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, 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.
April 2019: Please to announce the Oisin is now a full member of the ITGA (Independent Tour Guide Association)
Reserve a group tour place online
Revised Spring 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 - price on application
For requesting a private tour please go to the Private tour page
Group Tours run on a limited basis in the Spring departing from Oscar Wilde family home, 1 Merrion Square west. Tours will only run if there is enough pre-bookings and will be confirmed via email the day before
The next scheduled group tour dates are
Saturday 4th May @ 2pm - limited places left
Most weekends available from 11th May onward please check calendar on the group booking page
No Group Tours or Private tours June bank holiday weekend (1st June to 5th June)
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
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.