Special Tours

Explore a unique part of Dublin

Our team at EPIC have been busy over the last few months designing some fantastic new guided tours to help you engage with Ireland’s rich heritage like never before. With our bespoke regular tours, we want to bring new life to the buildings, landmarks and statues of the Dublin Docklands so please join us and discover some of our city’s most unforgettable stories.

We will be adding additional tours to this page in the coming months, so please check back again soon for new updates.

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The Docklands Uncovered

Searching for a day out with a difference? Delve into the undiscovered wonders of Dublin’s Docklands, where you’ll discover a story that links Viking settlers to international tech companies.

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EPIC Docklands Walking Tour

Our EPIC tour guide will take you on 1.5hr walking tour of this unique part of Dublin. Starting at the iconic CHQ Building, you will trace its journey from Viking port to today’s Silicon Docks.

Discover how life here has changed over the years. Find all of its famous landmarks and uncover the thrilling stories behind them. Your tour will also include a visit to Europes leading tourist attraction EPIC! At EPIC trace the journeys of Ireland’s emigrants as they blazed a trail all around the world. Find out why they left, where they went and how they shaped the world.

At EPIC you can snap that Instagrammable moment, TikTok your way through Riverdance and pick up obscure facts like ‘Rihanna is actually Irish’. Who knew?

Here’s what’s included:

  • A guided 1.5hr tour of Dublin’s Docklands
  • Self Guided Visit to EPIC
  • Available to groups of 10 or more

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Tour of the CHQ building

Tour details

Length 1 hour
Meeting Point Ticket desk at EPIC
Max number per group 15 people
Dates & times EveryTuesday, Thursday & Saturday at 3pm
Cost Adults €11.50, Child €6.50, Senior €10.50, Student €10.50

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About the tour

Our one hour tour of The chq Building is a unique opportunity to hear the stories and history behind one of Dublin’s last remaining industrial era warehouses.

Built in 1817 as a whiskey, wine and tobacco warehouse – Stack A, as it was previously known, was designed by Sir John Rennie was Dublin’s first fireproof warehouse. Let your guide bring you the stories of yesteryear and how Custom House Quay and Georges Dock played key roles in Ireland’s trade with the outside world. Join us as we show you around 200 years of architectural history.


Tour Price includes a guided tour of The chq Building for one person only. It does not include entry to EPIC Museum or the Irish Family History Centre. Please avail of our special discount code given on your confirmation should you wish to visit EPIC pre or post your guided tour of The chq Building.

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