Museums

National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts & History. Co Dublin.

On display, you’ll find fine examples of silver, ceramics, glassware, weaponry, furniture, folklife, clothing, jewellery, coins and medals. All of these displayed with imagination in innovative and contemporary galleries, which entice you to go further, look harder and examine more closely. Don’t miss the Curator’s Choice exhibition where, amongst other treasures, there is an ancient […]

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National Wax Museum Plus. Co Dublin.

This newly located and reinvented museum is a fun and interactive experience for all ages. The attraction gives an overview of Irish history through the ages from the Bronze Age up to present day Ireland, and every important era in between. Those with a nervous disposition watch out for the terrifying Chamber of Horrors where […]

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Cork City Gaol

Cork is a city with a very rich historical and archaeological heritage – much of it still in evidence today. Part of this heritage, Cork City Gaol is located 2 km NW from Patrick’s Street and while the magnificent castle-like building is now a major and unique visitor attraction, this Gaol once housed 19th century prisoners! Visitors get a fascinating […]

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GAA Museum & Tours

The school tour that’s always a winner. Croke Park, the home of Gaelic games, is the ultimate school tour destination bringing together our national sport, heritage and culture in one inspiring location. Croke Park School Tours offer Junior and Leaving Certificate students an engaging educational experience linked to the school curriculum. For TY Students, a […]

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EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum. Co. Dublin.

EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum is a state-of-the-art interactive experience located in the beautiful vaults of the 200 year old Custom House Quarter (CHQ) building in Dublin’s docklands, the original departure point for so many of Ireland’s emigrants. It will inspire and guide you on a journey to discover the stories of Irish emigration around […]

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Dublinia

Dublinia, one of the top school attractions, has three exciting exhibitions, Viking Dublin, Medieval Dublin and History Hunters; an interactive archaeology exhibition! Exhibitions are designed in-line with the curriculum and students are toured by guides wearing historically accurate costume. Students engage with reconstructions of Dublin’s past and experience what life was like in Viking times.  […]

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National Museum of Ireland – Country Life. Co. Mayo

Fascinating artefacts, which are drawn from the National Folklife Collection, deal with domestic life, agriculture, fishing and hunting, clothing and textiles, furniture and fittings, trades and crafts, transport, calendar customs, leisure and religion. Interactive displays and screens, actual video footage of traditions we are fast losing are featured alongside handcrafted harvest knots and wickerwork, spinning […]

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DoDublin Tours

DoDublin Hop on Hop off Tour Escape the bustle of the city and surround yourself in the quiet beauty of the Greater Dublin Area on a magical half day tour. Explore the wilds of Wicklow on the DoDublin Glendalough & Powerscourt Tour or experience an enchanting medieval castle and the fresh air of the seaside […]

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GPO Witness History. Co. Dublin.

GPO Witness History offers exciting and engaging education visits for students of all ages. During their guided tour of GPO Witness History students are taken on a journey of discovery as they trace the development of Ireland from the birth of a nation to modern times.  After the guided tour, students can engage with activities […]

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Chester Beatty Library

With free admission and described by the Lonely Planet as not just the best museum in Dublin, but one of the best in Europe, the Chester Beatty Library is a must-see on any Dublin visitor’s itinerary.  As the only museum in Ireland to win ‘European Museum of the Year’ and rated consistently in the top 5 of […]

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National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology. Co. Dublin

The Irish archaeological collections include The Treasury, featuring outstanding examples of Celtic and Medieval art such as the famous Ardagh Chalice, the Tara Brooch and the Derrynaflan Hoard. Within the exhibition the second gallery is devoted to an early medieval Book of Psalms known as the Faddan More Psalter. This manuscript, which dates to approximately […]

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Irish Military War Museum Ltd. Co. Meath.

We are Europe’s only hands on Military War Museum. We are a privately owned Museum and the largest of its kind in Ireland. We specialise in WW1 & 11 and have recently added 1st Gulf War, Vietnam and Ireland’s only convey of WW 11 American Military Vehicles. All Militaria is housed in our 13,000 sq.ft […]

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Shannon Heritage – Craggaunowen, Co. Clare

In Craggaunowen children can have a True Living History experience that covers many aspects of the School Curriculum, from the Bronze Age to medieval times. They will visit the Crannog dating from the Bronze Age, seeing how they were built and how the people lived and survived in them. Learn about the first form of […]

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Shannon Heritage

From Orienteering to Archery, Zorbing to Wall Climbing, CV Preparation to Interview Skills, Bunratty Castle and Folk Park or King John’s Castle are ideal venues for Secondary Students to develop their teambuilding, leadership and communication skills. At Bunratty Castle & Folk Park explore the most complete and authentic medieval castle in Ireland. Built in 1425 […]

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Michael Collins House. Co. Cork.

Michael Collins House, Clonakilty is a new museum dedicated to Irish revolutionary hero Michael Collins. Learn about the ‘Big Fella’ himself, his life story intertwined with the history of the fight for Irish independence. Discover the local patriots who went before Collins and dedicated their lives to an independent Ireland, influencing the path which Collins […]

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1916 Rebellion Walking Tour. Co. Dublin.

Lorcan Collins, author of a number of books on revolutionary Irish history founded the 1916 Rebellion Walking Tour in 1996. Over the past two decades he has led thousands of walking tours that visit the sites of the Easter Rising, the War of Independence and the Civil War. “The 1916 walking tour is the only […]

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Eile Mental Activity Park

Eile Mental is the location for school tours in Galway. Catering to groups from 10 to 200 with numerous packages from 1.5hrs of intense gaming, starting from €10 per person in our purpose built Laser Tag battlegrounds to full day 6 hour packages including a variety of activities such as Archery, Disc Golf, Orienteering and […]

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National Museum of Ireland – Natural History. Co. Dublin

Over 150 years later it has changed little and is known to generations of visitors as the ‘Dead Zoo’ a true museum of a museum. Recent conservation work has improved access for visitors and provided new learning opportunities, including the Discovery Zone where visitors can handle taxidermy and open drawers to see what is lurking […]

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Skibbereen Heritage Centre. Co. Cork.

Learn about one of the most important eras of Irish history though the Famine Story exhibition at Skibbereen Heritage Centre. Skibbereen is synonymous with the Great Famine of the 1840s, when over a million Irish people died and at least another 1.5 emigrated. Skibbereen was one of the worst affected areas in all of Ireland […]

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Glasnevin Cemetery Museum

Glasnevin – Ireland’s History Carved in Stone Glasnevin Cemetery Museum offers inspiring and engaging education programmes and activities for students.  Opened in 1832, Glasnevin Cemetery is the resting place of many of the men and women who have shaped Irish history over the last two centuries. We provide specialised tours and workshops that are closely […]

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Clonard House, Co. Westmeath

Clonard House, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath Wonderful hands-on journeys back in time. TY Historical High-Jinks Set in a stunning Victorian house, your students will have the opportunity to explore the wonders of a world now past. A fantastic day in the 1890’s, combining the busyness and merriment of downstairs with the grandeur and conviviality of the […]

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The Irish Family History Centre. Co. Dublin.

The GENEius Pathways programme is an interdisciplinary, cross-curricular module run as part of our Children’s, Youth and Community Programme The GENEius Project. Your class group will start off their family history journey in the Irish Family History Centre or at your school. We will support students as they research their own family history, and they […]

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