Pearse Museum

Things to do in County Dublin Dublin, Ireland - Pearse Museum - YourDaysOut

Pearse Museum and St Enda’s Park was where Patrick Pearse lived and ran his innovative Irish-speaking school, Scoil Éanna, between 1910-16. ‘The Hermitage’ was originally built by Edward Hudson, State Dentist, who signed a lease on the lands in 1786. Over a century later, Patrick Pearse discovered the house while on a historical pilgrimage of sites associated with Robert Emmet. Set in nearly fifty acres of beautiful parkland, the museum tells the story of Patrick Pearse and his brother William, both of whom were executed for their part in the 1916 Rising. Pearse Museum and St Enda’s Park are operated and managed by the Office of Public Works. The current museum exhibition seeks to recapture a sense of the spirit of the house during Pearse’s time. His study and the family sitting room allow very personal glimpses of the lives of the former occupants. Side by side with these rooms are the more public spaces in which Pearse’s pupils lived and...

Saint Enda's Park, Grange Rd, Haroldsgrange, Dublin 16, Ireland
Nov-Jan: Daily | 9.30am-4pm. Feb: Daily | 9.30am-5pm. Mar-Oct Daily | 9.30am-5.30pm. Open Sundays and Bank Holidays at 10am
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