Dublin is the capital of Ireland and provides many facilities and sights to see when traveling with children. Entertaining children can sometimes be tough, but Dublin boasts child-friendly activities that have been visited by hundreds of thousands of tourists each year. These activities can be enjoyed on a self-drive tour to Ireland.
- Imaginosity Museum, Dublin
This interactive museum is an amazing place to use creativity and of course, the imagination. The different activities and exhibitions are completely designed for each age group. The museum allows kids to discover, create and interact in different environments. Imaginosity is also designated as a Discover Centre by the Discovery Primary Science and Maths Foundation, providing programs to encourage and foster the love for science.
2. Croke Park
Visiting Croke Park means discovering Irish History through its sports, such as Gaelic Football, Hurling, and Camogie. The GAA (Gaelic Athletic Association) is one of the most important sporting organizations and it is a fundamental part of Irish culture.
The stadium tour, the Eriksson skyline, and the GAA museum offer an amazing experience for everyone who loves these sports and everyone who wants to know more about it. After the tour, you can also test your skills in the Interactive Game Zone and become part of the action!
3. Dublin Zoo
Dublin Zoo offers an amazing opportunity to discover and learn about biodiversity. Dublin zoo is the home of more than 400 rare and exotic species in the heart of the city, where the different habitats are recreated to give the best place to live for all the animals.
This place brings you and your kids back in time to… the Vikings! Dublinia is not only a museum but is a journey through history. During the exhibition, you can taste and try the Viking lifestyle, visit Dublin in Medieval times, learn about myths and mysteries, crimes, and food of Ireland 700 years ago. Every tour is a unique experience that can be also combined with the visit to Christ Church Cathedral.
5. The Chocolate Warehouse
This is a very alternative experience for all the family. The chocolate warehouse will take you to Willy Wonka’s world, well maybe without Umpa-lumpas. In this magic place, you can learn about chocolate history and do workshops with a final certificate!