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EDUCATION

School Tour Packages

Packages to suit all groups and budgets

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!

Inside EPIC

EPIC Tour & “Pick up the Past” Workshop

At EPIC we love to get hands on with history and heritage! On our ‘Pick Up The Past’ tour, students will be guided round the museum, highlighting curriculum-specific emigrants including Isabella McDougall and Thomas Quinn. After the tour, the group will experience an interactive workshop led by a trained facilitator, exploring emigrants’ stories using a collection of objects and supporting materials.

PRICE: €10 per primary student, €12 per secondary student

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EPIC Tour & “Techxibit” Coding Workshop

We merge the past with the future and explore fascinating history with amazing new tech! Digital technology has become one of the most powerful tools of our generation. TECHXIBIT encourages students to combine STEM, Culture, and Heritage through a combination of a guided technology-focused tour, and a hands-on coding workshops for beginners, linked to the new coding curriculum.

PRICE: €10 per primary student, €12 per secondary student

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EPIC Tour & Family History Hunter Workshop

Irish Family History Centre workshops show students of all nationalities how to get started on their family history! Through fun activities, games and exercises, students get a refreshing insight in to the world of family history and how to be real historical detectives. Our sessions are curriculum-focused to suit primary and secondary, with a selection of workshops to choose from. 8-Week TY Module available.

PRICE: €10 per primary student, €12 per secondary student

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Outside EPIC

EPIC & Croke Park GAA Museum School Tours

The perfect destination for little sport fans, Croke Park is the home of Gaelic games, bringing together Irish sport, heritage and culture in one amazing location. Croke Park offers primary school pupils a great way to learn more about the GAA through guided tours and interactive exhibitions. Our expert guides will bring the stadium and its stories to life, giving unique insights into Irish history, culture and sport.

Distance from EPIC: 25 min walk

PRICE: €13 per primary student, €16 per secondary student

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EPIC & Viking Splash School Tours

See the sights of Dublin – on land and water! Travel aboard our Amphibious World War II vehicles (DUKWs). Our costumed Viking Tour Guides will tell tales of Viking Dublin, en route through the city’s major attractions, including St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Christchurch, Trinity College, Government Buildings and Georgian Dublin. School Tour Times: 10am, 11.30 am , 2pm and 3.30 pm.

Distance from EPIC: 20 min walk

Discount available when booking both attractions together

For bookings please email info@vikingsplash.ie

EPIC & Glasnevin Cemetery School Tours

Watch history come to life and learn about the people who shaped a nation! Opened in 1832, and just a short drive from EPIC, Glasnevin Cemetery Museum offers exciting educational programmes for students and groups of all ages. Learn through interactive exhibits and educational packs which are sent out prior to visit. The museum explores the amazing diversity of Irish life through the stories of the famous (and not so famous!) people who are buried here.

PRICE: €11 per primary student, €13 per secondary student

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Aviva Stadium Tour

This tour allows students to delve into the rich history of Lansdowne Road and the Aviva Stadium with impressive graphics depicting some of the most memorable sporting moments since 1872. Students can access the famous players tunnel to enter the pitch, the press room, the dressing room, pitch side and ‘Up Top’ at the stadium’s impressive 5th floor, home to some of the best views in Dublin.

Distance from EPIC: 20 min walk

PRICE: €11.50 per primary student, €15.50 per secondary student

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GPO Witness History

The historic GPO has a rich history and was headquarters of the 1916 Easter Rising which eventually led to the creation of the Irish Republic. Students are taken behind the historic façade of the GPO to examine modern Irish History up to present day and to reflect on how the events of the 1916 Easter Rising, War of Independence, Irish Civil War and the “Troubles” have shaped Ireland over the past 100 years.

Distance from EPIC: 10 minutes

PRICE: €11 per primary student, €14 per secondary student

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Jeanie Johnston

Bring the Famine to life for your class like never before with a trip to a replica of a real Famine ship. The guided tour lasts 50 minutes and students will discover how the Famine forced millions of Irish people to flee the country and seek new lives elsewhere. Students will be able to explore the famous tall ship’s upper deck before going below deck to experience what life was like on board.

Distance from EPIC: 2 minutes

PRICE: €10.50 per primary student, €14 per secondary student

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