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Birr Castle Gardens And Science Centre

Did you know that Birr Demesne was once the silicon valley of the world? If you were a scientist, an engineer or an astronomer, then Birr Castle was the place to be. Before the days of computers and smart phones, people had to travel to where the big discoveries were being made.

The biggest telescope in the world had been built here at Birr Castle Demesne, and visitors came from all over Europe, and beyond, to marvel at this scientific wonder.

But that was just the start… At Birr Castle Gardens and Science Centre, students will embark on a fun-filled journey from space exploration, to great engineering and scientific feats, to climbing Ireland’s Tallest Treehouse.

School tours include our Discover Primary Science & Maths workshop. Full details and booking forms now available to download.

tel: 0579120336