Historic House Tours
With the exception of minors (under 18), all tour participants will be required to show proof of full vaccination, or proof of recovery from COVID-19 within the last six months.
Explore the stunning surroundings and turbulent history of Numbers 85 and 86 St Stephen’s Green on MoLI’s Historic House Tour.
These beautiful examples of Georgian opulence – with lavish stuccowork by the famous Lafranchini brothers – have served not only as a university and a museum, but also as the townhouse of Buck Whaley, one of Ireland’s most infamous playboys and adventurers.
Join your guide as they bring you on a journey through these hidden historic rooms, witness these architectural treasures up close, and learn about the many fascinating characters that have passed through over the centuries.
Note: One room on the tour requires use of narrow steps. Wheelchair access is not available for this part of the tour. Please contact us in advance if you are visiting us and have any mobility or requirements, to ensure we are ready to assist you in accessing the building on your planned arrival.