National Maritime Museum

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James O'Sullivan
Heritage Events Co-Ordinator




23 January - 27 February, Monday and Wednesday


11am 1 tour per day. 2 tours per week


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. 11am 1 tour per day. 2 tours per week.

Must be pre-booked. Tour Duration: 60 minutes Wheelchair accessible Max Capacity: 30 people

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