Download our FREE History-at-Home Packs
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum is delighted to partner with The Sunday Times and contribute to The Children’s Times, a new supplement starting this Sunday 14th February, and running for the next few weeks. You can also download a version here.
Our award-winning museum tells the amazing stories and experiences of some of the 10 million Ireland emigrants who have left this island over the centuries.
Our Education and Outreach team have created a great range of online resources to help introduce your children to the richness and diversity of the stories featured in our museum.
Scroll on below to find even more online educational experiences, from downloadable history-at-home packs to online workshops, lectures and entertaining videos. Look, learn, and create together with fun, engaging programmes for kids of all ages.
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The Genealogy Pack
Discover the fascinating world of genealogy, its history & how it’s used today. Discover how your budding genealogy detectives can put together your family tree with the help of the family. Includes puzzles, quizzes & games for children 8+.
The Great Famine Pack
Discover the conditions and circumstances that led to The Great Famine of 1845 – 1852, and caused the death of 1 million people and another 1.5 million to leave Ireland. Includes puzzles, quizzes and games for children 8+.
Easter Rising Pack
Discover some of Ireland’s quirkiest Easter traditions, explore the world of Easter Rising leader Roger Casement and learn how to draw up your own Proclamation. Includes puzzles, quizzes and games for children 8+.
Unearth the world of Irish Antarctic explorer Ernest Shackleton, concoct your own Arctic snowstorm and uncover the Irishwoman who became Britain’s first female commercial pilot. Includes puzzles, quizzes and games for children 8+.
Computer Scientists Pack
Discover the awe-inspiring history of computer science, meet Irish computer programmer Kay McNulty and learn how to ‘speak computer’ using your favourite emojis! Includes puzzles, quizzes and games for children 8+.
EPIC Characters in 30 seconds
Ernest Shackleton made three expeditions to Antarctica where he climbed an active volcano and survived the sinking of his ship.
Watch the video here
“Pray for the dead and fight like hell for the living” – Mother Jones was a fearless fighter who campaigned tirelessly for worker’s rights.
Watch the video here
Take a Virtual Tour of our museum
We’ve gathered together some of our favourite stories from our exhibition, and included them in a virtual tour of our museum for you to explore our #MuseumFromHome.
Virtual Tour Student Worksheets
Follow our easy step-by-step guide and you’ll soon be voyaging through 1500 years of Irish history with your students – all from the comfort of your classroom or home!
Virtual Tour Teacher Worksheets
This helpful guide will help teachers host their very own tour with step-by-step instructions that will walk you through the process and find ways to keep your students engaged.
Become a Historian
Learn what it takes to be a detective of the past in this workshop designed for budding historians of all ages. Catered to support the secondary level ‘Become an historian’ strand and history curriculum, students will leave their text books behind and learn from our historian-in-residence.
Prices start from €5.00 per student (T&C’s apply, minimum booking required)