December Special: Giving back to those who give the most. Free entry to VolunteersRecently transformed into Santa’s Kingdom, The National Wax Museum Plus is offering free admission to four special organisations; CDETB YES for refugees and migrants, LauraLynn-Ireland’s Children’s Hospice, Cross Care and Sightsavers. Also during the Month of December, all volunteers from any registered Irish charities will be admitted to the Museum free of charge when they attend with a regular admission. Those accompanying volunteers can also avail of a 10% discount. Proof of association with the charity is required. The National Wax Museum Plus features a series of special events for children and adults this holiday season. These include the following:
- Santa Claus will visit the Museum on Saturdays and Sundays between 11:00AM and 5:00PM.
- Become a Super Sleuth and Crack the Code. Crack the Christmas Code is a new investigative game where visitors search the Museum for hidden clues. Code breakers who crack the code will have the chance to win a prize from the Museum Gift Shop.
- Be sorted into your preferred house by the Hogwarts Sorting Hat, new to the Museum this christmas, or should prehistory be your metier, you can avail yourself of a festive dinosaur ride.
- A free “Nice List” certificate for all visitors to take home ensuring everyone that Santa rewards those who are kind, compassionate and generous.
THE NATIONAL WAX MUSEUM PLUS CHARITY PARTNERS
- About CDETB Youth and Education Service for refugees and migrants. (YES) They look after all ranges of refugees and migrants in Ireland. Their Migrant Access Programme (MAP) is a transition programme to prepare newly arrived unaccompanied children and other young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds for post primary school and life in Ireland. (YES) are a service of the City of Dublin Education and Training Board. (CDETB) Free Admission From 27th November until 1st December.
- About LauraLynn, Ireland’s Children’s Hospice LauraLynn, Ireland’s Children’s Hospice provides palliative care to children with life-limiting conditions and their families, from the point of diagnosis to end of life, and throughout bereavement.Our holistic approach ensures we support the whole family through a unique care plan that may include: symptom management; planned short hospice stays (respite); unplanned hospice stays (emergency care); end of life care; music & play therapy; psychological & bereavement support; Social Work and Chaplaincy. All care is provided free to families. Care can be availed of in the hospice, at hospital, in the community, or in the family home, depending on the child and family’s preference.It costs €5.2million to keep LauraLynn’s Children’s Hospice open, €3.5million of which must be generated each year through fundraised income.Approximately 3,840 children with a life-limiting condition are living in Ireland today, with close to 700 needing the specialised care provided by LauraLynn.For further information please visit lauralynn.ie
- About Cross Care. Cross is the Social Support Agency of the Catholic Archdiocese of Dublin and provides a range of social care, community and youth work services across the Dublin Archdiocese. Cross Care provide those in need with emergency accomodation while working to find homes. For more information about crosscare please visit crosscare.ie Free Admission From 11th December until 15th December.
- Sightsavers in association with Christmas FM. For more on Sightsavers please visit sightsavers.orgChristmas Collections From 18th December until 22nd December.