The James Joyce Tower and Museum Sandycove, Co. Dublin, Ireland


The tower will remain closed until further notice.



“Billy Pitt had them built…
when the French were on the sea.
But ours is the omphalos.”

‘Ulysses’, chapter one


“Stately plump Buck Mulligan
came from the stairhead bearing a
bowl on which a mirror and a razor
lay crossed”

‘Ulysses’, chapter one


“Out here in the dark with a man I
don’t know raving and moaning to
himself about shooting a black

‘Ulysses’, chapter one



“A sleek brown head, a seal’s, far
out on the water round.

‘Ulysses’, chapter one


“Two shafts of soft daylight fell
across the flagged floor from the
high barbicans …’’

‘Ulysses’, chapter one


The James Joyce Tower & Museum is situated only 30 minutes from Dublin City Centre. 

Embrace the literature of James Joyce within this iconic museum at the Martello Tower, Sandycove, Co. Dublin.

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