The National Wax Museum PLUS

An exciting interactive visitor attraction located in the heart of Dublin's Temple Bar district in the city centre. Whether you are young or old, a culture vulture or a fun seeker, it's a great experience. 

Open Year Round.

No Booking or Payment Card Fees. Tickets Valid for 365 days - use at leisure.

Temple Bar, Dublin 2 (See Map Below)


Enjoy an experience of sight, sound and entertainment! The National Wax Museum Plus is an exciting interactive visitor attraction located in the heart of Dublin's city centre Temple Bar district and just off Dame Street. The museum is housed over four floors and 13,000 square feet in an historic landmark building, previously the home of Ireland's gold store and arms at the turn of the last century!

The museum 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 its top scientific inventors; a Green Screen video room; a fully functioning recording studio; and all the exceptional life-like wax work characters you would expect at the national wax museum.

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 a great entertainment experience for all. Features include the Time Vaults of Irish History; an Enchanting Children's zone; Irish Heroes of Science & Discovery; the Wax Factor Video Studio; a recording studio; a Hall of Irish Legends; and the Grand Hall.



Located in the heart of Dublin's city centre just off Dame Street, beside the Bank of Ireland and opposite Trinity College.

By DART (train): The nearest DART station is Tara Street.

By LUAS (tram): The nearest stop is either Stephen's Green on the Green line or Jervis Street on the Red line.

By Bus: Routes to Dame Street & College Green include the 9, 13, 16, 27, 40, 54a, 65, 65b, 68, 77a, 83, 150.

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The National Wax Museum PLUS
Foster Place, Temple Bar, Dublin 2
T. +353 (0)1 671 8373

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Open Year Round

Daily 10:00 - 19:00

Closed: December 24 to 26

Last admission is 45 minutes before closing

Approx Visit Duration: 45 to 60 minutes


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Tickets are guaranteed best value and are valid for 365 days from the date of purchase - for use during attraction opening dates and times.



Café with tea/coffee, soft drinks, sweets, cakes and crisps. 


Gift Shop with souvenirs, toys and branded items. 


Car parking nearby at Park Rite, Fleet Street, Temple Bar (fee required).


Partially wheelchair accessible (basement is not wheelchair accessible). Accessible toilet.  

Note: Opening times may be subject to change and attraction website and contact details will be on your ticket for any updates. 

Indoor (all weather) Family Friendly Cool for Kids (under 8) Wheelchair access (partial) Tea Rooms / Coffee Shop Baby Changing Assistance / Guide Dogs Permitted Gift Shop Free WIFI
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