Saint Enda’s Park, Grange Rd, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16, D16 Y7Y5
Ph: (01) 716 5900
Hours: Monday CLOSED
Tuesday to Sunday 10.30 am to 6 pm
Admission: FREE (There is no charge for entry to the park or museum).
All info Website: https://pearsemuseum.ie/
✨The Pearse Museum is a living memorial to the memory of Patrick Pearse and his brother, William. Patrick Pearse was an educationalist and nationalist who was executed for his part in the 1916 Rising. The museum is dedicated to preserving his legacy and sharing his story with the world
✨The museum is located in St. Enda’s Park in Rathfarnham, a suburb on the south side of Dublin, Ireland. The museum used to be an Irish speaking school, named St. Enda’s.
✨Following the death of Padraig Pearse’s sister, Margaret Mary Pearse, in 1968, St. Enda’s was handed over to the state, with the school house being converted into a museum which is now devoted to the Pearse brothers.
✨The museum have painstakingly put together reconstructions of several of the original rooms, which include Pearse’s study, the family sitting room, the school art gallery, the school museum, and one of the dormitories. They also have a whole gallery dedicated to the works of William Pearse, who was a master sculptor.
✨The nature study room in the courtyard is where visitors can come to learn about Irish plants and animals. There are also examples of Irish plants and animals in the nature study room for visitors to see.
✨Situated in a picturesque parkland setting, the museum is an elegant 18th-century house that once served as the home of Richard Moore, Attorney General for Ireland and judge, from 1840 to 1857.
✨The museum underwent renovations in May 2006 and re-opened to the public on November 28th, 2008. The museum is open seven days a week and admission is free..
Pears Museum is dedicated to 2 brothers, Irish nationalists, leaders and heroes who were executed in the 1916 Rising for going against the British rules. It’s a former Pear’s School, today open for public with the access to rooms where Pears and his students lived. Visitors can explore the house and see sitting room, school art gallery, Pearse’s study as well as one of the dormitories. In the courtyard there are Irish flora and fauna display rooms. The Museum is located in beautiful St Enda’s Park grounds, in one of Dublin’s most liked parks with walk path, walled garden and waterfall.