Guinness Storehouse is without a doubt Dublins most iconic tourist attraction and no visit to Ireland would be complete without a stop here. The Guinness Storehouse themed tourist attraction is located at St. James’s Gate in the centre of old Dublin City. It is still the original production site and has been the home to the Guinness Brewery since 1759, when Arthur Guinness signed a lease for 9,000 years. For many visitors a pint of the black stuff is symbolic of Ireland, so it goes without saying that a stop here is a definite, also where better to drink Guinness then at its home.
Located in a converted storehouse, that dates back to 1904, is the self guided and multimedia brewery experience, which is set over seven floors, shaped around a giant pint. During a visit visitors are immersed in more than 250 year’s of Guinness heritage and history that illustrates the tale of Ireland’s famous beer, whilst explaining the ingredients, the craft and various processes involved in producing this world renowned beer and the act of pulling the perfect pint, it should take 119.5 seconds at a 45 degree angle! Throughout visitors will learn all there is to know about Ireland’s most famous export, including the story behind some of its most memorable adverts, through an array of audiovisual and interactive displays. The tour includes access to the Gravity Bar where you get to sample a complimentary Guinness whilst, enjoying the splendid panoramic views of Dublin City from this elevated position.
The Guinness Storehouse has a lovely cosy restaurant where a delicious range of traditional Irish dishes are served, many having a Guinness influence. The Gift Shop has an enormous range of Guinness souvenirs and mementoes for sale, there is sure to be something here to appeal to all tastes.
The Guinness Storehouse is open daily throughout the year.
A visit will be an unforgettable part of your Irish adventure.