Primary

Find educational programmes for primary level teachers and students.


Primary school tour

Let the Museum and its collections capture the imagination of your students

Our workshops, tours and resources are:

  • Curriculum-linked
  • Created to help your students expand their knowledge and gain understanding
  • Designed by our experienced science education team

Take a look at the Primary school tours and workshops below.

Tour: The Natural History Trail

Tour: The Natural History Trail

Students get a general introduction to the Museum and discover the highlights of the 10,000 specimens on display during this tour. There is a focus on the 160 year history of the collection, the secrets behind taxidermy and the unique stories of the zoological and geological animals and fossils that are on display in the Irish Room and Mammals of the World exhibition.

Tour: The Teddy Bear Tour

Tour: The Teddy Bear Tour

Bring along your favourite teddy bear and get a loan of one of the Museum's teddies for the duration of this specially designed tour to introduce younger children to the Museum. Visit favourties on display such as the panda, giraffe and elephant and discover the difference between teddies, animals and stuffed animals!