The Museum of Style Icons at Newbridge Silverware, houses fashion collections and artefacts from some of the greatest Style Icons such as Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe, Princess Diana, Princess Grace, the Beatles and many more.
Fashionistas and history buffs alike will love a trip to the museum, as they dig deep into fashion through the ages, and get a glimpse of real fashion memorabilia.
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Originally set up as a cutlery manufacturing company in 1934, Newbridge Silverware today offers a unique tourism experience at its Visitor Centre in Newbridge, Co. Kildare.
With one of the world’s greatest collections of authentic couture style, Hollywood glamour, music memorabilia and other artefacts, the Museum of Style Icons is a treasure that has to be seen to be believed. Recent exhibits include iconic possessions of Kurt Kobain and the life of Sharon Tate.
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Highlights of the collection include one of the greatest private collections of Audrey Hepburn garments in the world, two very famous outfits worn by the King Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe paper and garments, stage worn ensembles by Michael Jackson, plus much more.
From summer 2018, the Newbridge Silverware Factory also opened its doors to tourists for the first time ever. Guests are transported behind the scenes and immersed in the history and craft aspects of the business.
Admission is FREE to the Museum.
The Museum is self-guided and is open 7 days a week, last entry is at 4.30 to the Museum. It is wheelchair accessible and there is free parking.
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