Museum of Childhood and Tara's Palace, Malahide

Visit the enchanting Museum of Childhood, located in the beautifully restored old Corn Store building in the Courtyard of Malahide Castle. Let your imagination take over as you view antique toys, historic childhood bygones and dolls' houses dating back over 300 years.

Be amazed at Tara's Palace, our centre piece. Tara's Palace is undoubtedly one of the world's most significant Dolls Houses. Let your mind step into this miniature Palace created to 1/12th scale by Irish master craftsmen. Kids of all ages, from 5 to 105 love Tara's Palace. The Museum of Childhood is one of Dublin's 'must see' museums.

It is a hidden treasure. Ideal as part of a day trip to Malahide Castle and the beautiful village of Malahide itself. Malahide is easily reached by car, bus or DART. So, for a great treat, drop in to see us in Tara's Palace. We look forward to welcoming you.

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Over the past 10 years I spend an average of 190 nights per annum in hotels throughout Europe and the USA, and the Trinity is my favourite hotel of all! The friendly staff and the accommodation make for an enjoyable stay.


Really nice hotel, staff very helpful. Bed very comfy and rooms nice and warm, would recommend it to all.

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