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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.

Brilliant Brooches

Brilliant Brooches

17 April 2019  |  Audience: Adults   |  Event Type: Drop-in Activity

Drop into the Museum to see the beautiful pins and brooches discovered in 2016 and displayed in the 'Dressed to Impress' exhibition.

The 'Tara' Brooch: The Making of a Medieval Masterpiece

The 'Tara' Brooch: The Making of a Medieval Masterpiece

17 April 2019  |  Audience: Adults   |  Event Type: Talk

This talk by Dr Niamh Whitfield will discuss how the 'Tara' Brooch was made.

Weight-to-Go! Make your own Viking Weight

Weight-to-Go! Make your own Viking Weight

18 April 2019  |  Audience: Adults & Children 6+   |  Event Type: Drop-in Activity

Drop into the Museum to learn about the weighing scales and decorated lead weights the Vikings used

Curator-led Tour: Roger Casement - Voice of the Voiceless

Curator-led Tour: Roger Casement - Voice of the Voiceless

07 May 2019  |  Audience: Adults   |  Event Type: Tour

Join Curator Fiona Reilly for a special tour of the exhibition 'Roger Casement: Voice of the Voiceless'.

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

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 will retell the story of the Doonour stone mould discovery.

Bealtaine Tour- Off the Cuff? Clothing through the Ages at the National Museum

Bealtaine Tour- Off the Cuff? Clothing through the Ages at the National Museum

14 May 2019  |  Audience: Adults & Children 12+   |  Event Type: Tour

Learn about how clothes were created and cared for in the past.

Drawing Day: Megalithic Big Draw

Drawing Day: Megalithic Big Draw

18 May 2019  |  Audience: Families   |  Event Type: Drop-in Activity

Take part in our Big Draw and decorate our giant paper with megalithic and cave art.

Off the Cuff? Clothing through the Ages at the National Museum. Irish Sign Language Interpretation

Off the Cuff? Clothing through the Ages at the National Museum. Irish Sign Language Interpretation

25 May 2019  |  Audience: Families   |  Event Type: Drop-in Activity

Take this special tour of the Museum galleries to examine the archaeological evidence for clothing from Stone Age to medieval times.

Cruinniú na nÓg Family Tour - Off the Cuff? Clothes through the Ages at the National Museum

Cruinniú na nÓg Family Tour - Off the Cuff? Clothes through the Ages at the National Museum

15 June 2019  |  Audience: Adults & Children 7+   |  Event Type: Tour

To celebrate Cruinniú na nÓg, take this special tour of the Museum galleries to find out about clothes in the past!

Summer is Coming! Summer Solstice Tour

Summer is Coming! Summer Solstice Tour

22 June 2019  |  Audience: Adults & Children 8+   |  Event Type: Tour

Discover how archaeological monuments in Ireland are linked to celestial events.

Brilliant Brooches

Brilliant Brooches

30 June 2019  |  Audience: Adults & Children 6+   |  Event Type: Drop-in Activity

rop in to the Museum to see the beautiful pins and brooches.