Category Archives: Powerscourt Gardens

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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Open Day for Tour Operators – April 10th, 12 to 4pm

  OPEN DAY AT TARA’S PALACE MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD AT POWERSCOURT HOUSE ENNISKERRY CO. WICKLOW   Tara’s Palace is having an Open Day on Thursday April the 10th from 12pm till 4pm and we would be delighted if you could … 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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How Old Is Teddy? Vintage Teddies at Tara’s Palace Museum.

There are several features that help to determine the age of a vintage teddy: THE MAKER – Often, bears can be attributed to their maker simply by style or look. Premium and highly sought after bears are by makers such as … 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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Heritage Week 2011

Heritage Week 2011 Tara’s Palace Museum of Childhood has a number of events taking place during National Heritage Week which takes place from August 20th to 28th 2011. This year the Heritage Council are particularly encouraging organisers to host storytelling … Continue reading

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Family Day Out at Powerscourt House, Wicklow, August 5th 2011

Visit Tara’s Palace Museum of Childhood located in Powerscourt House this Friday, August 5th 2011, and avail of special offers for Fiver Friday. You can also enjoy a recital with fabulous musicians all the way from Boston as they craft beautiful musical … Continue reading

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