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15th Jul 2019

There’s lots of Fishy Fun to be had at the National Museum of Ireland this week

Melissa Carton

Looking for something fun to do with the kids this weekend?

National Museum of Ireland are well known for their family-friendly events and this summer is no exception.

This weekend, families can explore the world of Fishy Fun to celebrate the International Year of the Salmon.

Taking place this Saturday, July 20 from 10 am to 4 pm your and your child can take part in a wide range of interactive activities surrounding the world of fish.

Drop into the National Museum of Ireland located in the heart of Dublin and dive into all the fishy fun where visitors to the museum will learn more about the fantastic collection of fish on display and how Ireland’s most iconic fish species, salmon, is facing its biggest challenge yet.

Inland Fisheries Ireland will be on hand to help young fisheries enthusiasts examine the creepy crawlies which live in Ireland’s rivers and lakes via microscopes while novice anglers can try their hand at fishing through a virtual fishing simulator! In addition to the collection within the museum, aquariums will also showcase some of the freshwater fish which live in waters across Ireland.

The event is completely free of charge and no booking is required in advance.