Things to Do...

These resources are available every day.

Book at least a week in advance; we can help you plan your visit.

‘Ordinary Things’ Introductory film

Be captivated by archive footage of times gone by (20 minutes).

Handling Collection

We give you the green light to get to grips with objects normally stored behind glass.

Replica Clothing

Country Gent, Lady of the Big House or overworked maid, try one of these characters on for size!

Take A Seat! Furniture Trail

Marvel at the creativity of the third level students from Letterfrack Furniture College. Take time to appreciate the imagination and furniture making skills needed to produce each unique peice of gallery seating.

Activity Carts

If you find yourself inspired and want to be creative find art and writing materials on the carts for use during your visit.

Worksheets

Available to download.

Traditional Games Box

Children Playing black & white photo

HOPSCOTCH - SKIPPING - BREAD & WATER - RINGS - DONKEY

CARD GAME ‘25’ - SKITTLES - RED ROVER - BEDS- CHESTNUTS

TOWNS & COUNTIES - STATUES - FIVE SLATES - MOWL

TAW THE HOLE - WOOLWORTHS - STICKY APPLE - QEENIE-I-O

TRAFFIC LIGHTS - TIP TAG - JACKSTONES - SNAP THE BACON

Borrow the games box from the museum reception; rules and instructions are included. Or arrange a 1-hour workshop with Museum staff by contacting the bookings office.

Activity & Resource Room

Books, handling artefacts, art materials and computers with restricted internet access. Reserve through the Bookings Office.

Floorplans and Information leaflets

To help you find your way around the Museum.

See the Visitor Information section.

 
Tip for Your Visit

Want to try something a bit different?

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

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