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  • How Irish People Changed The World - Ingenious Ireland

Activity Tours

The tour that will make you proud of the Irish!

Ireland is famous for writers and artists, and also produced some of the world's greatest scientists, inventors and engineers. This fascinating and memorable guided tour covers over 400 years of history, celebrating Irish ideas that changed the world, and as well as quirky ideas, and hidden Dublin stories, even a World War II air raid shelter.
Did you know, that Irish people invented milk chocolate, and put the flavour in your potato crisps? That an Irish invention helped to land a man on the Moon? And that we electrified the world, and made the 20th century possible?

This two-hour tour takes us from Trinity College Dublin to St Stephen‘s Green and Merrion Square, returning to the Science Gallery cafe in time for lunch. Several landmark buildings are featured along the way, making this a great introduction to Dublin for visitors and Dubliners alike.

Come on a fascinating voyage of discovery, and you'll get:

• Ideas to last you a lifetime
• 10% off in Science Gallery cafe (show your ticket when ordering to get the discount)
• Enjoy the current Science Gallery exhibition.
• A delicious Butler's Chocolate for everyone

Meet: at Science Gallery entrance, TCD, Pearse St. at 11:30 am every Saturday morning, May to August inclusive. Look for the guide in the white coat!

Please arrive 10 minutes before departure. Bring: Comfortable shoes, rain gear, a camera ... and your curiosity.

Suitable for ages 12+. The tour is on the open streets, and to that extent, is wheelchair accessible.




  • Operating Hours

    2 May - 29 Aug

    MON 11:30 - 13:30
    TUES 11:30 - 13:30
    WED 11:30 - 13:30
    THU 11:30 - 13:30
    FRI 11:30 - 13:30
    SAT 11:30 - 13:30
    SUN 11:30 - 13:30

(subject to change)