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The Custom House

Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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The Custom House, which has been a Dublin landmark for over two hundred years, was the architectural masterpiece of James Gandon. It was completed in 1791 after a ten-year construction period. This exhibition outlines the history of the Custom...more
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Custom House Quay, Dublin D01 W6X0, Ireland
+353 1 880 2000
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All reviews impressive building open to the public architectural masterpiece easter uprising culture night liffey river quick visit beautiful architecture worth a visit north side great history customs government james exhibition dome restoration
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The custom house in dublin is old historical sites which is now best attraction in winter time with winter light

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Dint go in the place as you ad to pay but took loads of pictures what were amazing Defo recomend going their

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank X2409IBbenl
Reviewed October 18, 2018

Like most Customs Houses around the world it is big. It sits on the bank of the Liffey River and is a remarkable piece of architecture, built in the early 1790's. Although you not be allowed in side it's still worth a look at from...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

The Custom House is a very impressive building which is now over 200 years old, I didn't have the time to go round the interior but the outside is very impressive and definitely worth a photostop

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 235AndrewR
Reviewed August 20, 2018

We went by the Custom house while on a walking tour. There's not much to see, but that's NOT why you go here. I would say this is a must see on a walking tour. It is one of those few historical places that is...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank beir13
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Many visitors to Dublin are likely to drive past The Customs House and be impressed with its stature and classical architecture. Upon talking to a number of other tourists few seem to take advantage of the free entry to wander around the ground and first...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 602Tony
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Piece of great architecture that's nice to look at both from the outside and inside. Entry is free and there are free restrooms inside as well. However the exhibition itself felt rather lackluster and it's no big loss if it isn't visited.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RangeR
Reviewed July 27, 2018

Very friendly staff helped us and off we went on a self-guided tour and history of the building. So sad it was burned down by our own people in 1921. Great to see it restored. The exhibition explores activities of several Government offices over two...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Christy_Luv2
Reviewed May 20, 2018

This is a lovely neoclassical building that was damaged as part of the 1926 Easter uprising. There is a free to the public section of the building if it is a nice day, I suggest going upstairs and looking at the windows to get a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank dgbg100106
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

This is an easy visit, since it is free and doesn’t take long. If you’re interested at all in the history of the city or the architecture, this exhibition provides some well packaged tidbits. Also the view of Dublin from the upstairs windows is by...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank John N
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