Tours for Primary

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibitions with our Education team


A fun way to explore the Museum and Folklife collections; remember to check that the tour is suitable for your class.

All tours and activities are subject to availability.

Please contact the Bookings Office for more information.

 

General Tour

General Tour

A secret door, ghost turnips, a man-trap, boys in skirts, harpoons and faeries...Journey back in time and marvel at the innovation and endurance of our rural ancestors. Spark the imagination of children of all ages on this interactive tour.

General Tour PLUS+

General Tour PLUS+

Find out more about an exhibition of your choice (60 minutes)

Tree Walk

Tree Walk

Explore the Woodlands of Turlough Park. Find out why the elder is known as the 'Witch's Tree', why holly is associated with Christmas and why Hurleys are made from Ash. Introduction to tree identification, uses and folklore.

Housing in the Last 100 Years

Housing in the Last 100 Years

Learn how people built their homes long ago and what materials they used. What was it like to live in a thatch cottage? Compare the houses of the rich and the poor. Which one would you choose to live in?

Junior Tour

Junior Tour

A fun interactive walkabout looking at artefacts throughout the Museum, followed by a chance to touch and learn about objects in our handling collection.