Guinness Storehouse / Hop Store
A guide to the history of the "black Stuff"
A very famous and much visited Dublin site is the Guinness Store house, formerly the Guinness Hop store, built on the
site of the original Guinness brewery at St. James's Gate .
Transporting the "Black Stuff" Guinness workers heading to work
St James Gate in Dublin (1759 to date) The Guinness Brewery Dublin
The building was used as the brewery's fermentation plant until 1988 when it was relocated to a site on the Liffey and the site was redeveloped as a visitor centre.
The Guinness Hop Store / StoreHouse Part of The Brewery in Dublin
A pint of the "Black Stuff" A pint of Guinness with shamrock
Great views from the Gravity Bar
Inside the StoreHouse
Visitors inside the storehouse
Discover the history of the Guinness brand through interactive exhibitions , see how the magical elixer is brewed and enjoy
a pint in the Gravity Bar with a spectacuar view of the city at your feet.
Guinness Advert The Guinness Harp
Part of the Storehouse exibit Guinness adverts from the past
View from inside the storehouse Preforming artists area
A copper kettle for brewing
Brewing equipment The old way of delivering Guinness
The brewery by night
Enjoying a pint of the "Black stuff" at the Hob store / StoreHouse
A collection of videos about the history of Guinness, the Guinness family and the brewery workers and their families.
1. Getting a Job in Guinnesses If you got a job in Guinnesses you were set for life. Great wages, Great pension and Great benifits.
2. The Guinness play centre. A history of the Iveagh Play centre built in Dublin by the Guinness family.
3. The importance of Dublins grand canal to Guinness. A history of the Grand Canal's contribution to the success of Guinness
4. The buildings built by the Guinness family in and around Dublin.
5. The benefits of a job in Guinness, the Health Benefits that came with working for Guinness.
6. The Guinness ladies, women workers in the Brewery.
7. The Iveagh Sports grounds built and donated by Guinness family to the people of Dublin.
8. The Guinness Annual Christmas Concerts. A Look at the Christmas concerts given by Guinness each year.
9. Childrens memories of Guinness and having a parent working there
10. Guinness transport. A history of how Guinness got its product around Ireland and then around the world.
11. Working in the Guinness Brewery. Being a Guinness employee. The job of Jobs.
12. The Smell of Guinness over Dublin. Memories of the sounds and Smells of Guinness around Dublin.
Arthur Guinness took out a 9000 year lease on Norris McWhirter author of the
the James' Street site for his Brewery, Guinness Book of Records
8740 years still remaining as of 2012.
A collecton of the Guinness advertisments from years gone by, many of which would certainly not be permitted under today's advertising standards.
Many famous people like a Guinness and many pay a visit to the Store, below are just a few.
Tom Jones downs a pint
Queen Elizabeth drops in for a visit President O'Bama has a pint of the black stuff
Fancy playing for our visitors?.
If you are a musician, part of a band or in a choir. The Guinness StoreHouse welcomes musicians who are planning a trip to Dublin to offer a performance to our visitors. Show off what you can do and maybe it could lead to bigger and better things. The StoreHouse attracts a varied international group of visitors so this is your chance to perform to a huge captive audience.
Open 7 days a week from
9.30am - 5pm
(last admission is at 5pm).