Walking Tours

Jan - Dec

Booking Information

Our schedule of Walking Tours is available here.

Tours last for approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes and start from the Abbey foyer.

The Walking Tour does not include our Backstage Tour. 

Discover Dublin’s dramatic side with this unique walking tour.

Walking Tour 

Swap the auditorium for Dublin’s streets, riverside, and parks with this guided outdoor Walking Tour. Discover how all the world’s a stage, as we reveal connections to the past, present, and future of Irish theatre all around town.

This is the perfect tour to get to know the city, or to see it in a whole new way!

Dublin: A City of Drama 

Explore the central role that Dublin’s diverse theatre spaces have played in the development of our capital, its people, politics, and cultural life. Discover the story of theatres old and new as we wander through time to learn about dramatic moments, political controversies and changing theatre styles.

This special edition tour will run on Friday, 27th September, Thursday, 3rd October and Thursday, 10th October and is available to book now.


Accessibility and Suitability 

The tour distance is approximately 2.5 km/1.5 miles. Please specify if mobility is an issue when booking, and we will do our utmost to accommodate. 

The Walking Tour may be adapted or cancelled due to bad weather conditions.

We recommend the tour for ages 16+. 

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6 July - 31 December 2024

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Abbey Theatre
26/27 Lower Abbey Street
Dublin 1
D01 K0F1