Capture the imagination of your students at the Museum

Group exploring the Viking Chest

Our workshops, tours and resources are:

  • Curriculum-linked
  • Created to help your students discover new facts and skills in a fun and engaging environment
  • Designed by our experienced education team

Take a look at the Schools Programme...

Choose a topic below to find the tours, workshops, activity sheets and other resources that are available for primary schools.

Handling Collection

Handle replica Prehistoric arrowheads, Medieval armour and more!

Viking Chest Contents
Explore a Viking Chest Workshop

Investigate the contents of a Viking chest and handle replica swords, helmets and real ancient amber!

Prehistoric Pottery
Art and Archaeology Workshops

Go potty over Ireland's first pottery, handle replica pieces and make your own clay pot to take home!

Viking Sword found on a cránnog at Ballinderry, Co, Westmeath. Ninth century A.D.
Viking Ireland Tour

Hear about the warrior graves, slave chains, fishing boats and game-boards of Viking Age Ireland!

Replica of the Monasterevin Sword
Medieval Ireland

Are you looking for information and resources about Medieval Ireland? Discover how we can help.

Ardagh Chalice
Top Ten Tour

Explore 7,000 years of Irish history through 10 exciting artefacts, including the gold lunula, Tara Brooch and the Ardagh Chalice!

Gold gorget, Gleninsheen, Co. Clare, one of the finest of its type to have been discovered. Late Bronze Age.
Prehistoric Ireland Tour

Discover more about Ireland's earliest people, from the hunter-gatherers and first farmers of the Stone Age to the goldsmiths and warriors of the Bronze Age.

Bog body hand
Bog Bodies Tour

Explore the stories behind the 2000 year old bodies found in Irish bogs

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Tips for your visit

For tours and workshops, the maximum number of students per group is 30.

Duration of tours and workshops is approx. 45 minutes.

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