Hi-tech history that is truly inspiring
Through a unique blend of tales and technology, EPIC brings 1,500 years of Irish history to life for your students like never before.
Bring your lessons to life
Immerse yourselves in the legends and legacies that await you in the historic vaults of The chq Building.
Use state-of-the-art interactive technology to explore Irish history, identity and influence. From high-tech touch screens and motion sensor quizzes to a whispering library and atmospheric video imagery, EPIC has the most innovative and exciting ways to explore the curriculum and, best of all, it’s fun for everyone!
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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
EXPLORE IT YOUR WAY
Our state-of-the art museum is 40,000sq ft. and can accommodate groups of all sizes. We recommend that you allow approximately 90 minutes for your museum visit.
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.
“ Our students had a brilliant time! Thanks for the terrific tour through Ireland’s place in the world.”
— Loreto College, Crumlin, Dublin.