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School Tours to Historic sites in Dublin


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The National Wax Museum Plus
From Monday, 4th of December, the National Wax Museum Plus will close its doors in it's current Foster Place location. The museum will reopen in a new city centre location in early Spring 2017.  Find out more here.
Hidden Dublin Tours
Hidden Dublin Walks & Tours offer Schools and Colleges exciting ,educational excursions. Our '1916 Ride the Revolution' bus tour and our 'Fleeing the Famine' Bus Tours transport you back in time on Ireland's only custom built double deckers. Guided by professional actors, this is a unique way to learn Irish History in a visual and entertaining way. View more.
Malahide Castle and Gardens
Take a guided tour of one of Ireland's oldest castles, dating back to the 12th Century. Explore Malahide Castles Walled Botanical Garden and Exhibition.The state of the art playground is fun for the very little ones and the not so little ones and why not take a ride on The Malahide Road Train! Find out more .
Ardgillan Castle
Ardgillan Castle cater for tours of all sizes, both inside the castle and in our Victorian style gardens. The castle spans many areas of the curriculum and is the ideal location for your school tour. Tours are educational and interactive, offering students that chance to immerse themselves in the history of the castle.
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Christ Church Cathedral
A tour of Christ Church cathedral will give students the opportunity to feel close to figures studied throughout their education, including Strongbow and St Laurence O’Toole. Tours also include a visit to our crypt. Pupils over the age of 12 will have the chance to climb up to our belfry and try their hand at bell-ringing. Find out more
St Audoen's Church
Sited in the heart of the walled medieval city, St. Audoen's Church is the only remaining medieval parish church in Dublin. Visitors will be able to see the part of the church still in use and they can also view the recently restored 17th century memorials to the Sparke and Duff families. Find out more here.
Croke Park Tours and G A A Museum
Explore the heritage and experience the thrill with a school tour to Croke Park & the GAA Museum. Walk in the footsteps of legends on a behind-the-scenes stadium tour or enjoy amazing views of Dublin city and beyond on the Ericsson Skyline Tour. Admission to the GAA Museum is included with all tours.
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<span style='text-transform:uppercase;'>EPIC</span> The Irish Emmigration Museum
EPIC The Irish Emmigration Museum is the new Irish diaspora museum. Through 20 state-of-the-art galleries, visitors immerse themselves in the stories of some of the most remarkable tales of sacrifice, endurance, adventure, and discovery the world has ever known. Find out more here.
Dublinia
Dublinia’s exhibitions reveal fascinating insights into our Viking and medieval past using reconstructions, audio-visual and interactive displays. Try on a Viking costume, or feel how heavy slave chains were around your neck! Our events schedule has everything from Medieval Cooking , Music & weapons displays to Viking storytelling. Find out more
GPO Witness History
GPO Witness History is a new interactive and immersive visitor attraction which offers a unique blend of learning, engagement and fun to students of all ages. A visit to GPO Witness History links closely to various elements of both the primary and secondary school curricula. Find out more.
Glasnevin Cemetery Museum
Glasnevin Cemetery Museum offers exciting and engaging education programmes for students of all ages. Students can learn about the events and personalities which shaped the course of Irish history one hundred years ago through guided tours of the cemetery, interactive exhibits and preparatory work packs- Find out more
St Patrick's Cathedral
St Patrick’s Cathedral offers a free education programme to schools. Visiting schools (both Primary and Secondary) get free entry and can also choose to avail of a themed guided tour. St Patrick’s offers a wealth of learning possibilities from gothic architecture and stained glass windows to Celtic grave slabs. Find out more