Days Out in and around Dublin
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Imaginosity, Dublin Children's Museum, The Plaza, Beacon South Quarter, Sandyford.  A unique
child-centred creative space for children up to 9 years of age, and their families.  Includes 2.5 floors of
interactive exhibits, educationally designed to inspire life-long learning through play.  Meet the Eco Badger
up on the roof garden, learn about how the unique 'green' building works and make your way up the Climber
past the Wizard's Lair and the Rocket Ship to Rapunzel's Castle.  
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Rainforest Adventure Golf, Dundrum Town Center.  All the skills of golf.  All the thrills of an
adventure!  Deep within the rainforest lie the ruins of two ancient civilisations. Hidden among them,
according to legend, are two incredible indoor 18-hole golf courses. Courses that snake through huge
crumbling temples, beneath statues to primitive gods and past sinister crystal skulls, leading to the
ultimate challenge—the Jaguar Temple. Have you and your friends got what it takes to triumph against the
odds? Family ticket only €28.  
More details.  Take part in the Rainforest Minigolf Open Championship”.  
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RainForest Adventure Golf
Pirates Village, Pirates Village Liffey Valley Shopping Centre.  A “pop-up” play-zone with themed,
custom-made inflatables, for children aged 1 to 10 yrs. Includes a ship-wrecked galleon,a mega slide,
pirate’s assault course, thunder valley cars, bumper boats and water walker zorb balls. Open from 10am to
6pm weekdays and from 11am to 7pm weekends.  From €5 per child, adults and under 1's go free, but
must accompany child.  Sessions are hourly, on the hour. Tickets can be bought at the box office. Birthday
parties from €12 including food.  
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Pirates Village
Dublinia, Christchurch.  A great family day out and one of Dublin’s top visitor attractions with three
exciting exhibitions; Viking Dublin, Medieval Dublin and History Hunters Exhibition.  An exciting, fun and
contemporary way for all ages to learn and experience Old Dublin's sights, sounds, and smells!.  Open
every day from 10am to 5pm with guided tour at 2.30pm daily.  Can
book online or drop in.  €24 for family of
2 adults and 2 children.  March to September Daily: 10am–6.30pm (Last entry 5.30pm), October to February
Daily: 10am–5.30pm (Last entry 4.30pm).  
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Dublin Zoo, Phoenix Park.  Ireland’s most popular family attraction, the 28 hectare park in the heart of
Dublin is home to some 400 animals, where education and conservation combine for an exciting and
unforgettable experience! While you are there, visit the new Play Forest, guaranteed to have your children
climbing, swinging and sliding! The new Play Forest is completely sheltered so it can be enjoyed in any
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Dublin Zoo
Tara's Palace Museum of Childhood, Powerscourt House, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow.  The
magical miniature world of Tara’s Palace Museum of Childhood is yours to explore at Powerscourt House.
The Museum is home to Ireland’s Largest Period Doll House, which includes a collection of dolls, antique
toys and other dolls houses. Perfect for all ages from 5 to 105.  Family Admission is only €12 for the whole
family.  Click
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Tara's Palace Museum of Childhood
The Irish National Stud, Kildare.  Have a great family day out at the Irish National Stud, the
Japanese Gardens,  Fiachra's Garden and the Horse Museum.  Take a 35 minute tour of the stud, visit the
museum and stroll through St. Fiachra’s Garden, which has 4 acres of woodland & lakeside walks.  The
World famous Japanese Gardens, tell the story of the Life of Man, from the Cradle to the Grave.  The
paddocks are close by so you may see foals running freely with their Mothers.  Dine in the restaurant or
bring your own picnic and browse our very unique gift shop.  Family ticket up to 4 children is €29.50, under
5's are free.  
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The Irish National Stud
The National Wax Museum Plus, Temple Bar.  Visit the re-designed museum that is magical for
children (and adults!).  The Children's Fantasy World is a dream world featuring pillars painted like cake
and sweets, a tunnel of four worlds and their favourite wax figures such as the Simpsons and Harry Potter.  
In the Wax Factor studio, they can use the green screen technology to make their own YouTube video. You
will love the Hall of Irish Legends, the Grand Hall, the Irish Heroes of Discovery and of course the Chamber
of Horrors.  Open 7 days 10am -6.15pm    
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The National Wax Museum Plus
Go Kids Go, Coolmine Industrial Estate.   Great Indoor fun for children up to 12 years.  The
Adventure softplay area with 3 lane astra slide, giant balls and ball cannon, will challenge and exercise your
children (while you relax in our cafe).  Also features go karts, indoor soccer, disco and arts and crafts.  
Parent and toddler morning is Mon to Fri, 10am to 12.30pm for €5 and includes you, your child and a tea or
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Go Kids Go
The Little Museum of Dublin, 15 St Stephen’s Green, 9.30 to 5pm.  This “much-loved museum”
(Rough Guide) tells the story of Dublin in the 20th Century.  Features over 5,000 artefacts in the collection,
as well as three floors of exhibition space and an acclaimed café in the basement.  Worksheets are
available at the museum for children of all ages and tour guides will help you and your children get the most
from your visit.  For schools, we run the 'I Love Dublin' classes, or your school can book a school tour
independently.  Family admission rate of €13 (2 adults and up to three children). Email:, (01) 6611000.  
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The Little Museum Dublin