* Now reopened after renovations *
Originally built as a defence against the expected Napoleonic invasion, this "Martello Tower" now houses a museum dedicated to the life and works of James Joyce. It was here that he set the first chapter of the novel Ulysses. Set in a peaceful loaction in Sandycove, just a short walk from Dun Laoghaire in South County Dublin. The collection here includes some of Joyce's personal possessions, photographs, letters, and first and rare editions of the book.
2014 Opening hours: 10am to 6pm every day. Admission is free!
Note: Map is an approximate indication ONLY. Please contact James Joyce Museum for directions and precise location prior to your visit.