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.


Special Offers

December Special

Bed and Breakfast rate for December only!  Perfect for when you are coming to Dublin to shop, see a show or to meet friends.  The Dublin Christmas Market is on our doorstep, the Gaiety Panto is a two minute walk and the iconic Grafton Street is around the corner - you can't get a better location in Dublin city.

Gaiety Panto Rate

Special Bed and Breakfast rate for guests attending the Gaiety Panto show.  The Grafton Capital Hotel is only a 2 minute walk from the Gaiety and is the perfect match for your visit to the Panto!

4 Nights or more Special

Stay 4 nights or more and get a great discount, must be booked at least 60 days in advance.  Rate is room only, breakfast is available in the hotel.

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Guest Reviews

Elson

We really loved our stay and would stay with you again. Excellent location, comfortable room and ALL staff friendly and helpful. Thank you so much. The Frank family from Oklahoma

K. Duffy

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.

Michael

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

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