30th April: From Churn to Skillet

Tour the Museum to hear about how and what people cooked long ago, then have a go at making butter in a churn and hear some folk customs with educator Brendan McGowan.

New to our programme

At a Glance

Dates:  30th April 2019
Times:    Tuesday 10am -11am & 11:30am - 12:30pm
Level:  Junior Cycle + Transition Year 
Group size: 20
Location: Activity Room +  Level C Galleries 
Duration: 1hr per session

Curriculum Links

Junior Cycle:


Home Ecomomics 


Learning Outcomes

  • Learn about cooking 100 years ago 
  • See the utensils used in the Hearth and Home
  • Learn about buttermaking 
  • Hear folk customs associated with buttermaking and May Day 

Make A Booking Enquiry

Submit your online booking request here or contact the bookings office

Phone: 094 90 31751

Email: educationtph@museum.ie

Bookings Office Hours: 10am to 1pm, Tuesday to Friday.