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Pearse Museum

Saint Enda's Park The Hermitage Grange Road | Rathfarnham, Dublin 16, Ireland
+353 1 493 4208
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Fascinating and free !

Interesting to visit the school and home, an insight into the lives of the Pearce... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
Almostgreynomad
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Sydney, Australia
Great museum and park.

Great museum and park. But awful café. Over 6 euro for coffee and soggy old (no longer crispy) rice... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
Daniel D
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Saint Enda's Park The Hermitage Grange Road | Rathfarnham, Dublin 16, Ireland
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Interesting to visit the school and home, an insight into the lives of the Pearce family. Exhibition is well done and thought provoking. Bonus is that you get to chat to enthusiastic staff on front desk, who are a wealth of knowledge ..... offering fascinating...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Great museum and park. But awful café. Over 6 euro for coffee and soggy old (no longer crispy) rice crispy square.

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

My visit to the Pearse museum was long over due. My love of this nations history has lead me on a journey of discovery. This museum offers an insight into the Pearses. Their lives are described in a simple yet interesting way. Pearse is made...More

Thank Feargal C
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

This visit was one of sentimental and historical importance for me as my great grand uncle taught physical education here back when it was a school pre 1916 It is an amazing building set in amazingly kept grounds and is free entry well worth a...More

1  Thank Conor01
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Everytime I have visitors, the first port of call is the Pearse Museum. It is a step into the past with wonderful artefacts and illustrations of a time gone by which throw a spotlight onto that enigmatic hero, Padraic Pearse and the Insurrection. The downstairs...More

Thank gmullan
Reviewed 2 June 2017

I discvered the Pearse Museum and St Enda's Park only last year - a wonderful find. Free of charge to enter this museum with many exhibits from the Pearse family including roll books of when Padraig Pearse set up his bi-lingual school before the 1916...More

Thank Milo528
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The entire house at St. Enda's is the museum which displays how this revolutionary leader, Padraig Pearse, ran a revolutionary educational school for boys. The home is lovingly preserved and filled with beautiful paintings, sculptures (many done by his brother Willy) and Padraig's own poems...More

Thank Teresa742
Reviewed 10 May 2017

This is a must visit place when visiting Dublin. Do not be put off by being in the suburbs and a good bus ride from the centre, it adds to the attraction. Pearse's house is set in the beautifully maintained Saint Enda's Park. The house...More

Thank Raymond F
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is one of my favourite places to visist. It is open all year around and is free to all. The park, gardens and house/school offer a great insight into Irelands historical past. The park is ideal for walking around and the museum is ideal...More

1  Thank DJCass
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Myself and my GF visited here today and were stunned with some of the artifacts and felt so proud to be Irish. They quality of the museum and its contents. The helpfulness of the staff. Sad. But did the Pearse brothers and family proud. Great...More

1  Thank Jono H
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Kilteel186605
8 May 2016|
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Response from rosempearse | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the 16 towards Balinteer. There is a stop by the entrance gate. Just ask the driver. The house is open every day except Christmas Day.
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