Things to do with the family in Dublin City
When it comes to the weekend, or a day out during the week families are forever looking for inspiration on things to do.
Dublin Town has its fair share of family friendly activities and there’s always something to do. We’ve complied a list of things to do with the family in Dublin City that will help keep those every exploring minds occupied.
Immerse yourself in this highly engaging exhibition which puts you right inside the GPO during Easter Week in 1916.
There’s no better way to explore Dublin City than on the famous green Hop-on, Hop-off tour bus! As well as taking in all the big attractions this tour also includes some of the lesser known gems in the city. You can jump on at O’Connell Street, Dublin One.
The Little Museum of Dublin is located at Stephens Green and really what child doesn’t love the museum. They have worksheets for kids of all ages and there are lots of fun things to do throughout the building.
The Ark is Ireland’s only venue exclusively dedicated to producing high quality cultural programmes for children aged 2 to 12. Here, in a unique building designed specifically for them, children explore everything from theatre, music and literature to painting, film, dance and more.
Enter the enchanting world of the Leprechaun with a visit to the National Leprechaun Museum! Explore this fascinating space with the help of one of the museum’s engaging storytellers. Enter via Jervis Street, Dublin One to commence your adventure full of myths and legends!
(Please note children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. This experience is not suitable for some younger children).
Escape to another world or even another planet at Cineworld, Parnell Street! Screenings take place throughout the day, every day, with something for everyone.
Having recently moved to it’s new location on Westmoreland St, the all new National Wax Museum Plus has even more to see and do. The little ones will be enchanted at the kid’s zone while the young adults will be measured on the fear factor through the Horror Hotel, while also taking in some history and seeing their favourite celebs!
The Viking Splash Tour has been roaring around the city for 2 decades. This top attraction brings you on an adventure to unearth stories about medieval Dublin and it’s Viking heritage. You drive through the city roaring at unexpected passer by’s with your Viking Call, before the amphibious vehicle splashes into the Grand Canal Basin where you will see U2’s recording studios.
The above are just a few of the many things you can do in Dublin’s City Centre. Don’t forget to check out Dublintown.ie What’s On section for regular family activities happening in the city at different times.
With all these activities your little ones may get a bit peckish so click here for some suggestions on where to eat