Shared on YouTube and Facebook at 4pm, 21 December, 2020, General
Online Tour: Winter Solstice Tour
To celebrate the rising sun of the Winter Solstice at Newgrange, join our special online tour of the Museum’s Prehistoric Ireland, Ór – Ireland’s Gold and The Treasury exhibitions to discover how ancient monuments and archaeological objects are linked to celestial events. Learn how passage tombs, such as Newgrange, are aligned to the Winter Solstice, discover artefacts on display in the Museum that have been found in Ireland’s tombs and see artefacts linked to solar symbols including gold lunulae and sun discs dating to the Bronze Age.
The video will appear on YouTube and Museum Educator, Trisha Ryan, will be available between 4pm and 5pm on Monday 21st December to answer any questions that are posted in the comment section on YouTube during this time.
Online Tour: Winter Solstice Tour is located at:
Celebrate the Winter Solstice with the National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology
+353 1 677 7444