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Dublin Sights

No. 29

  • 29 Fitzwilliam St. Lower Map It
  • House/Mansion/Villa

Updated 04/29/2014

Fodor's Review

Everything in this carefully refurbished 1794 home, known simply as Number Twenty-Nine, is in keeping with the elegant lifestyle of the Dublin middle class between 1790 and 1820, the height of the Georgian period, when the house was owned by a wine merchant's widow. From the basement to the attic—in the kitchen, nursery, servants' quarters, and the formal living areas—the National Museum has re-created the period's style with authentic furniture, paintings, carpets,

curtains, paint, wallpapers, and even bell pulls.

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Address:

29 Fitzwilliam St. Lower, Dublin, Co. Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland

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Phone:

01-702–6165

Sight Details:

  • €6
  • Tues.–Sat. 10–5

Updated 04/29/2014

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Nov 11, 2008

Worthwhile historic house

A fascinating historic house with lots of excellent period furniture and personal effects -- focuses on the middle merchant class rather than the aristocracy. Very informative tour. Excellent.

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Oct 13, 2007

A little gem

An excellent example of middle class georgian life in Dublin. The fact that visits are by tour only make them particularly interesting and informative.

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