Heritage Week 2016: Tales of Mythology in the Time Vaults

Heritage Week in Dublin 2016

Visit the museum this Heritage Week to discover Irish heritage in the form of tales of Mythology told by our resident storyteller.

Heritage Week is a celebration of Ireland’s proud heritage and traditions. Irish myths and legends are a major part of Irish culture and are taught to every child growing up in Ireland. Mythological legends such as Cú Chulainn and Fionn MacCumhaill delight and enchant our children, and during heritage week, they’ll be coming to life in the National Wax Museum Plus!

Heritage Week in Dublin – Tales of Irish Mythology

Heritage Week in Dublin 2016The Mythology room in the Time Vaults of Irish history brings to life all of your favourite characters from Irish myths and legends. From Queen Meadbh and the Bulls of Cooley to Oisín and Niamh, it’s a place to be swept away and let your imagination take hold of you. And this Heritage Week, to enhance the experience, our resident storyteller will be enchanting all of our visitors with their favourite stories!

On Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st, and again on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th of August, from 12-5pm our storyteller will be reading your favourite tales of Irish myth and legend in our Mythology room. There’s no extra cost, in fact if you mention Heritage Week at reception, it’s 20% off your ticket price! So what’s stopping you? Bring the children to the Wax Museum Plus this Heritage Week in Dublin, for a magical trip you can all enjoy!

Heritage Week in Dublin – Time Vaults of Irish History

Heritage Week in DublinThere’s plenty more Irish heritage to be discovered in the museum besides our Mythology room too! Our Time Vaults of Irish History take you on a journey through Irish history through the years, from the vikings right up to present day. All of the biggest figures in Irish history are represented, and what a better time to visit than during Heritage Week? Celebrate your Irish heritage by stepping back through time and meeting some of the greatest figures in Irish history.

The Time Vaults themselves are also steeped in history. The vaults used to house gold bullion and arms at the turn of the last century, and the vaults that hold the exhibits are the actual vaults which were used to hold the gold and arms!

 

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