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Wednesday 9th of December 2015
1. National Leprechaun Museum
Take the kids on a magical tour of the National Leprechaun Museum. Located in the centre of Dublin, the museum explores the mythology behind one of Ireland’s most iconic additions, the leprechaun. As well as learning about the first ever leprechaun sighting, which happened a few hundred years ago, visitors can learn all about the different figures in Irish mythology. There is also a dedicated miniature leprechaun world that the kids will love – take them along to find out f there really is a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.
Imaginosity is the perfect place to take the kids for a fun and educational day out. Hop in your Easirent hire car in Dublin City and head to Leinster, the location of Imaginosity. Get your creative juices flowing in one of the myriad workshops and classes available including computer classes and interactive experiences such as meeting the eco-badger and learning all about green-technology. Admission prices range from €2 to €8, and classes can fill up pretty quickly so make sure that you book in advance to avoid disappointment.
3. Lambert Puppet Theatre
Home to Ireland’s only purpose built puppet theatre, and the country’s oldest puppet company, the Lambert puppet theatre is located in Monkstown, which is a short drive from our Easirent pick up point at Dublin Airport. Founded in 1972 by the Lambert family, the theatre puts on a range of different performances at the weekends as well as special workshops and sessions for schools.
4. The Ark
Targeting children aged between two and 12, The Ark is a purpose built space in the heart of Dublin city centre which aims to educate and entertain children through cultural programmes. The Ark invites leading Irish and international artists to take part in a range of exhibitions and workshops that build children’s understanding and appreciation of art. The workshops run throughout the year, make sure that you check online for availability before you arrive.
5. Butlers Chocolate Experience
Hop in your Easirent hire car and head to Butlers Chocolate Experience, a very popular family day out in Dublin city centre. The perfect experience for any chocolate fan, Butlers Chocolate Experience is jam packed with demonstrations about how many of the different chocolate products are made. Dress as your own chocolatier and help to decorate some of the products yourself. You can even bring your novelty chocolate item home as a souvenir of your experience. As this is a very popular Dublin attraction, we advise that you book tickets online before you arrive, ticket prices are €13.50 per person and a family ticket is €47.50.