Guided Tour: The History of Art in Ireland Tour

Image of details of the 'Tara' Brooch, 8th century AD
  • Family friendly
  • Free to visit

Saturday, 11 November 2023

Event times:

11:00 - 11:45

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About this event

Join this tour to learn about the history of art from the National Museum of Ireland's archaeology collection

On this tour, learn about the development of art in Ireland from the Stone Age to Early Medieval Ireland. See megalithic art from the Stone Age on the replica passage tomb, discover the techniques in gold of Bronze Age metalworkers on the lunulae and sun discs, learn about the influence of the Iron Age art style, La Tène, and its impact into Early Medieval Ireland on objects including the Ardagh Chalice and the 'Tara' Brooch.

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

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