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Family Fun

Kids go FREE this September

Make the most of your time with the kids and plan a fun day out for the whole family in Dublin’s Docklands this September. We are delighted to offer FREE entry to children aged 16 and under, when accompanied by a paying adult. EPIC is an entertaining, accessible and educational day of family fun for kids, adults and grandparents alike. Guests at EPIC can leave the museum to take a break during their visit. The CHQ Building has many food options available, and is easy to travel to with parking nearby.

Located less than 5 minutes’ walk from EPIC, you’ll also find The Jeanie Johnston Famine Ship which tells the story of the thousands of Irish people who fled the Famine and embarked on a voyage in the hope of a better life in North America. They are also offering free admission for kids this September. More info here

10 family fun activities to try out at EPIC!

1. Stamp your souvenir passport
Fill up your very own souvenir EPIC passport. Can you collect every stamp?

2. Try our interactive sports table
Spin the disks and watch your favourite sports stars come to life

3. Watch your step
Try out some Irish dancing moves

4. Listen to talking books
Our library isn’t quiet…the books talk to you!

5. Take a selfie
Strike a pose in our the Instagrammable ‘Discovering and Inventing’ gallery

6. Travel through history
Hear people from hundreds of years ago tell you their story

7. Take part in an activity trail
Pick up our fun activity trail to keep you entertained as you go through the museum

8. Choose your favourite villain
From pirates to cowboys, pick the most horrible in our dastardly game

9. Discover your Irish family
Maybe even track down your great-great-great-great-great-grandparents at the Irish Family History Centre

10. Take the EPIC quiz
Can you answer every question on our interactive touch screen quiz? 

We make it easy for you…

  • BRILLIANT FOR FAMILIES

  • FREE WIFI

  • SECURE LOCKER FACILITIES

  • WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE

  • GIFT SHOP

  • NEARBY COACH SET-DOWN & PARKING

  • LARGE SEATING AREAS BOTH INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE CHQ BUILDING TO EAT PACKED LUNCHES

  • CHOICE OF CAFÉS, RESTAURANTS AND SHOPS INCLUDING STARBUCKS, THE BAKEHOUSE, INSOMNIA ...