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02nd Jul 2021

Kids Go Free to EPIC Museum and The Jeanie Johnston this July and August

Melissa Carton

Looking to do something fun with the kids this summer?

With the kids’ summer holidays in full swing, why not make the most of them and plan a fun day out for the whole family in Dublin’s Docklands this summer.

To celebrate the beginning of kids’ school summer holidays, EPIC Museum and The Jeanie Johnston are offering free entry to children under 16 throughout the months of July and August.

EPIC offers a totally unique, state-of-the-art experience where you immerse yourself in what it truly means to be Irish.

All while discovering how much the Irish mean to the world. Enjoy a fun and interactive visit for kids, adults and grandparents alike.

Whether children are exploring the 200 year old vaults, swiping through the interactive quizzes, dancing to Riverdance or listening to the whispering library, they’ll be entertained throughout.

You will leave with a better understanding of centuries of history, enormous pride in the Irish people who left their country to begin a new life, and a better understanding of the issues of immigrants the world over.

Kids will also get free entry to the Jeanie Johnston located just two minutes from EPIC.

The Jeanie Johnston tells the story of the thousands of Irish people who fled the Famine and embarked on a voyage in the hope of a better life in North America.

You’ll be able to step on board and be transported back in time to an incredible journey across the sea. hear tales of a brave captain and crew and learn all about Irish history along the way.

EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum is open seven days a week from 10am-5pm while The Jeanie Johnston is open Thursday to Sunday from 11am to 4 pm.

Pre-booking is essential and can be done through the EPIC website and Jeanie Johnston website.