GPO Museum

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GPO Museum

What you'll do

Dublin’s General Post Office is one of Dublin’s key historic attractions and hot topic among the history of the Easter Rising.

Visit the GPO Dublin Museum with Go City®

  • Learn all about the Easter Rising and the other key events that shaped modern Irish history.
  • Enjoy multi-sensory exhibitions
  • Multi-lingual audio guides available
  • Your pass also gives you access to many more Dublin attractions, so be sure to check them out

Winner of the Micheletti Award at the 2017 European Museum Academy Awards, GPO Museum in Dublin is a historical must-see when in Ireland. Learn all about the 1916 Easter Rising and modern Irish history. 

One of the oldest operating postal headquarters in the world, Dublin's General Post Office has witnessed over two centuries of Irish history and is one of the country's most famous buildings. 

General Post Office (GPO) Museum highlights

This spectacular award-winning experience focuses on the 1916 Easter Rising and modern Irish history. Learn the fascinating stories through authentic artefacts, personal tales and photographs, electronic touch screens, and video and audio booths. Don't miss the specially created centrepiece film that puts you right in the middle of the action during the Rising as it happened at the GPO.

Thomas F. Meagher Exhibition

An exhibition on the Irish flag, which commemorates the first flying of the Irish Tricolour in 1848 by Thomas F. Meagher.

Witnessing History exhibition

This spectacular award-winning experience focuses on the 1916 Easter Rising and Modern Irish History.  Learn about the fascinating  story of modern Irish history from all sides through authentic artefacts, personal tales and photographs, electronic touch screens, video, audio visual booths and sound. Don't miss the interesting facts and cultural significance of the GPO Museum Dublin!

GPO Museum facts

  • The GPO building was the communications hub of Ireland and served as headquarters to those taking part in the 1916 Easter Rising
  • The façade is all that remains of the original building, the rest being destroyed by a fire in the Easter Uprising
  • It was one of the last Georgian buildings erected in the capital in 1814

Experience GPO Museum and many other attractions with the All Inclusive Pass.

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Know before you go

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.

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

Where you'll be

Operating hours

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

Closings & holidays

Irish public holidays

23 & 24 December

GPO Museum

+353 (0) 1 816 9538

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Free cancellation

Plans can change, we get it. All non-activated passes are eligible for a refund within 90 days from your purchase date.

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