Saturday 8th April and Saturday 15th April, General
Guided Tour: The Saints and Scholars of Ireland
Free Admission. No Booking Required.
Celebrate Easter by joining us for a special guided tour about the artefacts and shrines connected to Irish saints and how Christianity influenced the development of writing.
Join us to discover the artefacts associated with the patron saints of Ireland, St. Patrick, St. Brigid, and St. Colmcille, and see what archaeological evidence can tell us about the impact of Christianity to Ireland and which objects demonstrate the development of writing techniques. Take a look at other artefacts and relics connected to the many saints from Ireland in the Treasury exhibition, and learn about the incredible preservation of the Fadden More Psalter, and the impact of writing and scholarship in Early Medieval Ireland.
No booking required, places allocated on a first come first served basis. Meet in the Reception, on the ground floor. Partially wheelchair accessible. Families with children 8+
Please note that the majority of this tour will take place on the ground floor, with the option of continuing the tour to the first floor.
The Museum also run regular highlights tours about the collection at NMI - Archaeology. For details of tours taking place in April, please see the link here: Highlight Tours of the National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology
Dates and Times of Tour
Saturday 8th April
Saturday 15th April
Guided Tour: The Saints and Scholars of Ireland is located at:
Celebrate Easter at NMI - Archaeology with special tours on the saints of Ireland
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