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James Joyce Museum

James Joyce Museum

Nine miles (14km) south of Dublin, the Martello Tower is one of 34 towers built in 1804 to protect Ireland against a possible Napoleonic naval invasion. The tower was demilitarised in the 1860s and is now home to the James Joyce Museum. In 1962 Sylvia Beach, the Paris-based publisher of , founded the museum here. It was the place where Joyce stayed in 1904 and where he was inspired to set the opening chapter of his book. The exhibition hall contains first editions of most of Joyce's works as well as other memorabilia.

Address: Sandycove
Telephone: (0)1 280 9265
Transportation: DART to Sandycove, or bus 59 from Dun Laoghaire
Opening Time: Monday to Saturday 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm, and Sunday and public holidays 2pm-6pm (April to October). Open by prior arrangement at other times of year.
Admission: EUR6 (adults), EUR5 (children under 12). Concessions available.

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