quay

Docklands

Dublin, null

IE

The Little Museum of Dublin

For more information please see the Little Museum of Dublin website.

Getting in

Please show your pass on arrival.

Hours of Operation

Daily: 10AM - 5PM

Getting there

Address

33 Lower Pembroke St

Dublin,

IE

Dublin Zoo

Please note: separate entry will need to be purchased for children aged 3-4.

Hours of Operation

March - September
Daily: 9.30AM - 6PM (last admission 5PM)

We recommend checking directly with the attraction for current opening hours.

 

Getting there

Address

Phoenix Park

Dublin 8

Dublin, null

IE

Farmleigh House and Estate

Please show your pass on arrival.

Hours of Operation

Please check the official website for up-to-date opening times. 

Getting there

Address

Phoenix Park

Dublin, null

IE

Castletown House

For more information please see the Castletown House website.

Castletown house is currently closed, until further notice.

Getting in: simply show your pass at reception desk on site.

Hours of Operation

Castletown house is currently closed, until further notice.

Wed-Sun: 10AM - 5PM (last admission 4.45PM)

Tours of the house are self-guided and are of the ground floor only.

Getting there

Address

Celbridge, Co. Kildare

Dublin, null

IE

Big Bus Dublin Coastal Tour

For more information, visit the Big Bus website

Getting in: show your pass at the Big Bus Tours Stop #1 (13 Upper O'Connell Street). 

Please note: spots on this tour are on a first-come-first-served basis and are subject to availability.

Hours of Operation

Daily: 2PM

Tour duration: 4 hours (this includes travel time, a 60-minute walking tour and 75 minutes of free time)

Closings & Holidays

Closed December 22-25 inclusive. 

Getting there

Address

Big Bus Tours Stop #1

13 Upper O'Connell Steet

Dublin, null

IE

Irish Rock 'n Roll Museum Experience

Getting in: please show your pass on arrival. 

Please note: 

  • The Irish Rock n Roll Museum Experience is a guided tour in English.
  • To avoid missing the chance to visit, we strongly advise calling the box office at +353894490795 or stopping by in person to check availability.
  • Pre-booking is not essential.

 

Hours of Operation

Daily: 10:30AM - 5PM

Getting there

Address

Curved St

Templebar

Dublin, null

IE

Walking Food Tours - Food on Foot

Additional tour dates are sometimes available, please check the official website for more information.

Getting in: meet your guide at the meeting place and show your Dublin Pass(es)

Hours of Operation

Thursday - Monday: 11AM 

July, August & September
Daily: 11AM

Reservations required

Please email, [email protected] at least 24 hours before your desired tour. Please detail how many people and your preferred date.

 

 

Phone

00353 87 795 38 05

Getting there

Address

Meet outside Saint Catherine’s Church,

Thomas Street, The Liberties,

Dublin, D08 DNA7

IE

Walking Food Tours - Drinks on Foot

For more information visit the Walking Food Tours website.

Getting in: meet your guide at the meeting place and show your pass(es).

Please note: this activity is only suitable for those above the age of 18.

Hours of Operation

Friday & Saturday: 3PM tour

Closings & Holidays

17th December 2023 - 12th January 2024

Reservations required

Please email [email protected] at least 24 hours before your desired tour. Please detail how many people and your preferred date.

 

Phone

00353 87 795 38 05

Getting there

Address

Meet next to the Utah Teapot Sculpture, near the Cinnamon Cafe

Smithfield Square

Dublin 7, D07 V065

IE

The Murder by Temple Bar

Getting in: simply present your passes at the office and collect your mystery. Then you'll be ready to play.

Please note: the mystery takes place outside and is a private group activity, no third-party members or additional players are involved.

There is a minimum requirement of two persons/passes per tour.

Hours of Operation

Self-guided mystery envelopes are available for collection:

Daily: 10AM – 5PM

Closings & Holidays

All public holidays.

Getting there

Address

Green Tourist Office, 37 College Green

Dublin, D02 P710

IE

Lazy Bike Tours Half-Day Hire

Just visit the bike shop and let one of the experts guide you through the rental process.

Hours of Operation

Friday - Sunday: 9:30AM - 5:30PM 

Closings & Holidays

Monday - Thursday

Reservations required

Book your half-day hire by emailing [email protected] and quoting your order reference number in your confirmation email. 

Getting there

Address

Lower Ground Floor Dublin 2

Dublin, null

IE

Rock Shop at the Hard Rock Hotel

For more information please visit the Hard Rock Hotel Dublin website. 

Getting in: show your pass at the Rock Shop or Zampas Bar & Restaurant (before 5PM) for a 15% discount and to claim your free gift.

