Yeats: The Life and Works of William Butler Yeats

About the exhibition
The exhibition, Yeats: The Life and Works of William Butler Yeats, which has been described in The Irish Times as "one of the most important literary exhibitions yet staged internationally," opened to unanimous acclaim on May 25, 2006.

Since then, over a quarter of a million  people of all ages and nationalities have delighted in exploring the multimedia rich experience of this award-winning exhibition.

Free 'drop-in' Guided tours

Wednesday: 1pm

Saturday: 3pm. 

Group tours can be made by appointment - please ring (01) 6030346 or email  to arrange your visit.


Association of Heritage Interpretation: Interpret Britain and Ireland Award  (November 2006)

CLÉ: Best Overall Production Award  for the exhibition's companion book, Works and Days  (January 2007)

Irish Digital Media Awards: Best Business to Consumer Innovation Award  (for the use of multimedia touchscreens in the exhibition) (January 2008)

Institute of Irish Designers Awards: Commendation, Visual Communications: Promotional Literature/Publications (for My Yeats)

Education Ireland's eGovernment Award 2009 (website short-listed)

European Museum of the Year Award 2009 (exhibition short-listed)

To take a virtual tour of the exhibition,  visit the award-winning Yeats Exhibition homepage.

You can also test your knowledge of Yeats' plays with this quiz from the Guardian!

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