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The National Print Museum is home to a fascinating collection of artefacts and objects relating to printing history. This unique Museum offers a range of age-appropriate guided tours for all educational levels. Through a tactile presentation, pupils will begin a journey of discovery through the different stages of printing, from the inventions of Johann Gutenberg to the early modern technology.

Working directly with artefacts from the Museums collection, pupils will have the unique opportunity to hand-set and print their names on a Farley Proofing Press. Primary pupils will enjoy the challenge of creating a special printers hat using origami techniques while the Post-Primary pupils will uncover the story of the printing of the 1916 Proclamation and examine the original copy on display in the Museum. Also available to older student groups is a short audio-visual presentation during which they can observe demonstrations of many of the machines in the Museum’s collection. Worksheets are provided to all groups and additional teacher resources are available on request.


Tuesday-Friday 10am-4pm, Saturday-Sunday 12pm-4pm, closed Mondays and bank holiday weekends

Tour ticket prices:
€5 adults, €4 concession, €10 family tour. See our website for group tour rates.

Visit Press Café website for opening hours

Garrisoon Chapel, Beggars Bush, Haddington Road, Dublin 4

For further information please please visit the website or ring the Museum on 01 660 3770.