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What's On?

See listings for Archeology related events and exhibitions.


See a complete listing of events in Kildare Street, or a more detailed selection below, also listed on the general featured events page.

Public Tour: Power, Prayer and Pattens- Life in Medieval Ireland

Public Tour: Power, Prayer and Pattens- Life in Medieval Ireland

02 February 2019  |  Audience: Adults & Children 12+   |  Event Type: Tour

To celebrate St. Brigid’s day, take a tour of our Medieval Ireland exhibition with a special emphasis on archaeological evidence from the lives of wom

Medieval Love Tokens

Medieval Love Tokens

21 February 2019  |  Audience: Families with children 8+   |  Event Type: Drop-in Activity

Pop in and join us to find out more about love and courting in Medieval times and to make your own love token to bring home.

Prehistory Mysteries! Humans and the Natural World

Prehistory Mysteries! Humans and the Natural World

23 February 2019  |  Audience: All Ages   |  Event Type: Drop-in Activity

Discover how humans cleverly used antler, wood, and clay in centuries past - long before there was plastic!

Thóg trál! - Take a Trail!

Thóg trál! - Take a Trail!

01 March 2019  |  Audience: Ages 7-12   |  Event Type: Drop-in Activity

To celebrate Seachtain na Gaeilge 2019, why not drop in and challenge yourself to our worksheets in Irish?

Culture Club: Bicycle Wheels and Slavery

Culture Club: Bicycle Wheels and Slavery

08 March 2019  |  Audience: Adults   |  Event Type: Tour

Explore the relationship between the rubber that was used for bicycle wheels and Slavery in a tour with Fiona Reilly.

The Trail of St. Patrick and the Saints of Ireland

The Trail of St. Patrick and the Saints of Ireland

15 March 2019  |  Audience: Ages 8+   |  Event Type: Drop-in Activity

To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, drop by the Museum and join in our special trail!

St. Patrick and the Saints of Ireland

St. Patrick and the Saints of Ireland

16 March 2019  |  Audience: Adults   |  Event Type: Tour

Join Museum Educator, Trisha Ryan, on a specialised tour exploring the Patron Saints of Ireland.

St. Patrick and the Saints of Ireland

St. Patrick and the Saints of Ireland

16 March 2019  |  Audience: Adults   |  Event Type: Tour

Join Museum Educator, Trisha Ryan, on a specialised tour exploring the Patron Saints of Ireland.

New Discoveries from Ancient Ireland: 'The Mooghaun Hoard - Making Clare Great In The Bronze Age'

New Discoveries from Ancient Ireland: 'The Mooghaun Hoard - Making Clare Great In The Bronze Age'

20 March 2019  |  Audience: Adults   |  Event Type: Talk

This lecture by Mary Cahill looks at what happened at the time of the discovery of the greatest hoard of Bronze Age goldwork ever found in Ireland.

A History of Falconry in Ireland and Norway

A History of Falconry in Ireland and Norway

23 March 2019  |  Audience: Ages 7+   |  Event Type: Talk

Falconers Ellen Hagen and Hilary White will explain the archaeological and historical evidence for falconry in Norway and Ireland.

New Discoveries from Ancient Ireland: The Beaker Phenomenon?

New Discoveries from Ancient Ireland: The Beaker Phenomenon?

27 March 2019  |  Audience: Adults   |  Event Type: Talk

Understanding the character and context of social practices in Ireland 2500-2000 BC

Culture Club: Early Bronze Age Metalworking and the Story of the Doonour Mould

Culture Club: Early Bronze Age Metalworking and the Story of the Doonour Mould

10 May 2019  |  Audience: Adults   |  Event Type: Talk

Sharon Weadick, Curator in the Irish Antiquities Division, will retell the story of the Doonour stone mould