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The Dublin Tenement Experience - CLOSED

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Our best experience in Dublin

Don't leave Dublin without visiting this amazing experience. Trace the story of 14 Henrietta... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2018
Rowan F
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A trip through two centuries of Dublin home life

We loved this museum and the tour. Walking from room to room was a walk through time from the... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
Myrlah O
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14 Henrietta Street, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

Don't leave Dublin without visiting this amazing experience. Trace the story of 14 Henrietta Street from its beginnings as a desirable Georgian residence through its life as a Victorian and 20th century tenement. The house is brought to life through a mixture of relaxed guided...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rowan F
Reviewed 22 November 2018

I expected to see the Georgian part of the building in all its glory but got empty rooms . I expected to feel the change but I didn’t . The basement gave an idea of the squalor but it was clean squalor . The room...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

We loved this museum and the tour. Walking from room to room was a walk through time from the wealthy couple who built the townhouse to the hundred people who lived in the subdivided rooms in harder times to the final tenant in the 1970s....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Myrlah O
Reviewed 14 October 2018

We found the tour of the tenement museum to be really informative. The guide was knowledgeable and insightful. The house has been partially restored and deals with both the Georgian experience (18th century townhouse) and the periods when it was a tenement. I had done...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 12 July 2015

Couldn't find this in dublin tenemewnt experience dublin. Has it closed? What has happened.There should be a message to say this is now closed. Looks so good. Reviews excellent but none since last year. Couldn't find this in dublin tenemewnt experience dublin. Has it closed?...More

Date of experience: July 2015
13  Thank 21bubbles21
Reviewed 21 August 2013

In an actual original tenement house, No 14 Henrietta St, you get an insight into what life was like during the 1913-14 Lockout in Dublin. First there is an introductory video, and then, straightaway, you're in the middle of a family living and trying to...More

Date of experience: July 2013
7  Thank bobspolo13
Reviewed 20 August 2013

Excellent "live" museum type experience in Henrietta Street at this house. Couple of young people acting (very well too!) what life was like in the crowded awful tenements in Dublin's 1910ies - bringing history to life regarding Larkin and the advent of trade unions in...More

Date of experience: July 2013
4  Thank GeraldineM53
Reviewed 7 August 2013

This short interactive presentation set in Number 14 Henrietta Street gives an emotional,intimate insight into the social deprivation of life in the Dublin tenements and how this was impacted upon by the 1913-14 Lockout. The players are superb, bringing industrial history to life. To say...More

Date of experience: July 2013
3  Thank late_starters40
Reviewed 6 August 2013

Please do yourselves a huge favour and visit this before the end of August. Authentic tenement building with a re in action of aspects of life in this building during the 1913 Dublin Lock Out. Very intense acting by Anu theatre group Huge congratulations to...More

Date of experience: August 2013
2  Thank DublinMinnie
Reviewed 21 July 2013

This is an excellent snapshot of Dublin tenement life during the 1913 lockout's to force workers to abandon the ITGWU. It gives a great insight into the motivations and uncertainties, the emotions and despair of the occupants of 14 Henrietta St tenement house. Go along...More

Date of experience: July 2013
2  Thank SwordsPat
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