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Family visits

FUN FOR ALL THE FAMILY

EPIC is an entertaining, accessible and educational day of family fun for kids, adults and grandparents alike. Visitors 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. 

10 family fun activities 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

SECURE LOCKER FACILITIES

NEARBY COACH SET-DOWN & PARKING

WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE

CHOICE OF CAFÉS, RESTAURANTS AND SHOPS

FREE WIFI

LARGE SEATING AREAS BOTH INSIDE AND OUTSIDE

GIFT SHOP