Explore young Oscar Wilde's Dublin with one of Dublin's best new guided tours.
Retrace the footsteps of Oscar Wilde in the early days of his life while he grew up in Dublin. Often neglected, the influences and surroundings of Oscar's upbringing shaped him into the world famous icon that he is today. This unique guided walking tour explores his birthplace, college and social haunts and encompasses quotes, talks and readings from selected Oscar Wilde works.
It is the only guided tour focusing exclusively on the fascinating early life of Oscar Wilde in his home city.
Your guide Oisin O'Nuallain has extensive knowledge on the life and times of Oscar Wilde in Dublin and is guaranteed to provide a fascinating insight into this wonderful writer.
Reserve a group tour place online
Revised 2019 Tour Schedule
The Oscar Wilde Guided Walking tour is designed to be intimate and is often tailored to needs of each small group. Therefore tour places are very limited and in high demand so pre-booking is preferred and recommended. We offer two types of tours - Private and group tours.
Private Tours are available any time on Tuesdays and Thursdays and most weekends
Private tour prices will depend on group size - prices on application
Please see the private tours page to request a private tour
For requesting a private tour please go to the Private tour page
Group Tours run every Sunday and Sunday at 2 pm departing from Oscar Wilde family home, 1 Merrion Square west. Tours will only run if there is enough pre-bookings
If you are trying to book a group tour place on the tour day please email / text to check if a tour is running on that day. The booking system will not accept bookings on the day of the tour
Price for a group tour place is 15 euro per person
Please note note no group tours on the 23rd and 24th Febuary.
Guaranteed Max group size 8 - this ensures the best interactions with the tour participants
Duration 90 minutes - Approx 1.5 km route (Wheel chair friendly route)
We may ask for you email address for marketing purposes - this is voluntary
If the date you require is not available in the booking system please email and we will get back to you very soon. See the contact us page for details.