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School Tours to Museums & Visitor Centres in Leinster


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Cool Planet Experience
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.  Find out more .
Newgrange and Knowth
Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre, open in 1997, is designed to present the archaeological heritage of the Boyne Valley, which includes the megalithic passage tombs of Newgrange and Knowth. The Centre is the starting point for all visits to both monuments, and contains extensive interpretative displays and viewing areas. Find out more here.
Hill of Tara
Though best known as the seat of the High Kings of Ireland, the Hill of Tara has been an important site since the late Stone Age when a passage-tomb was constructed there. Tara was at the height of its power as a political and religious centre in the early centuries after Christ. Attractions include an audio-visual show and guided tours of the site. Find out more here.
Athlone Castle Visitor Centre
Athlone Castle Visitor Centre & Museum is a family friendly tourist attraction in the heart of Ireland. Filled with modern exhibitions, Athlone’s history, people, castle and battles are explored and brought to life. Find out more .