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Mid-Term Family Events for National Museum of Ireland-Archaeology

Mid-Term Family Events at NMI Kildare St

Wednesday 2nd November, 2pm-4pm

Drop-In Workshop: Bone Stories

Archaeologists can discover a lot about how people lived in the past by studying bones. Drop-In and take a look at how bones are preserved in different environments and figure out which bones belong to a Bronze Age burial, a Bog Body and a Viking skeleton.

No booking required. Located in the Learning Resource Room, first floor. Not wheelchair accessible. Free Admission Ages 7+. Free Admission. 


Thursday 3rd November,  11am-12pm and 2:30pm-3:30pm

Workshop: All Wrapped Up!: Making Mummified Oranges! 

How did the Ancient Egyptians make mummies? Come and see the mummies at the National Museum of Ireland and learn how ancient mummies of Egypt were carefully made by making your own mummy using an orange!

Booking required, please phone 01-6486332 or email educationarch@museum.ie. Located in the Learning Resource Room, 1st floor. Not wheelchair accessible. Free Admission. Ages 8-14. Free Admission. 


Saturday 5th November, 11am-4pm

Museum Time Travel Challenge Open Day with Gael agus Gall!

Stroll through the Museum's galleries to find Gael Agus Gall Re-enactment Group and discover the crafts, trades and lives of people in the past. Take up the challenge to find out about Viking Age and Medieval Leatherworking, manuscript Illumination, medieval clothing and medicine, and the tricks of trade and Viking and Medieval warfare. Afterwards prove you travelled through the galleries and time to claim your Museum Time Travel Challenge Certificate and prize.

No Booking Required. Partially wheelchair accessible. Free Admission