Find out about the range of learning resources and services for Post Primary teachers and students
Use the Museum to capture the imagination of your students and make learning fun.
Tour of Gold exhibition looking at Lunala
Our workshops, tours and resources are:
Linked to the Junior Certificate, Transition Year and Leaving Certificate syllabus
Created to help your students expand their knowledge, gain understanding and new skills
Designed by our experienced education team
FREE of charge
Download a copy of our Post Primary Schools' Programme 2015-2016.
Explore the Museum with our Education Team
Choose a topic below to find out about the tours, workshops, activity sheets and other resources that are avaliable for second level students.
If your group would like to explore the Museum with one of our team, please contact us at least two weeks in advance.
Make a booking
Explore the Museum in your own time
To discover what you can do with you class by topics, see the information below.
To discover what resources we have to assist you in planning your visit, please see Teacher's Resources.
As the Museum can be very crowded, you need to book a class in and contact us in advance of you visit. We recommend that you give advance notice of your visit using the, make a booking form.
Investigate the contents of a Viking chest and handle replica swords, helmets and ancient amber!
Try a hands-on approach with our diverse handling collection!
Explore 7,000 years of Irish history through 10 exciting artefacts including the gold lunula, Tara Brooch and the Ardagh Chalice
Discover more about the Vikings who founded Dublin, from warrior graves to ice-skates made from bone
Discover the archaeology of Ireland's earliest people on this chronological journey which takes you from the Mesolithic to the Late Bronze Age.
Experience the life, death and beliefs of the Ancient Egyptians.
Discover Iron Age finds from Irish wetlands including bog butter and the mysterious 2,000 year old bog bodies
Go potty for Neolithic and Bronze Age pottery or make your mark in a Printmaking Session!
Discover the challenges of wearing chain mail, what a puzzle jug was and other resources for learning about Medieval Ireland.
Trace the development of art in Ireland through objects in the Museum.
Rites of Passage at Tara || Ór - Ireland's Gold || Ceramic & Glass from Ancient Cyprus || Life and Death in Roman World
Introduce students to the collections and key objects within the museum.