Wednesday, September 15, 2010

10 Family Friendly Dublin Activities

Dublin is a thriving, vibrant city with plenty to offer families. In addition to permanent attractions there are countless outdoor activities, festivals, arts and entertainment though out the year.

1. The Chocolate Warehouse

Learn how chocolate is made. A hands-on experience, where you get to make, package and take home your own chocolates.

2. The GAA Museum and Croke Park

Croke Park
Dublin, Ireland
The GAA Museum was established to commemorate, recognize and celebrate the GAA's enormous contribution to Irish sporting, cultural and social life since its foundation in 1884. Located in Croke Park, the proposed location of the famed Notre Dame vs Navy, 2012 game.

3. Imaginosity, Dublin’s Children’s Museum
Dublin, Ireland

Based on the concept of “Hands On, Minds On” learning, Imaginosity is a place where creative learning and play connect!

4. National Leprechaun Museum

"An Uaimh" (The Tunnel)
Leprechaun Museum, Dublin
A visit to the National Leprechaun Museum takes you on a journey through the sounds and sights of mythical Ireland, land of the Leprechaun!

5. Dublin Writers Museum

At the Writers Museum, Dublin’s literary celebrities from the past three hundred years are brought to life through their books, letters, portraits and personal items.

6. Lambert Puppet Theater

The Lambert Puppet Theatre creates and presents its own productions at the Theatre. The Puppet Theatre also plays host to visiting puppet companies as well as the annual event The International Puppet Festival.

7. Dublin Zoo
Dublin Zoo
Dublin, Ireland

Lions and tigers and bears! Oh my! Dublin Zoo is one of Ireland's top visitor attractions and is located in the Phoenix Park, Dublin 8.

8. Dublinia & the Viking World

Dublinia & the Viking World
 Dublin, Ireland
Lose yourself in VIKING & MEDIEVAL DUBLIN! Dublinia is an unforgettable experience in a historically important location at the heart of Dublin City.

9. National Wax Museum

National Wax Museum
Dublin, Ireland
There are so many figures to see, from historical to mythological, and world famous to national heroes. Kids will thoroughly enjoy the "Children's World of Fairytale and Fantasy". This is an entertaining adventure for kids in Dublin as they wander through the Fairytale Kingdom in search of the magical lamp and the genie!

10. National Museum of Natural History

The National Museum of Ireland - Natural History has approximately ten thousand animals on display which have been drawn from the museum's collections of over two million specimens. These collections have been accumulating for over two centuries. Today this zoological museum encompasses outstanding examples of wildlife from Ireland and the far corners of the globe, some still to be seen today and others long extinct.

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