Category Archives: Dolls house

Unique Gifts – Handmade Doll Houses now available to purchase at Tara’s Palace Museum of Childhood

The Handmade Dolls House company, based in County Wicklow, make uniquely designed doll houses using a long standing family tradition. Over 120 pieces of timber are used to construct a single doll’s house. Customers can choose from a number of … Continue reading

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Miniature books are big collector items

Excerpts from an article by the Somerville News http://www.thesomervillenews.com/archives/26182 While miniature books are by their very definition are smaller than other books, they are every bit as collectible as their larger counterparts. In fact, collecting miniature books has become so … Continue reading

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CALLING ALL DOLL HOUSE AND MINIATURE ENTHUSIASTS!

THE GATHERING IRELAND 2013 Next year is the year of the Gathering in Ireland. Whether you’re Irish born, Irish bred or Irish in spirit, get involved and celebrate a year of Irish connections. The Gathering Ireland 2013 is about planning special … Continue reading

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VIVIEN GREENE

Vivienne Dayrell-Browning was born on August 1 1905 and brought up in England and the Continent. “My childhood,” she said, “was spent moving house, which I hated.” She was a precocious child: when she was 13 a book of her … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Weekend at Tara’s Palace

Lots of things happening at Tara’s Palace Museum of Childhood for St. Patrick’s weekend 2012. Home to Ireland’s Largest Period Doll House (Tara’s Palace) and the Smallest Doll in the World, we will have a special quiz testing your knowledge … Continue reading

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PRIMARY AND POST PRIMARY SCHOOL TOURS

Tara’s Palace Museum of Childhood at Powerscourt House is now taking bookings for Primary and Post Primary School tours. CALL US TODAY 01 2748090 . At Tara’s Palace children can see Ireland’s largest doll’s house, tiny works of art in miniature, a … Continue reading

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We have a Winner!

The winner of the Name the Doll Competition is Elizabeth Whiston with her entry of “Gwendolyn”. We picked this name because of its close association with the museum. During the summer of 1907 in Dublin, a little girl called Gwendolyn, … Continue reading

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