Guinness Storehouse Tour

Tour Overview

A visit to the magical home of GUINNESS is a must on any tour of Dublin. Guinness Storehouse is Ireland’s top visitor attraction located in the heart of the Guinness Brewery at St James’s Gate. Housed in an old fermentation plant, now the seven-storey visitor experience tells the story of this world famous drink. It is a dramatic story that begins over 250 years ago and ends in Gravity Bar, where visitors will receive a complimentary pint of Guinness while relaxing and enjoying spectacular views over Dublin.

The adventure begins the moment you walk through the door and into the building’s giant, pint-shaped heart of glass. As you wander through Guinness Storehouse, you’ll discover what goes into making the “Black Stuff” – the ingredients, the process, the passion.

General Information

  • Address: St James’s Gate, Dublin 8, Ireland
  • General Enquiries: 353 1 408 4800; customer.service@diageo.com
  • Group Reservations: 353 1 643 5910; storehouseeventadmin@diageo.com
  • Website: www.guinness-storehouse.com
  • Season: All Year. Closed: 24th, 25th & 26th December, Good Friday
  • Opening Times: January-June & September-December Daily 09.30-17.00 (last admission at 5pm). July and August: Daily 09.30-19.00 (last admission at 7pm)

Tour Itinerary

What’s Inside

7 storey visitor experience, 360 degree views from the Gravity Bar, learn how to craft your own pint of Guinness, complimentary food tastings daily, Guinness Tasting Rooms, Flagship retail store, learn about over 250 years of Guinness history.

Visitor ticket

Admission ticket entitles visitor to one complimentary pint of Guinness or soft drink. Ticket can be redeemed in either Gravity Bar OR any other bar at Guinness Storehouse including the Guinness Academy where visitor can learn how to craft the perfect pint. Additional pints can be purchased throughout the building with the exception of Gravity Bar. Visitors may not carry drinks between floors.

How to get here

On foot - approximately 2km from Trinity college. By bus - bus 123, 48 and 13 routes. By Luas - red line to St James's Hospital and approximately 5 minuets walk.

Average Length of visit

Minimum 1 hour 30 minutes recommended.

Visitor Parking

Free visitors car park on Crane Street. Public coach parking on Market Street, Crane Street & Echlin Street.

Language Facilities and audio guide

Visitor information map available in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Chinese and Japanese. Free audio tours available for visitors in French, German, Italian and Spanish. Official Guinness Storehouse app and interactive guide available for download from the App Store or guinness-storehouse.com in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.

Restaurants

Barge Cafe: Located on first floor. Open daily from 10am-5pm (6pm July & August). Food on Five: Located on fifth floor comprising; Brewers Dining Hall, Arthurs Bar and Gilroy’s Restaurant. Open daily 12-4pm. Check at time of booking.

Shopping

Located on the ground floor, The Store offers the largest range of Guinness branded merchandise and “Exclusive” Guinness Storehouse range. Tax free shopping for non-European visitors. Open from 9.30am to 6.00pm daily, January-June & September-December and 8.00pm daily July-August.

Disability Access

Guinness Storehouse is fully wheelchair accessible throughout. Please advise at time of booking of any special requirements.

Additional Information

There is no additional information for this tour

Essential Tour Information

Departing Country: Ireland

Departing City: Dublin

Departing From: Guinness Storehouse St James Gate, Dublin 8

Languages: English

Duration: 2 Hours

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