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Do you want to discover more about archaeology?

The Museum's education team have planned and organised a variety of events, workshops, tours and learning spaces for everyone.

You can come on your own or in a group, join a tour, book a workshop, get information on a project or attend a lecture. And it's all free.

Would you like to...

  • Learn how Ireland's first people caught fish 9,000 years ago
  • Examine how Vikings ironed their clothes
  • Make a prehistoric pot
  • Talk to an expert about ancient worlds
  • Gain a new skill like calligraphy or print-making
  • Discover more about the past -from sword-handling to cloth weaving 

Bronze Age Handling Box

Visit our wonderful new resource on the Bronze Age for schools. Discover more at our Bronze Age Handling Box Microsite where you can learn more about the Bronze Age in Ireland and see how you can use museum quality handling material in your classroom. 

For Schools & Teachers

For Schools & Teachers

Find curriculum focused activities, resources and events at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology

For Families

For Families

Explore events and information to get the most from your visit

For Adults

For Adults

Exciting opportunities for adults to learn from a world class collection of objects.

For Young People

For Young People

Discover what's on offer at Kildare Street - workshops, videos, photos, and lots more to inspire your project

For Language Schools

For Language Schools

Read how your language school group can get the most from a visit to Kildare Street

Make a Booking

Make a Booking

Fill in an online form to make a booking for your group, school or class.