The museum is one of Dublin's most outstandingly original visitor attractions which has been designed focusing on a fun and interactive visitor experience. While remaining true to the ethos of a wax museum, The National Wax Museum Plus Dublin presents a snap shot of Irish cultural heritage but with a very modern twist!
Visitors to the museum are taken on a journey through Irish history, an enchanting Kids zone of discovery, Ireland’s only dedicated tribute to our top scientific inventors, a Green screen video room, a recording studio and all the exceptional life-like wax work characters you can expect at the national museum. These interactive activities are popular with familys, kids and adults alike.
The National Wax Museum Plus offers a museum experience unlike any other. Why not come see for yourself!
Only one of its kind in Ireland. Use our green screen technology to make your own video. Then upload straight to the video file sharing site YouTube the ultimate post card from the National Wax Museum Plus!
The Writers Room is a salute to the literary legacy of our nation’s greatest writers. Forever immortalised in wax and ready to greet you on your entrance to the Museum. The visitor is welcomed into a library setting befitting of the figures who reside there side by side, eternally remembered for their literary genius and contribution to world literature.
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.
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.
For kids & big kids!
The ultimate musical dedication to Irish rock ‘n’ roll and film legends including U2, Phil Lynott and Liam Neeson, a veritable explosion of sight and sound to finish your journey through The National Wax Museum Plus.
A sound recording studio features equipment from Dublin’s Sound Training Centre, Temple Lane Studios and the world famous Grouse Lodge recording studio. Visitors get the chance to use equipment previously used by rock and pop legends such as REM, Snow Patrol and The Blizzards.
This room features some of the greatest Irish entertainment and sporting legends including Gay Byrne (TV Presenter) Mary Robinson (President of Ireland) and Jack Charlton (Former Irish Team soccer coach). Visitors will be taken on a spellbinding video journey through the most exciting and tear jerking moments of resent times and how these people played their part.
No Wax Museum would be complete without its very own Chamber of Horrors. Located in the basement of the museum visitors can bravely enter at their own risk and experience the weird and wonderful world of horror. Feel your heart pounding and your hands sweating as you come face to face with the infamous Buffalo Bill, Hannibal Lector or Dracula but who knows anything can happen in the Chamber of Horrors… Will you make it out alive or running and screaming.
The Science and invention zone in 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.
Looking for things to do in the heart of Dublin's City Centre look no further.