Beware of Dracula! Halloween Family Tour

A Halloween-themed scene with a central character dressed as Dracula with a cape and red bow tie. The background features an ominous castle silhouette against an orange sky, bats flying, and a full moon

Irish author Bram Stoker needs your help! His famous character Dracula, a notorious vampire, has somehow escaped from his book in our Storytelling Gallery and into the vaults of EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum. Can you and your family help track him down and spell him back from whence he came?

This themed tour includes a walkthrough of EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum where working with our guide, you and your family will locate clues hidden in our galleries to Dracula’s whereabouts. Along the way you’ll discover more about Bram Stoker’s life and the famous novel Dracula that shaped how the world imagines vampires today. You’ll also stop off for a Storytelling session, where Bram will bring to life some tales of creatures from Irish history and folklore that may have inspired Bram’s creation, and work together to create your very own vampire myth, suitable for the Ireland of today.

Dates and Times

Wednesday 1st Nov (10.00am, 11.30am, 1.30pm, 3pm, 4.30pm)
Thursday 2nd Nov (10.00am, 11.30am, 1.30pm, 3pm, 4.30pm)
Friday 3rd Nov (10.00am, 11.30am, 1.30pm, 3pm, 4.30pm)


Adult: €22
Child: €14.50

This tour is suitable for families with children aged 6 – 12 years.

Prices above include entry to museum, so families can explore the museum after the storytelling event.

The tour is led by a guide who plays the role of Bram Stoker and involves an activity hunt to find objects hidden in the museum, storytelling session and two interactive activities, one a spell casting and one an imagination game to come up with a new vampire story. Dress up in your scariest Dracula or Halloween themed outfit to complete the theme!

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