At Epic Museum they feel that Irish History should never be a long list of names and dates, that it should be an experience. So, if you want to immerse yourself in a fully interactive museum look no further. Here you can discover why 10 million people left Ireland and relive the greatest achievements of our ancestors. Unlike many museums, EPIC has something that sets it apart from the rest being the world’s first- fully digital museum. Take part in interactive activities, and motion sensor quizzes and listen to some of the most prominent voices from our history through remastered audio. Voted as Europe’s Leading Tourist Attraction in the world, 3 years in a row. Thus, being the first in Europe to receive this award for three consecutive years has to speak for itself.
Have you ever taken a trip on a vehicle that can travel on both land and water? Well, let Viking Splash Tours do just that! Known as one of Ireland’s most unique sightseeing experiences! Get ready to explore Dublin like never before! The tour provides a fantastic and fun way to introduce your children of all ages to the history of Ireland on an amphibious DUKW. The tours start at 10:00 a.m. daily and run every 15-30 mins throughout the day! Everyone seems to be roaring for the Viking Splash Tours at the moment so we would definitely advise booking online to secure your seats! It’s really an experience you won’t want to miss!
*Please note that children under the age of 3 are not permitted on the tour.
The Wax Museum Dublin is Ireland’s oldest wax museum which has been around since 1983 and has to be one of the city’s most fascinating and entertaining attractions it has to offer! Originally, it was first opened by the Lord Mayor of Dublin and has relocated a number of times since.
Currently, it stands on Westmoreland Street just across from Dublin’s popular O’Connell Street and the Spire. The Museum offers three floors of engagement, discovery, and exhibition with some of the world’s most famous faces on display. It’s truly a fun and interactive activity for all ages visiting. Don’t miss the Father Ted room, the Children’s room, and the chance to see some of Ireland’s most commendable sporting heroes. Take a stroll through time vaults and if you’re feeling very brave, check out the Chambers of Horrors! Try not to jump!
If you’re a fan of the Guinness, the Guinness Storehouse is the place to visit! Explore the seven fascinating floors it has to offer while experiencing the history, heart, and soul of one of Ireland’s most famous beers. There you will have the opportunity to learn about the whole process of making Guinness, from the ‘grain to the glass’. You can even add more to your experience by upgrading your ticket!
Fancy printing your selfie on the head of your gorgeous pint of Guinness, learning the legendary six-step ritual to pouring the ‘perfect’ pint of Guinness, or immersing yourself in a connoisseur experience? If you fancy lingering around and enjoying a bite to eat and perhaps another pint of Guinness (or two) you will be spoiled for choice amongst their food and dining options. You must not forget to take a trip up to their Gravity Bar where you can soak up the breathtaking 360° panoramic views of the city. It’s only about a short 10-minute bus ride away, so you’d be crazy not to check it out!