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Easter Events at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology


Tour: Ireland's Saints and their Relics

Thursday 13th April 3.00-3.45pm
Ages 14+

Join Museum Educator, Trisha Ryan, on a specialised tour exploring the relics of the Patron Saints of Ireland. Come and see St. Patrick's Bell Shrine, St. Brigid's Shoe Shrine and the Crozier of St. Columba, among many other treasures and learn about the Cult of the Relics in Ireland.

No booking required, places allocated on a first come basis. Meet at Reception. Not wheelchair accessible. Free admission.

 

Ancient Egyptian Animal Adventure

Wednesday 19th April 11.30am-1.30pm 
Families

Join the Ancient Egyptian Animal Adventure and explore two Museums in one day! Begin and collect the trail at the Museum of Natural History on Merrion Street, and come face to face with the animals of Africa. Complete the trail at the Museum of Archaeology on Kildare Street, where you will discover ancient Egyptian animal gods!

No booking required, located in the Learning Resource Room, 1st Floor. Not wheelchair accessible. Free admission.

 

Family Tour: Treasures of the National Museum

Saturday 22nd April 11.30am and 12.00pm
Families Ages 7+ 

Take this family tour to discover some of the most famous artefacts in the museum including the 'Tara' Brooch and the Ardagh Chalice. Hear the stories about how they were found and find out more about the lives of the people who made them!

No booking required, places allocated on a first come basis. Meet at Reception. Wheelchair accessible. Free admission.