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EDUCATION

Primary Schools

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!

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

  • 20 AWE-INSPIRING GALLERIES WITH DIFFERENT THEMES

  • 300 ICONIC IRISH CHARACTERS & STORIES

  • LINKS TO PRIMARY SCHOOL CURRICULUM

  • GENEALOGY WORKSHOP WITH IFHC ALSO AVAILABLE

  • SEND DIGITAL POSTCARDS ON-SITE TO FAMILY

  • ENGAGING MOTION SENSOR QUIZZES

  • INTERACTIVE WHISPERING LIBRARY

  • FREE SOUVENIR PASSPORT FOR EVERY STUDENT

New History-at-Home Series

It’s time to get creative with the second in our series of ‘History-at-home’ packs! With 12 pages of engaging puzzles, quizzes & games for children 8+, our Explorers History-at-Home pack is available to download here.

Enjoyed our Explorers pack? Check out the first in the series, our Easter Rising History-at-Home pack is available to download here.

Stay tuned for future packs to go on adventures through time and space, computer programming and exploring the history of Irish women!

 

School Tour Packages

EPIC has teamed up with some of Dublin’s leading tours & attractions including Croke Park, Glasnevin Cemetary, Viking Splash Tours 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!

CLICK HERE TO VIEW ALL PACKAGES

 

Virtual Tour

Can’t come to EPIC then EPIC will come to you! 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.

 

 

“ A very modern museum in its use of technology to bring the Irish emigration story to life.”

— Coláiste Chill Mhantáin Wicklow.

 

We make it easy for you…

  • ONE TEACHER FREE WITH EVERY 15 STUDENTS

  • 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 ...