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Phoenix Park Visitor Centre Childrens Workshops
Phoenix Park Visitor Centre Childrens Workshops Every Sunday morning free children's workshops on nature awareness, history and heritage and arts and crafts take place, suitable for ages 6-12 years inclusive, between 11.00am - 12.00pm.  Materials are provided and adult supervision is required. Kids Workshop /   Ages 5 - 12  
w: www.phoenixpark.ie/visitorcentre/ Phoenix Park Dublin
Times: Sunday 11 to 12

The National Gallery of Ireland
The National Gallery of Ireland includes a collection of over 2,500 paintings and some 10,000 other works in different media including watercolours, drawings, prints and sculpture. Every major European School of painting is extensively represented. It also houses a renowned collection of Irish paintings. The gallery's highlights include the Yeats Museum, and works by Vermeer, Caravaggio, Picasso, Van Gogh and Monet. Admission is free to the permanent collection (not Millenium wing) and there are free Guided Tours on Saturdays at 2pm and Sundays at 1 & 2pm.
w: www.nationalgallery.ie Merrion Square West, Dublin
Archaeology
National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology
National Museum of Ireland - 'Archaeology'. The Museums 'My Museums' Programme encourages families to interact and explore the collections of the National Museum through hands-on events that promote active learning with the important element of fun. Events take place every 2-3 weeks, discovering the collections through art, drama or storytelling workshop, or through a demonstration or special guided tour.
Places are limited and operate on a first come, first served basis.
w: www.museum.ie Kildare Street Dublin
Decorative Arts & History
National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History
National Museum of Ireland - 'Decorative Arts & History'. The Museums 'My Museums' Programme encourages families to interact and explore the collections of the National Museum through hands-on events that promote active learning with the important element of fun. Events take place every 2-3 weeks, discovering the collections through art, drama or storytelling workshop, or through a demonstration or special guided tour.
Places are limited and operate on a first come, first served basis.
w: www.museum.ie Collins Barracks, Benburb St, Dublin

Áras an Uachtaráin
Áras an Uachtaráin is open Saturdays only. Free admission tickets are issued at the Phoenix Park Visitor Centre on the day. Group and/or advance booking is not permitted. Opening times: Summer (Sat only) 10.15am-4pm Winter (Sat only) 10.30am-3.30pm
w: www.phoenixpark.ie/visitorcentre/ Phoenix Park Dublin
Natural History
National Museum of Ireland - Natural History
National Museum of Ireland - 'Natural History'. The Museums 'My Museums' Programme encourages families to interact and explore the collections of the National Museum through hands-on events that promote active learning with the important element of fun. Events take place every 2-3 weeks, discovering the collections through art, drama or storytelling workshop, or through a demonstration or special guided tour.
Places are limited and operate on a first come, first served basis.
w: www.museum.ie Merrion Street, Dublin