Hours of Operation

Daily: 10AM - 5PM

Closings & Holidays

December 24th, 25th and 26th.

Getting there

Address

18 Exchange Street Upper

Dublin, null

IE

Custom House Visitor Centre

For more information, please visit the Custom House Visitor Centre website. 

Custom House Visitor Centre tickets help

Ask our help team if you have any questions. 

Getting in: simply show your pass and you're in!

Audioguides and brochures are available in multiple languages: English, Irish, Spanish, German, Italian, French, Mandarin & Ukrainian.

Hours of Operation

Daily: 9:45AM – 5:30PM 

Last entry for a self-guided tour is 4:45PM 
 

Closings & Holidays

December 24 – 27, 31 

January 1

Getting there

Address

Custom House Quay

North Dock

Dublin, D01 W6X0

IE

National Print Museum – Guided Historical Tour

For more information, visit the National Print Museum's website.

Getting in

Just show your pass on arrival to join the tour.

Hours of Operation

Tours
Tuesday-Friday: 12PM

General admission to museum (free)
Tuesday-Friday: 10AM-4PM
Saturday-Sunday: 12PM-4PM

Closings & Holidays

Mondays

Reservations required

If you wish to include a guided tour with your visit to the National Print Museum, please click here. Please note that tours operate daily at midday from Tuesday to Friday only.

Website

http://fareharbor.com/embeds/book/nationalprintmuseum/items/506268/?full-items=yes

Getting there

Address

Old Garrison Chapel, Beggars Bush Barracks

Haddington Road

Dublin, D04 E0C9

IE

Malahide Castle

For more information visit the Malahide Castle website.

Getting in: present your pass upon arrival and you're in!

Hours of Operation

Daily: 9.30AM - 5.30PM

Last admission 4.30PM

Closings & Holidays

24 to 26 December

Getting there

Address

Back Road,

Malahide

Dublin, K36 C432

IE

Casino Model Railway Museum

For more information visit the Casino Model Railway Museum website.

Getting in: simply present your pass on arrival, there's no need to book - however, this is subject to availability.

Hours of Operation

Monday: 1PM - 4PM (last admission)
Tuesday to Sunday: 9:30AM - 4PM (last admission)

Closings & Holidays

24, 25 & 26 December

Getting there

Address

Dublin Rd,

Dublin, K36 TW67

IE

Casino Marino

For more information, visit the Casino Marino website.

Getting in

Just show your pass at the reception desk for entry.

Casino Marino FAQs 

How long is the tour? The guided tour lasts around an hour.

How do I get there? Casino Marino is around three miles from Dublin city center. Buses serve the area from Connolly Station. The nearest stop to the Casino is Nazareth House. The DART stop at Clontarf is a mile from the casino. There are bike racks and parking facilities on site.

Hours of Operation

Daily (March-October): tours commence at 10AM, 12PM, 2PM and 4PM. 

The parkland around Casino Marino is open from 7AM-6.45PM.

Closings & Holidays

Closed between November and February.

Reservations required

Call Casino Marino on 01 8331618 or email [email protected] to book your spot.

Phone

018331618

Getting there

Address

Malahide Road

Dublin, D03 HH70

IE

Newbridge House and Farm

Please show your pass on arrival.

Hours of Operation

House

April to September: Daily: 10AM to 4PM (last tour)

October to March: Tue-Sun: 10AM to 3PM (last tour)

 

Farm

April to September: Daily from 9.30AM to 5PM (last admission)

October to March: Tue-Sun: 9.30AM to 3.30PM (last admission)

 

 

Getting there

Address

Hearse Road,

Donabate

Dublin, null

IE

Skerries Mills with Cream Tea

Getting in: please show your pass on arrival for entry.

Hours of Operation

April - September

Daily: 10AM - 5PM (last admission 4PM)

October - March:
Daily
: 10AM - 4:30PM (last admission 3:30PM)

 

 

 

Getting there

Address

Skerries

Dublin, null

IE

Irish National Stud & Gardens

Please note: brochures are available in German, French, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Norweigan, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Japanese, Chinese and Hebrew.

Getting in: show your pass at the entrance.

Hours of Operation

Daily: 9AM - 6PM

Last entry at 5PM.

Closings & Holidays

Closed from December 23, 2022, reopens on January 30, 2023. 

Getting there

Address

Brallistown Little

Tully, R51 KX25

IE

Powerscourt Whiskey Distillery Tour

Powerscourt Whiskey Distillery Tour tickets help
Ask our help team if you have any questions.

For more information please see the Powerscourt Distillery website.

Getting in: just show your pass to a member of staff when you arrive you'll be given space on the next available tour. 

