National Maritime Museum

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National Maritime Museum

Contact Person

Jimmy O'Sullivan
Heritage Officer


087 2265013


25th June to 29th August


11am every Monday and Wednesday


Dun Laoghaire



Event Description

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, deep-sea 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.

01 214 3964

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