Primary

Find educational programmes for primary level teachers and students.


Primary school tour

Let the Museum and its collections capture the imagination of your students

Our workshops, tours and resources are:

  • Curriculum-linked
  • Created to help your students expand their knowledge and gain understanding
  • Designed by our experienced science education team

Take a look at the Primary school tours and workshops below.

Tour: The Natural History Trail

Tour: The Natural History Trail

Students get a general introduction to the Museum and discover the highlights of the 10,000 specimens on display during this tour. There is a focus on the 160 year history of the collection, the secrets behind taxidermy and the unique stories of the zoological and geological animals and fossils that are on display in the Irish Room and Mammals of the World exhibition.

Tour: The Arctic Fox (and other explorers...)

Tour: The Arctic Fox (and other explorers...)

Join zoologist educator Catherine McGuinness and on this tour learn about the great Irish explorers and the animals they brought back to the Natural History Museum! Dates for this very special workshop are limited so to avoid disappoinment please book early.

Workshop: Skullduggery

Workshop: Skullduggery

Join zoologist educator Catherine McGuinness and investigate and handle different animal skulls to find out what teeth, eye sockets, nasal cavities, and skull shape can tell us about an animal, their diet and senses. Dates for this very special workshop are limited so to avoid disappointment please book early.