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. Superbly researched and imaginatively presented, there is something here for everyone. Further information on our Education Programme...
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St Michael's Hill, Christchurch Dublin 8 ( 01 6794611 )
|Christ Church Cathedral |
Founded c.1030, Christ Church Cathedral is one of the oldest buildings in Dublin and has been at the heart of Dublin history and culture for almost 1000 years. A tour of the 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 – the largest in Ireland or England and full of amazing stories. Pupils over the age of 12 will have the chance to climb up to our belfry and try their hand at bell-ringing – an experience unique to Christ Church. See our website for more information and to book your visit.
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Christchurch Place Dublin ( 01 677 8099 )
|Opw - Lusk Heritage Centre |
Lusk Heritage Centre comprises of a round tower, a medieval belfry and a 19th century church. They form a unit, although they were built over a period of almost a thousand years. The belfry now houses an exhibition on medieval churches of North County Dublin and also the magnificent 16th century effigy tomb of Sir Christopher Barnewall and his wife Marion Sharl.
Lusk, Co Dublin ( 01 8437683 )
| Are you interested in doing something that is both Educational and Fun with your students? The Gaiety School of Acting at Smock Alley Theatre, have devised a programme for students that is both enlightening and entertaining. Begin your day with a visit to our studios, learning about the history of the school and the famous faces that have passed through the halls. Next stop is Smock Alley Theatre to learn its history and gain an insight into Dublin's oldest newest Theatre of 1662. Then it’s your turn to take to the stage and learn some tricks of the trade! |
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Temple Bar Dublin ( 01 6799277 )
| DO YOU WANT A SCHOOL TOUR WITH A DIFFERENCE. ChildVision is the only educational facility in Ireland for blind and partially sighted children. Our campus extends over 21 acres and hosts a wonderful oasis in the middle of the city. We organise school tours to educate sighted children about the challenges facing their blind peers on a daily basis and how these children learn to access education. The tour consists of a braille and tactile book workshop, fun blindfold and sighted guide games, a visit to our petting zoo and our 14 horses. The children can eat lunch in our garden or JoJos coffee shop. Teachers receive complimentary tea/coffee and a sandwich. Bring your class on an educational and fun trip this year. €10 per Child. All proceeds go to ChildVision. |
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Grace Park Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 9 ( 01 8373635 )
| Express Bus offer a wide range of packages and destinations for your school tour. As part of School Tours this season we are running a very special promotion for the children who travel on each one of our Tours. The ‘FIND THE PANDA’ promotion for Schools gives each child a finger puppet with up to ten to collect. If a child finds the elusive ‘Pete the Panda Puppet’ they get all ten finger puppets.
Express Bus have a long track record in transporting children and child safety is paramount on our tour. Check out some of our amazing packages and destinations here|
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Dublin ( 01 8221122 )
|National Museum Of Ireland |
The National Museum of Ireland consists of 4 different museums:
Museum of Archaeology - Kildare Street, Dublin 2
Museum of Natural History - Merrion St., Dublin 2
Museum of Decorative Arts & History - Collins Barracks, Dublin 7
Museum of Country Life - Turlough Park, Castlebar
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( 01 6486453 )
|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- all of which complement specific elements of the curriculum. Programmes include: historic tours for primary and secondary schools, transition year tour guiding programme, and WWI tour with object handling session. Tours can be adapted to suit your educational needs. Our aim is to capture the imagination and send your class away inspired! Cost from €6 per student, booking essential. Further details
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Finglas Road, Glasnevin, Dublin 11 ( 01 8826550 )
|G A A Museum Croke Park |
Explore the heritage and experience the thrill with a school tour to Croke Park & the GAA Museum. The GAA Museum offers a unique opportunity to learn more about the history of the Gaelic Athletic Association through guided tours and interactive exhibits. Open daily throughout the year, a typical class visit to Croke Park takes two hours. 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 ...
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St Joseph's Ave, (off Clonliffe Road), Croke Park, Dublin 3 ( 01 8192374 / 01 8192323 )
| The National Wax Museum Plus |
The National Wax Museum Plus is Ireland's most exciting tourist attraction. 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 of some of the greatest celebrities, musicians, historical icons and Sports stars. Book your class and teacher is free. We also offer a free pass to teachers to come to the museum in advance of making a booking as a planning and resource tool.
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Foster Place, Temple Bar, Dublin ( 01 6718373 )
|Gpo Witness History |
The GPO is indelibly associated with the 1916 Easter Rising and the events that led to the creation of an independent state. GPO Witness History is a new interactive and immersive visitor attraction which opens this March in the historical and iconic GPO building and it will offer 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. Personal stories and eye witness accounts from the active participants on both sides, the bystanders and the GPO workers who were caught in the middle; bring to live the events of that turbulent week. View our profile page for more information.
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GPO Witness History, GPO, O’Connell Street Lower, Dublin ( 01 8721916 )
|National Print Museum |
The National Print Museum is open from Monday – Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm and Saturday – Sunday, 2.00pm to 5.00pm. Tickets for a guided tour cost €2.00 per child/student/senior citizen, €3.50 per adult, €7.00 per family and teachers are free of charge. Teachers information packs available. Further information.....
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Beggarsbush, Haddington Road, Dublin 4 ( 01 6603770 )
|Epic Ireland School Tours |
EPIC Ireland is the new Irish diaspora museum. Over the centuries, some 10 million people have left the island of Ireland. EPIC Ireland tells the dramatic story of how these people have spread around the globe, and how they changed the world. 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. Located in The chq Building in the heart of Dublin‘s docklands, EPIC Ireland brings these amazing stories to life in a unique and spectacular way, never experienced before. Find out more here. Primary School Groups: €6 per child; Secondary School Groups: €8 per child. 1 teacher free per 15 students.
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Epic Ireland, The chq Building, Custom House Quay, Dublin ( (01) 531 3688 )
|Chester Beatty Library Dublin Castle, Dublin 2 (01 4070750)|
|Opw - Pearse Museum & St Enda's Park st Enda's Park, Grange Road, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16 (01 4934208)|
|Opw - Phoenix Park Visitor Centre Phoenix Park, Dublin 8 (01 6770095)|