The Guinness Storehouse is located in the heart of the Guinness brewery at St James's Gate. Housed in an old fermentation plant, this seven storey visitor experience tells the history of the making of this world famous beer. It is a dramatic story that begins 250 years ago and ends in Gravity Bar where visitors receive a complimentary pint of Guinness while relaxing and enjoying spectacular views over Dublin. The adventure begins the moment you walk through the door into the building's giant, pint-shaped heart of glass. You will discover what goes into making the "Black Stuff", the ingredients, the process, the passion. You'll learn about Arthur Guinness and find out how the drink that carries his name has been transported around the world.
Facilities – at a glance
- Parking onsite
- Fully accessible
- Accessible toilets
- Open all year
- Opening Times: Open daily 9.30-5 (last admission 5). Late summer opening Jul & Aug 9-8. Closed 24-25 Dec & St Stephens Day
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About the area
It is often visited on a weekend trip, but rushing around is not the best way to experience Dublin. When Ireland joined the European Union, an economic boom began that flourished in the ‘Celtic Tiger’ years of the 1990s – fashion, the arts, food and Irish culture all blossomed, turning Dublin into one of the world’s hottest city destinations. Its transformation has continued into the 21st century with a technology boom.
There is something very special about this small city with its split personality – exhilarating and chic on one side but traditional, with an older generation still hanging on to pre-EU values, on the other.
One of the city’s irresistible charms is its welcoming people; so take time to relax in the pubs and cafes while absorbing the craic that is synonymous with the Irish. Slide away from the touristy themed pubs to discover the real heart of Dublin in its less well known taverns and in conversation with the locals.
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Restaurants and Pubs
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