School Tours at Cool Planet Experience
Time to Embark on a Journey of Climate Change Discovery!
The Cool Planet Experience (CPE) is a registered Irish charity on a mission to motivate the people of Ireland to take climate action. We are big believers that making smart, sustainable choices can enrich your life, save you money & the planet.
Through our interactive exhibition in Enniskerry, our touring workshops & champion programme - we want to involve the country in the story of climate change! Led by one of our Planeteers, experience the explosive science of climate change. We talk climate change, the science behind it & the engineering that will help solve it!
Cool Planet Experience is the first permanent climate action visitor centre in the world and is driven by the vision to engage, inspire and educate individuals and schools on the impact of global warming so they can actively participate in creating positive solutions to protect our world for future generations.
The Centre is an independent charitable foundation and the tour of Cool Planet Experience is €6 per secondary school student and €4 per primary school student. We recommend the Centre for 7+ but can also offer workshops for younger children.
Pupils will embark on a ‘climate change journey’ starting with powerful, challenging messages on the causes of climate change, the global time frame and our human contribution to this change. They will learn about their carbon footprint, and understand how carbon and green house gases are impacting on our world.
The tour is a very personalised experience with each student calculating their carbon footprint which is downloaded into a chip and as they visit the different rooms they log on to participate in some interactive experiences. There is one teacher free with each 10 students.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or
call 01-5180197 for further information or to book.
In addition to the tour we offer a workshop option at €10 per pupil with our Engagement Team which lasts 45 minutes and gives the pupils a really immersive experience. We can also offer additional workshops for students please contact us for further details.
The group must arrive at the Centre at least 10 minutes before their booked time. The bus can drop pupils at the main entrance and toilets are located in the courtyard adjacent to the Centre.
We recommend pupils visit the toilets before entering the Centre so please allow enough time for this before starting your experience. There are currently no catering facilities in the centre so students are advised to bring a packed lunch. There is a courtyard area and our Hive Dome where pupils can have lunch.
Cool Planet Birthday Parties
Host your birthday party at the Cool Planet and give your guests a fun & interactive experience! Take our guided tour, experience one of our awesome workshops and play in our Secret Garden & Bio Dome.