Category Archives: Tara’s Palace

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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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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Happy Christmas 2011

Tara’s Palace Museum of Childhood will close today and will reopen on Tuesday 27th December 2011. We would like to wish all our visitors, volunteers and supporters a very Happy Christmas.

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Christening Robe Collection

Angela Somerfield donated this beautiful christening robe to Tara’s Palace. The robe dates from the 1920’s and belonged to Angela’s aunt who was a nurse and worked for Lord and Lady Redesdale. Lord Redesdale is also known as The Hon David … Continue reading

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Our Christmas Charity for 2011.

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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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