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This exciting interactive visitor attraction is located in the heart of Dublin's Temple Bar district, just off Dame Street. The museum is housed over four floors and 13,000 square feet in a historic Foster Place landmark building, previously the home for Ireland's gold store and arms at the turn of the last century!
The Wax Museum is an outstandingly original visitor attraction and has been designed to deliver an interactive experience taking you on a journey through Irish cultural heritage, an enchanting children's zone of discovery, Ireland's only dedicated tribute to our top scientific inventors, a Green Screen video room, a fully functioning recording studio and all the exceptional life like wax work characters you can expect at the national wax museum.
The National Wax Museum Plus offers a museum experience unlike any other! Whether you are young or old, a culture vulture or fun seeker, male or female, star struck or star studded, The National Wax Museum Plus is the ultimate entertainment experience for all.
- The Time Vaults - Irish history & mythology from the Viking invasion to the Good Friday
- The Science & Discovery Zones - celebrate the many brilliant scientists and mathematicians that have graced Ireland’s history.
- The Kids’ World - a world of fantasy and imagination for younger visitors
- The Wax Factor Studio - take part in your favourite music video!
- The Recording Studio - use the same equipment used by professional music producers
Open Year Round
Daily 10:00 - 19:00
Closed: December 24 to 26
Last admission: 18:15 pm
Approx. visit duration: 45 minutes to 1 hour minimum
Senior (aged 65+): €12.00
Student (with valid ID): €12.00
Child (aged 4-12): €8.00
Toddler (aged 0-3): Free
Family (2 adults & 2 children): €38.00
Pre-booking is advisable
Other Useful Information
Free information leaflets and audio guides available in English.
DINING / REFRESHMENTS
Cafe open daily serving tea, coffee, cakes, ice cream and confectionary.
Gift shop selling souvenirs, t-shirts, toys, novelty gifts & stationary.
Paid car parking 150m away in the Park Right Car Park on Fleet Street. Coach set down area on Dame Street with coach parking on Nassau Street.
Partially wheelchair accessible. (the basement cannot be accessed with the lift).
Group rates available (minimum 10 people). Pre-booking required.
The National Wax Museum Plus is in the heart of Dublin city centre, just off Dame Street and opposite Trinity College.
Take the Dart to Tara Street.
Take the Luas Red Line to Jervis Street or the Green Line to St. Stephen’s Green.
Dublin Bus routes to Dame Street & College Green include the 9, 13, 16, 27, 40, 54a, 65, 65b, 68, 77a, 83 & 150.
Best Ticket Prices
Buy 'Best Value' Tickets from Heritage Island's partner website.
Tickets valid for 365 days from purchase
No Booking Fees
and special rates for seniors, students, kids & families.
If you have a group enquiry for 10 or more people, you can contact us here.