Tara's Palace and Museum of Childhood, Enniskerry

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Enter the magical world of dolls and fairies and admire hundreds of miniatures at Tara's Palace and Museum of Childhood. With its rich collection of tiny models, furniture, dolls, and dollhouses created by some of the world's most renowned craftsmen, the museum appeals to both kids and adults. The highlight of the collection is without a doubt the famous Tara's Palace, the 22-room masterpiece dollhouse that took over two decades to build. Every miniature piece of furniture in the palace is a work of art, and some are hundreds of years old. The funds that the museum raises through admission fees are used to help children's charity programs throughout Ireland. Use our Enniskerry trip planner to arrange your visit to Tara's Palace and Museum of Childhood and other attractions in Enniskerry.
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  • The museum closed in September 2018 and has moved to the Irish National Museum in Dublin. It will be on display there from the end of 2019. The museum closed in September 2018 and moved to Dublin in the International Museum. Taras Palace will there be exposed from end of 2019.
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  • We stopped in here while visiting Powers court house. It's staffed by wonderful volunteers and is quite inexpensive. It's a small area with two main rooms full of miniatures and displays. They make go...  more »
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  • this place don't even exist any more
  • Oh this was a cute place. Young children will like it. Of course it is very small and you'd finish it in about 15-20 minutes since it is not interactive in any way.
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