If you’re looking for a family day out steeped in Irish history then EPIC Irish Emigration Museum is for you. Voted Europe’s leading tourist attraction in 2019 and 2020 EPIC has something for everyone with engaging exhibitions for adults, children and grandparents. The museum has 20 interactive galleries for families to explore and engage with a range of topics, from the history of Ireland and migration patterns, all the way through to leading Irish writers, musicians and artists who made their mark around the globe.
EPIC has ten must-try family activities to experience when you visit:
1. Stamp your souvenir passport
Fill up your very own souvenir EPIC passport. Can you collect every stamp?
2. Try our interactive sports table
Spin the disks and watch your favourite sports stars come to life
3. Watch your step
Try out some Irish dancing moves
4. Listen to talking books
Our library isn’t quiet…the books talk to you!
5. Take a selfie
Strike a pose in our the Instagrammable ‘Discovering and Inventing’ gallery
6. Travel through history
Hear people from hundreds of years ago tell you their story
7. Take part in an activity trail
Pick up our fun activity trail to keep you entertained as you go through the museum
8. Choose your favourite villain
From pirates to cowboys, pick the most horrible in our dastardly game
9. Discover your Irish family
Maybe even track down your great-great-great-great-great-grandparents at the Irish Family History Centre
10. Take the EPIC quiz
Can you answer every question on our interactive touch screen quiz?