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Oscar Wilde House, Dublin

Oscar Wilde (1854 – 1900) was an Irish writer and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s.

The Oscar Wilde House is a beautiful example of Georgian architecture as is retains its many remarkable cornices, architraves throughout. The Wilde family moved here in 1855, not long after Oscar was born, and remained in residence until 1876.

American College took over the house in January 1994 and as a result of a major restoration project the first floor is available to hire for corporate and private functions, art and sculpture exhibitions and other cultural functions. Students studying at American College Dublin take classes on the top two floors of the house. The Oscar Wilde house can be viewed by groups by appointment.

Opening Times

The House is open throughout the year for group tours, minimum group size 25, advance booking is necessary. +353 (0) 1 662 0281

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Ticket Prices

€8

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Disabled Facilities

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Telephone: +353 (0) 1 662 0281
Email: president@amcd.ie

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American College Dublin,
2 Merrion Square,
Dublin 2,
Dublin

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