Guided Tour: Let the Sun Shine Winter Solstice Tour

  • Free to visit
  • Family friendly

Wednesday, 20 December 2023 - Friday, 22 December 2023

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About this event

To celebrate the rising sun of the Winter Solstice at Newgrange, join this special tour to discover how ancient monuments and archaeological objects are linked to celestial events.

Learn how passage tombs, such as Newgrange, are aligned to the Winter Solstice. Take a look at objects found in Ireland’s tombs and find out how Bronze Age objects, such as lunulae and sun discs, are linked to solar symbols.

Wed 20, Thur 21* & Fri 22 Dec

Tours at 11:00 & 12:30

*12:30 - ISL (Irish Sign Language) will be provided on this tour.

No booking required, places allocated on a first come first served basis. Meet in the Reception, on the ground floor. Wheelchair accessible. Families with children 8+

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