Take your class on a journey of discovery
Imagine – a museum with no artefacts! Kids are learning differently these days and EPIC is truly a museum for the digital age. Our exciting and engaging approach supported by the latest digital technology, makes it 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, they’ll all find something they love and can relate to.
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 is perfect for groups of all sizes. We recommend that you allow approximately 90 minutes for your visit to the museum.
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
CHOOSE FROM 4 GREAT WAYS TO EXPLORE THE MUSEUM
Our museum can be explored in a number of different ways so you can choose the one that works best for your group.
1. SELF-GUIDED TOUR: (Approx. 90 minutes)
Explore the museum at your own pace and focus on the areas most relevant to your class.
2. SELF-GUIDED TOUR WITH AUDIO APP/GUIDE: (Approx. 90 minutes)
Want some extra commentary or guidance as you explore the museum? You can download our new Museum Audio App for FREE. You’ll find more information here. Audio guides are also available.
3. GUIDED TOUR: (Approx. 60 minutes)
For a more in-depth visit with the opportunity for your class to ask questions, why not book a Guided Tour with one of our knowledgeable EPIC Tour Guides? Our guided tour lasts approximately 60 minutes and you and your group can explore the museum at your leisure after the tour.
4. Self Guided Tour and workshop: (Approx. 120 minutes)
EPIC offers a range of fun and educational workshops for students of all ages. This option includes a 1 hour workshop and self guided visit to EPIC. We have a range of workshops available on topics such as coding, human rights and women’s history.
“ A very modern museum in its use of technology to bring the Irish emigration story to life.”
— Coláiste Chill Mhantáin Wicklow.