Take a self-guided tour of the Guinness Storehouse, which features interactive exhibits and demonstrations of the brewing process. Learn the history behind the legendary stout, check out vintage ads, and get to grips with the barley, hops, and the art of pouring a perfect pint. Then, learn about the brewing process and Arthur Guinness himself, before enjoying a complimentary pint with views over Dublin at the Gravity Bar.
Skip-the-line tickets are great for time-pressed travelers, while some tours combine the Storehouse with Irish whiskey experiences. The Guinness Storehouse is also a stop on many hop-on hop-off bus routes.
Things to Know Before You Go
Storehouse admission includes one complimentary pint at the Gravity Bar.
Opt for a skip-the-line ticket to save time on the day at this popular attraction.
Dublin city tours, hop-on hop-off buses, and beer and spirits-themed tours typically stop here; the self-guided tour inside is easy to follow on your own.
The storehouse is wheelchair and stroller accessible.
Book the Connoisseur Experience for an exclusive, 75-minute tasting experience.
How to Get There
The storehouse is located in central Dublin at St. James’s Gate, easily accessible on foot, by taxi, or via public transportation. Many hop-on hop-off bus routes also pass by, while some tours include round-trip transportation.
When to Get There
If you don’t mind sipping a pint in the morning, it’s advisable to arrive early to beat the crowds. Hours vary seasonally, with weekends and holidays typically being the busiest times to visit.
History of the Guinness Storehouse
The site of the current storehouse was originally a fermentation plant for the St. James’s Gate Brewery until it closed in 1988. The building was the first multi-story, steel-framed building constructed in Ireland and was designed in the Chicago School of Architecture style.
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