US Embassy

42 Elgin Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, D04 TP03
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On May 23rd, 1964 the U.S. Embassy officially opened its new Chancery building on the corner of Elgin Rd and Pembroke Rd in Ballsbridge, Dublin 4. The building  is a concrete expression of the close relationship between Ireland and the United States. The Embassy was designed by an American architect, John M. Johansen, in consultation with the prominent Irish architect, Michael Scott. The  Embassy serves as the headquarters for officials and employees of the United States Government in Ireland.    This tour is now booked out!

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This tour is booked out.   Accessibility
  • This building is wheelchair accessible. There’s a ramp to the front door.
  • There is a wheelchair accessible bathroom.  
  • There is a wheelchair lift in place of steps into Embassy Rotunda
  • No parking available at the Embassy.  For wheelchair users, gardai and security will allow people to temporarily pull up on Elgin Road near the entrance.  
  • There is a carpark outside the Bank of Ireland building on Pembroke Road which is available to the public at weekends free of charge.
  • There are bike railings between D4 hotels and the Art of Coffee on Pembroke road.  This is a 2 minute walk from the Embassy.
  • If you are traveling from the city center by Dublin bus you may take the number 4, 7, 7A and exit at the first stop (Stop 415) after D4 Hotels (formerly Jury’s hotel) in Ballsbridge. The Embassy is directly across the road.
  • If you are traveling from the city center by the DART (Dublin Area Rapid Transit), you should exit at Landsdowne Road train station.  This is a 10 minute approx.. walk from the Embassy.  When you leave the station, turn left and walk through Landsdowne Road to the traffic lights at the corner of D4 Hotels (formerly Jury’s hotel). Turn left at D4 Hotels – you are now on Pembroke Road. The Embassy is across the road about 2 minute’s walk from D4 Hotels.


  • Wheelchair Accessible.


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