National Wax Museum Plus
|Tel:||01 671 8373|
The National Wax Museum Plus is an exciting interactive visitor attraction located in the heart of Dublin's city centre Temple Bar district and just off Dame Street. The museum is housed over four floors and 13,000 square feet in a historic Foster Place landmark building, previously the home for Ireland's gold store and arms at the turn of the last century! The museum is an outstandingly original visitor attraction and has been designed to deliver an interactive experience taking you on a journey through Irish cultural heritage, an enchanting children's zone of discovery, Ireland's only dedicated tribute to our top scientific inventors, a green screen video room, a fully functioning recording studio and all the exceptional life like wax work characters you can expect at the national wax museum.
The National Wax Museum Plus offers a museum experience unlike any other, whether you are young or old, a culture vulture or fun seeker, male or female, star struck or star studded, The National Wax Museum Plus is the ultimate entertainment experience for all.
|Address:||Foster Place, Temple Bar, Dublin 2|
|Telephone;||01 671 8373|
|Location:||City Centre, Dublin|
|Season:||All Year (except Dec 24-26 & Jan 1st)|
|Open Times:||Mon-Sun: 10.00 - 19.00|
|Tours:||Yes, Available in French, German, Italian & Spanish|
|Booking Contact:||Imelda Murray/Lisa Jameson|
|Average Visit Length:||1 hour|
Family (2A+2C) €35.00
|Exhibition:||History in Wax, Science in Wax, The Writter Museum, The Vaults of Irish History, Halls of Irish Lendgend and much more.|
|Restaurant:||Many located nearby.|
|Information Guide:||English, more languages expecteted through the year|
|Group Booking Necessary:||Yes|
|Other:||Nearest Car Park is available at Fleet Street|
The Time Vaults of history offers the visitor the opportunity to explore the various stages of Irish history through a wonderful experience of sight and sound. This passage of time through the magnificently original old armoury vaults which formerly housed Ireland's gold and armour offer the visitor a truly unique look at Irish life in a very distinctive setting.
Tourists and Irish visitors alike can get up close and personal with Setanta & wolfhound, view a Viking monk slaying, capture a glimpse of famine life, view a real 1916 gun, and meet the political figures who secured peace in Ireland.
Irish Hereos of Discovery
The Science and invention wing of the museum pays homage to the dedicated Irish inventors, designers and scientists. Many of whom you may or may not
have heard of.
Interactive and touch screen technology helps bring this room to life, with real experiments and figures to examine and touch, the visitor can truly understand and appreciate the work of the many men and women who invented items which we still use to this day.
The Wax Factor studio offer visitors a completely new interactive fun experience. Not for the camera shy or quiet persona! The green room allows you to superimpose yourself onto an array of backgrounds join the cast of a video and just sing and dance along to your favourite tune. This room is an example of digital technology at its best allowing you to distribute your cameo moment to all your friends and family.
Children's Fantasy World
This children’s fantasy world really is focused entirely on children’s imagination and their innate curiosity, with plenty of colour and wax figures on display, and pillars painted like cake and sweets, children really will feel like they’ve walked into a dream world. Children can explore a tunnel of four worlds and meet the Simpsons and Harry Potter or chill out on the padded floor to watch a movie or puppet show.
The National Wax Museum Plus welcomes groups of any size, whether you are a tour operator, language school, coach operators, school or company we are more than happy to help plan your tour of Dublin's only Wax Museum.
The National Wax Museum Plus offers discounted group rates for pre booked groups of 12 or more. Pre-Booking is essential to avail of these offers, so please contact our booking office to arrange:
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