James Joyce Tower & Museum in County Dublin
James Joyce Tower & Museum in County Dublin

James Joyce Tower & Museum in County Dublin

Are you a lover of literature? Or do you consider yourself a history lover? Well then, make sure to visit the James Joyce Tower and Museum! The tower was built in the 19th century by the British army to defend against a Napoleonic invasion. For James Joyce lovers, it is the tower on which one of his most famous works is set, that work is Ulysses. Nowadays, it is home to the James Joyce Museum, which features an impressive amount of Joyce inspired objects.

Where can I find the James Joyce Tower & Museum?

The tower is located just 2km east of Dun Laoghaire, and 14km from the city centre, in Sandycove Co Dublin. This area can be reached by the local DART train service.

Since it was built as a military vantage point, visitors can also feast their eyes on the fantastic views of South County Dublin, and the seaside surrounding it. These views include “The awakening mountains”, which were often referred to by Joyce in his works. This area boasts one of the most fascinating adventures in Ireland, one can enjoy the beautiful scenery that the area has to offer, along with taking in the unique information that the facility offers. So what are you waiting for? Make the most of your next day off, and learn all you can about one of the worlds most famous authors!

  • Small and large groups catered for.
  • Open from 10am to 4pm in the Winter, and 10am to 6pm during the Summer.
  • Admission is free, but donations are welcome.

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