National Maritime Museum

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National Maritime Museum

Contact Person

James O'Sullivan
Heritage Events Coordinator

Telephone

01-2047011

Date

2 April - 23 May

Time

Monday 11am, Wednesday 11am.

Location

Dun Laoghaire

Cost

FREE

Event Description

NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM

Free Guided Tour 2 April – 23 May, Monday & Wednesday 11am.

The Museum is housed in Dún Laoghaire’s 180-year-old Mariners’ Church, opposite the dlr LexIcon.

Experienced guides will bring you on a voyage of discovery enthralling you with stories of discovery, heroism, war and disasters at sea.

You will learn about maritime history, exploration, navigation, radio, deepsea cable technology, nature and art inspired by the sea and relevant to the school syllabus.

See the revolving Bailey Optic, try the electrified steam engine and pause to reflect at the Titanic exhibit, the Royal Navy prisoner’s docks and the war memorial.

Try sailor’s knots, learn how they lift heavy weights, be photographed with the pirate and much more.

11am 1 tour per day 2 tours per week Tour Duration: 60 minutes Wheelchair accessible Max Capacity: 30 people.

Must be pre-booked via the Mseum. E: booking@mariner.ie T: 01 214 3964 T: 01 280 0969 W: mariner.ie

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