Phoenix Park, DUBLIN 8
Located in Phoenix Park, the zoo is set in 30 acres of landscaped grounds around ornamental lakes where over 700 animals and tropical birds from around the world can be seen. A daily "Meet the Keeper" and feeding program provide the opportunity to learn about the many rare and endangered species that live in Dublin Zoo.
Christchurch, DUBLIN 8
Dublinia has been developed by The Medieval Trust to recreate the formative period in the city's growth from the arrival of the Anglo Normans in 1170 to the closure of its monasteries by Henry VIII in 1540. It is situated in a beautifully preserved building in the heart of the old city, next to Christchurch Cathedral, to which it is linked by an elegant bridge. Journey through time and experience the drama and magic in life-like displays of memorable episodes in Dublin's history over 400 years.
Dublin's Viking Adventure
Essex Street West, Temple Bar, DUBLIN 8
An opportunity to travel through time at Dublin's Viking Adventure! An exciting, live and interactive experience of life in Viking Dublin A Norse guide leads the fascinating journey through a Dublin of long ago. Walk the narrow streets of the Viking town of 'Dyflin' and chat with the locals, observe their daily work and even experience the sounds and smells of the city.
Hey Doodle Doodle
14 Crown Alley, Temple Bar, Dublin 2
Hey Doodle Doodle is Ireland's only paint it yourself Ceramic Studio. Pick your own ready to paint piece (tile, mug. dish etc) and then stamp stencil or paint it your own way. Pieces are then fired and glazed in kilns . Collect your masterpiece a few days later or have it mailed it to you. You pay for your piece and the time it takes to paint it.
National Wax Museum
Granby Row,Parnell Square, DUBLIN 1
Discover a world where fantasy and reality combine and heroes of the past and the present come alive before your eyes. Look twice at the man reading his Irish Times in the lobby of the museum! The Children's World of Fairytale and Fantasy is a display that especially appeals to children as they wander through the Kingdom of Fairytales to find the magical lamp and the all powerful genie!
Natural History Museum
The Natural History Museum which is part of the National Museum of Ireland, is a zoological museum containing collections illustrative of the wild life, both vertabrate and invertebrate, of Ireland. There is also an extensive African and Asian exhibition.
Smithfield Village, Dublin 7
Discover Dublin from above by taking a trip skyward to the top of Dublin's only observation platform offering 360-degree panoramic views of the city. The existing distillery chimney, built in 1895, has been redeveloped to provide Dublin with a major viewing point, 220ft high. The Chimney has a two tiered glass enclosed observation platform at the top, which is serviced by a glass panoramic elevator running up its side.
Lambert Puppet Theater
5 Clifton Lane, Monkstown Co.,Dublin
A year round children's theater that offers imaginative and enjoyable retelling of all the old fairy tales.
The Fry Model Railway
Malahide Castle, Demesne
The Fry Model Railway is a unique collection of handmade models of Irish trains, from the beginning of rail travel to modern times. Not only Ireland's largest miniature railway, the exhibition is unique in that it is a working railway covering an area of 2,500 square feet.