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Post Primary Schools

Capture the imagination of your students, make learning fun, and discover what your class can learn from the Museum.

Our resources, activities and sessions are:

  • Linked to the national curriculum for Post-Primary
  • Designed by our experienced Education Team and created to enable your students to expand their knowledge, gain deeper understanding, and develop new skills
  • Created for teachers and students to engage with the extensive collections of the National Museum of Ireland
  • All resources, activities, and sessions are free of charge

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

NEW Upcoming in November 2022 - a new on-site option for Post-Primary schools to engage with one of our Museum Educators. More information and details regarding booking will be made available in due course. 

We are continuously developing new offerings for schools. These pages will be regularly updated with more options and information for students and teachers as they become available throughout the school year.

Use our online Educational Learning Resources to virtually explore the collection at the Museum

Choose a topic below to discover in-classroom activities and resources to bring the Museum to your students.
We are developing new resources for schools. These pages will be regularly updated with more resources, activities, and information for students and teachers as they become available.

For More Information

To enquire about booking an on-site visit for your class, please complete this enquiry form. If you have any further queries about any of the Education Department’s resources contact our Bookings Office at

Please regularly check the website for updated information on Museum opening hours. 

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Dublin 2,
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