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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 curricula for Primary and 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

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

Choose a topic below to discover in-classroom resources to bring the Museum to your students, or check out our virtual sessions to engage with one of our Museum Educators.  

We are developing virtual sessions and additional resources for schools. These pages will be regularly updated with more resources, activities, virtual sessions, and information for students and teachers as they becomes available.

For more information 

To enquire about booking an on-site visit or virtual session 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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Kildare St,
Dublin 2,
D02 FH48

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