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School Tours to Historic sites in Dublin


The National Wax Museum Plus
The National Wax Museum Plus is housed over four floors of discovery, interaction and education, including the Irish Heroes of Science and Discovery exhibition, our Enchanted Children's World, the Wax Factor Studio and Wax figures and lots more Find out more here.
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.
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
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. Find out more
EPIC Ireland School Tours
EPIC Ireland 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.
The Gaiety School of Acting
Educational and fun school tours to the Gaiety School of Acting at Smock Alley Theatre. Begin your day with a visit to our studios, learning about the history of the school. Next stop is Smock Alley Theatre to learn its history and then it’s your turn to take to the stage and learn some tricks of the trade! Find out more here
Dublinia
Dublinia’s exhibitions reveal fascinating insights into our Viking and medieval past using reconstructions, audio-visual and interactive displays. Our education programme is designed to meet the requirements of the primary and junior curriculum and encourages children to learn while having fun. Find out 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 .
G A A Museum Croke Park
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 Etihad Skyline Tour, 44 metres above the famous pitch! Admission to the interactive GAA Museum is included FREE with all tours. Click to watch the GAA school tour video ...
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 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.
Activity Nation
Activity Nation at NEWGRANGE LODGE offer Day trips from €25 pp with a range of activities including Archery, Climbing, Paintball Target Shooting, Obstacle Course, Nightline Challenge, Kayaking on the Boyne. Newgrange Lodge can cater for 130 people overnight with all rooms en-suite. Our instructors are all qualified. Find out more
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