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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- Do Not Disturb

Seasonal Activity Sheet- Do Not Disturb

01 December 2018  |  Audience: Families   |  Event Type: Drop-in Activity

Winter Activity Trail awaiting for you.

Inspectorium: Furry Friends

Inspectorium: Furry Friends

28 December 2018  |  Audience: Families   |  Event Type: Drop-in Activity

Meet some winter animals.

Inspectorium: Skullduggery

Inspectorium: Skullduggery

02 January 2019  |  Audience: Families   |  Event Type: Drop-in Activity

When a scientist discovers a new fossil, how can it tell what that animal eats?

BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2019, RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin

BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2019, RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin

10 January 2019  |  Audience: All Ages   |  Event Type: Open Day

Now in its 55th year, the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition takes place in the RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin from the 10th to the 12th January.

The Dead Zoo Tour

The Dead Zoo Tour

19 January 2019  |  Audience: Ages 8+   |  Event Type: Tour

Meet Museum Educator, Geraldine Breen, and discover the science and stories behind the collections on display during this free public highlights tour.

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.

Made to Measure?

Made to Measure?

21 February 2019  |  Audience: Families   |  Event Type: Tour

Join zoologist Catherine McGuinness to learn how we measure animals and guess their sizes.

Inspectorium: Record Breakers!

Inspectorium: Record Breakers!

09 March 2019  |  Audience: All Ages   |  Event Type: Drop-in Activity

Drop into the Discovery Zone to see up close some animal record breakers from the handling collection!

Falconry & Falcons

Falconry & Falcons

23 March 2019  |  Audience: All Ages   |  Event Type: Demonstration

See up-close a real live falcon, discover this predator’s top hunting techniques and learn about the different types of birds of prey in Ireland.