Hours of Operation

Tuesday - Saturday: 10:30AM - 5:30PM
Sunday: 12PM - 5PM

Closings & Holidays

Mondays
December 25th and 26th.

Getting there

Address

Powerscourt Estate

Enniskerry, A98 A9T7

IE

Airfield Estate

Airfield Estate is an easy 20-minute journey from Dublin city centre. The Luas (tram) runs every 5-10 minutes to/from Balally, which is a five-minute walk from the attraction. Tickets can be bought from any Luas station.

Getting in

Show your pass at the ticket office - just before Overends Kitchen - for validation.

Hours of Operation

1 March – 31 May
Tuesday – Sunday: 9:30AM – 5:30PM 

June
Tuesday – Sunday: 9:30AM – 6:30PM

1 July – 31 August
Daily: 9:30AM – 7:30PM

1 September – 13 October
Tuesday – Sunday: 9:30AM – 6:30PM

14 October – 25 November
Tuesday – Sunday: 9:30AM – 4:30PM

26 November – 24 December
Tuesday – Sunday:
9:30AM – 9PM 

Last admission is 1 hour before closing time. 

Closings & Holidays

Closed 25 December 2024 to 1 January 2025.

Getting there

Address

Overend Way. Dundrum. Dublin 14

Dublin, null

IE

Chester Beatty Library & Museum

For more information visit the Chester Beatty website.

Getting in: present your pass upon arrival.

Hours of Operation

Monday to Friday: 9:45am - 5:30pm
Wednesday: 9:45am - 8:00pm
Saturday: 9:45am - 5:30pm
Sunday: 12:00pm - 5:30pm

You can also book a free guided tour on Wednesdays at 5.30PM and Saturdays and Sundays at 2PM on the Chester Beatty website

Closings & Holidays

Mondays from November to February
1 January, Good Friday, 24 to 26 December

Getting there

Address

Dublin Castle

Dublin, D02 AD92

IE

National Gallery of Ireland

For more information visit the National Gallery of Ireland website.

Getting in: simply present your pass at the admissions desk.

Hours of Operation

Monday: 11AM - 5.30PM

Tuesday - Wednesday: 9.15AM - 5.30PM

Thursday: 9:15AM - 8:30PM

Friday - Saturday: 9:15AM - 5:30PM

Sunday: 11AM - 5.30PM

Last Admission: 15 mins before closing

Closings & Holidays

24 - 26 December 

Getting there

Address

Merrion Square West

Dublin, D02 K303

IE

IMMA – Irish Museum of Modern Art

For more information visit the IMMA website.

Although it's not required, we recommend booking in advance for this popular attraction. Visit the IMMA website to reserve your spot. 

Getting in

Please present your pass on arrival

Hours of Operation

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday: 10AM - 5:30PM 

Wednesday: 11.30AM - 5.30PM

Sunday and Bank Holidays: 12PM - 5.30PM

Last admission to any individual exhibition gallery is 5.15PM

Closings & Holidays

Good Friday, 24-26 December

Getting there

Address

Royal Hospital, Military Road,

Kilmainham

Dublin, DO8 FW31

IE

National Botanic Gardens

For more information visit the National Botanic Gardens website.

Getting in: simply show your pass in the Gardens' retail outlet for entry. 

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday: 9AM - 5PM
Saturday - Sunday: 10AM - 6PM

Getting there

Address

National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin 9, D09 VY63

Dublin, null

IE

National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology

For more information visit the National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology website.

Getting in: simply present your pass at the admissions counter.

Hours of Operation

Sunday - Monday : 1PM - 5PM 

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday: 10AM - 5PM 

Thursday: 10AM - 8PM

Please check the attraction website for up-to-date opening times
 

Getting there

Address

Kildare Street, Dublin 2

Dublin, null

IE

National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History

Please show your pass on arrival.

Hours of Operation

Tuesday - Saturday: 10AM - 5PM

Sunday - Monday: 1PM - 5PM

Getting there

Address

Collins Barracks,

Benburb Street

Dublin, null

IE

Newbridge Silverware Visitor Centre

For more information please see the Newbridge Silverware website.

Getting in

Just show your pass at the cashier desk in the Newbridge Silverware Showroom. You can then make your way to the Museum of Style Icons and later the restaurant for your cream tea. Your souvenir gift will be given to you in the restaurant.

 

Hours of Operation

Mondays to Saturdays: 9AM – 5PM
Sundays & Bank Holiday Mondays: 10AM – 5PM
Please note: last admission with your pass is at 4PM

Closings & Holidays

25th & 26th December
1st January

Getting there

Address

Newbridge Silverware, Athgarvan Road

Newbridge, Co. Kildare W12HT62

Dublin, W12HT62

Ireland

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