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).
We give you the green light to get to grips with objects normally stored behind glass.
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.
If you find yourself inspired and want to be creative find art and writing materials on the carts for use during your visit.
Available to download.
Traditional Games Box
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.