Students and Young People
There are lots of things for you to do and see in the Museum, for example you can:
- Join a tour to hear about the gel found in the hair of a 2000 year old bog body
- Make an etching in our printmaking workshops
- Handle ancient amber or try your hand at making amber beads
- See how weapons, clothes and jewellery developed through the ages
- Hear abour the latest archaeological discoveries at a lecture
- Talk to Roman and Medieval Reenactors as they show you foods and replica textiles, games, armour and weapons.
- Create a bronze rubbing of Celtic designs using wax crayons
Are you doing a project?
You can discover more about our exhibitions and collections online.
Some of the most intersting artefacts are discussed in A History of Ireland in 100 objects.
Can't find the answer on our website? Contact us.
Want to look up a particular artefact? Try our Artefact Search.
(Exampe: Type in brooch to find detailed information on artefacts like
the Tara Brooch.)
Or are you interested in...
Want some extra information for your visit?
Download our free Archaeology Guidebook:
Are you a third-level or post-graduate student?
If you need access to the collection for your research, contact our curatorial staff.