14 Henrietta Street | Georgian townhouse to tenement dwelling

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Photograph reproduced courtesy of Bill Hastings.
Photograph reproduced courtesy of Bill Hastings

14 Henrietta Street – Georgian townhouse to tenement dwelling

Set in a Georgian townhouse, 14 Henrietta Street tells the story of the building’s shifting fortunes, from family home and powerbase to courthouse; from barracks to its final incarnation as a tenement hall.

The stories of the house and street mirror the story of Dublin and her citizens.

The building is accessed via a Guided Tour only, available on

Wednesday to Saturday : 10.00; 11.00; 12.00; 13.00; 14.00; 15.00; 16.00
Sunday : 12.00; 13.00; 14.00; 15.00; 16.00
Monday and Tuesday : Closed

As we experiencing a high volume of interest at the moment, it is advisable to book in advance of your visit. 

Restoring 300 years

Restoring 300 years

Henrietta Street is the most intact collection of early to mid-18th century houses in Ireland - work began on the street in the 1720s. From Georgian townhouse to Tenement dwellings, 14 Henrietta Street tells the story of the people who lived there, and how social change impacted on them over time.

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 What will you experience?

What will you experience?

14 Henrietta Street seeks to help you deepen your understanding of the history of urban life and housing in Ireland, through people and memory. Taking the stories, personal experiences and objects of former residents of the tenements, coupled with new ongoing social and architectural history research, the Museum gathers, interprets and preserves Dublin’s tenement history.

Please note that the house is accessed by Guided Tour only. It is advisable to book in advance of your visit to avoid disappointment at times of heavy volume. 

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