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What's On?

Discover more about Natural History by attending one of our events.


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

Seasonal Activity Sheet- Spring Into Action!

Seasonal Activity Sheet- Spring Into Action!

01 February 2019  |  Audience: Families   |  Event Type: Drop-in Activity

Spring has sprung so why not drop in to the museum and try our Spring Activity Trail.

Earth Day: Protect our Species Super Sketch

Earth Day: Protect our Species Super Sketch

20 April 2019  |  Audience: Families   |  Event Type: Drop-in Activity

Drop into the Museum to find your favourite animal and join the super sketch at the Dead Zoo.

Inspectorium: If (shark) teeth could talk!

Inspectorium: If (shark) teeth could talk!

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

Drop into the Discovery Zone to learn all about sharks and inspect some of the handling collection up close.

Seasonal Activity Sheet- Summer Sun!

Seasonal Activity Sheet- Summer Sun!

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

For some animals, it is warm all year long, depending on where they live. Follow the Summer Sun trail to find out more!

Bealtaine Festival 2019: Ode to the Dead Zoo

Bealtaine Festival 2019: Ode to the Dead Zoo

30 May 2019  |  Audience: Adults   |  Event Type: Drop-in Activity

Create a phrase and contribute to a group poem curated by Poet, Seán Hewitt.

Seasonal Activity Sheet- Summer Sun!

Seasonal Activity Sheet- Summer Sun!

01 June 2019  |  Audience: Families   |  Event Type: Drop-in Activity

For some animals, it is warm all year long, depending on where they live - follow the Summer Sun trail to find out more!

Ultimate Predators: Lions Versus Tigers

Ultimate Predators: Lions Versus Tigers

15 June 2019  |  Audience: Families   |  Event Type: Drop-in Activity

Drop in to the Discovery Zone and compare the skulls of two large carnivores.

The Dead Zoo Tour

The Dead Zoo Tour

29 June 2019  |  Audience: All Ages   |  Event Type: Tour

Meet a Museum Educator and discover the science and stories behind the collections on display.

Fishy Fun at the National Museum of Ireland

Fishy Fun at the National Museum of Ireland

20 July 2019  |  Audience: Families   |  Event Type: Drop-in Activity

Interactive activities for all the family