Discover the untold history of hidden power dynamics and underground orders on our Dublin Secret Societies Tour. Explore their influence and practices!
Join us in uncovering Dublin's hidden tapestry of secret societies! We'll meet at Oscar Wilde's house, home to the American Society, where we'll embark on a fascinating journey through Dublin's hidden societies.
In this intriguing tour of Dublin's secret societies, we'll unveil the clandestine groups that shaped Ireland's history and sometimes even the world's destiny from the shadows. Meet iconic figures like George Russel and explore the mystique of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, renowned for its esoteric practices.
Our path will lead us past the imposing Masonic Grand Lodge of Ireland. The Masons, a globally renowned order, boasted luminaries like Mozart, Benjamin Franklin, Winston Churchill, and Santiago Ramón y Cajal among their ranks.
You'll also delve into the origins of other enigmatic societies, including the mysterious Hellfire Club, rumored for their dark rituals, the Theosophists, and the Fenians and their role in Ireland's quest for independence.
Of course, our journey will also cover narratives of influential chivalric orders like the Templars and the Order of Orange. What were their missions, and how profound was their influence?
We'll take a fascinating detour into the National Gallery, exploring an exhibition centered around William B. Yeats and the tarot.
After unraveling the symbolism and uncovering the rites of these secretive organizations, we'll return to our starting point, concluding our captivating exploration.
2 hours 30 minutes.
The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.
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You can book up until 4 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.
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Oscar Wilde House