Families and Young Children

Child with Medieval helmet


A visit to the Museum of Archaeology can turn a boring rainy day into a fun-filled one.

From Vikings to Ancient Egypt, Prehistoric Ireland to Bog Bodies there's plenty to capture the imagination of all the family.

We also provide tailored tours and events for families, as well as an activity cart in the Museum where little ones can get creative.

Find out more about these resources below...

 
Family
Explore the Museum with our Education team

Are you interested in joining in and trying on a replica Viking helmet, discovering more about Egyptian Mummies or trying to recreate a prehistoric pot? Find out more

Family
Explore the Museum in your own time

Try an activity sheet trail, create a brass rubbing of the designs on the Tara Brooch or decide on your favourite object!

Tips for Your Visit

Want to try something a bit different?

Check out our Calendar of Events Experience the Museum in a way you've never thought of before.

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