Take your class on a journey of discovery
Imagine – a museum with no artefacts! EPIC is truly a museum for the digital age, and with more steps being taken towards digital learning, it is the perfect place for your school tour.
The museum has 20 interactive galleries and explores global Irish history and identity from many different angles – whether your students are interested in politics, science, art and design, fashion, engineering or sport. With ties to the primary school curriculum, your students will learn something new, and have loads of fun – all at the same time!
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Learning has never been so much fun
Our state-of-the art museum is 40,000sq ft. and can accommodate all group sizes. We recommend allowing approx 90 minutes for the museum visit. Teachers and pupils will have the choice to explore the museum through various different options:
Audio app/guide: Our new Museum & Audio app is free to download, more info here. Audio guides are also available for €2 per student.
900 YEARS OF HISTORY IN 90 MINUTES
ENGAGING MOTION SENSOR QUIZZES
20 AWE-INSPIRING GALLERIES WITH DIFFERENT THEMES
INTERACTIVE WHISPERING LIBRARY
300 ICONIC IRISH CHARACTERS & STORIES
FREE SOUVENIR PASSPORT FOR EVERY STUDENT
LINKS TO PRIMARY SCHOOL CURRICULUM
GENEALOGY WORKSHOP WITH IFHC ALSO AVAILABLE
New History-at-Home Series
It’s time to get creative within our series of ‘History-at-home’ packs! With 12 pages of engaging puzzles, quizzes & games for children 8+. These engaging home education packs help children learn all about Irish culture, test their literacy skills and use their imagination, to solve fun puzzles and quizzes. They’re suitable for children 8+. Stay tuned for future packs to go on adventures through time and space, computer programming and exploring the history of Irish women!
We’ve gathered together some of our favourite stories from our exhibition, and included them in a Virtual Reality Tour of our museum. Simply navigate through the museum by clicking at various points around the space and touch/click on the pins to open them and reveal the fascinating story inside. We’ve also created supporting worksheets for students and helpful tips for teachers to make it easy and fun to enjoy.
School Tour Packages
EPIC has teamed up with some of Dublin’s leading tours & attractions including Croke Park, Glasnevin Cemetery and the Irish Family History Centre to offer the ultimate school tour packages for both primary & secondary.
From digital coding classes to historical detective workshops, find the perfect tour package for your group here!
Virtual School Tours
Trying to plan this year’s school tour? Thinking about a virtual tour option? Looking for a way to leave the classroom without stepping outside? Whether you’re looking to create your own virtual experience or enjoy a readymade tour, EPIC has you covered.
“ A very modern museum in its use of technology to bring the Irish emigration story to life.”
— Coláiste Chill Mhantáin Wicklow.