Irish Whiskey Museum

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119 Grafton Street
Dublin 2

Phone: +353 1 525 0970
Website: Visit Website

Nature of Business
Whiskey Museum and Private Hire Venue


The Irish Whiskey Museum is housed in an Edwardian style building at the bottom of Grafton Street, right in the heart of Dublin city. It is located directly across from the main entrance of Trinity College and is served by every form of public transport in Dublin.


The Irish Whiskey Museum uniquely depicts the origins of Irish whiskey, its rise to glory, its dramatic fall and of course, the current revival of new Irish whiskeys. Savor the captivating anecdotes by our entertaining guides as they bring you through the ages of Irish whiskey. Enjoy a little tipple of Irish whiskey and become a true master of whiskey tasting. 

For tour times and prices check out our website.

Private Hire

The Irish Whiskey Museum truly is one of Dublin’s most hidden gems. With a variety of themed rooms spanning three floors, the museum has become a very popular choice for those seeking a unique, vibrant space for hosting events. 

  • Room rental – 1, 2 or 3 floors
  • Up to 140 people
  • 7pm – 12am, Monday – Thursday
  • 3 packages
  • Full range of beverages 
  • Canapes menu
  • Live music and DJ’s available at request

For more information, check out the venue hire section on our website.

Group bookings and Corporate 

At the Irish Whiskey Museum, we have the capacity to accommodate up to 28 people on private tours (larger groups can be separated into several tours 15 minutes apart). Translators can also be provided at an additional rate. 

Our blending room is also available for corporate hire from 9:30am – 4pm, Monday – Thursday.

Optional extras include: 

  • Tea and coffee on arrival
  • Projector and screen
  • Lunch

McDonnell's Bar

We are excited to announce that McDonnells Bar at the Irish Whiskey Museum is now open till late on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights. If you're looking for a central spot for a couple of drinks and a beautiful night time view of Trinity College, drop in to us for a whiskey flight, a pint of Guinness, a cocktail or whatever tickles your fancy.


Don't forget to keep an eye on our Events Calendar for everything from special whiskey tasting events to candlelit storytelling here at the Irish Whiskey Museum!

Opening Hours

10.00am (first tour at 10.30am) to 6pm (last tour) all year round Available for private hire in the evenings.