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.

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Revised Autumn 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 start at 80 euro per tour

    • 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 at 2 pm departing from Oscar Wilde family home, 1 Merrion Square west. Tours will only run if there is enough pre-bookings

    • There will be no group tours until the new year. Dates in the 2019 can be booked via the link below.

    • 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

    • Click here to go to the group booking page

Tour Details

  • 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.

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