Our updated Science & Discovery Zone is an interactive tribute to Ireland’s brightest and best, featuring an impressive range of extremely intelligent and high achieving men and women. Engineers play a big part of this, such as Henry “Harry” Ferguson, who developed the modern agricultural tractor and plough using the 3-point-linkage system, William Dargan, engineer of the world’s first commuter railway and Charles Parsons, inventor of the steam turbine to name but a few. The exhibits offer a visual and interactive experience, allowing you to understand the concepts of the exhibits on display.
Engineers Week 2019 runs from the the 2nd March 8th of March and is the perfect occasion to visit the Science & Discovery zone of the museum. Featuring interactive experiments, touchscreen information desks, informative wall charts and much more, it’s a celebration of the many and varied impressive feats achieved and discoveries made by brilliant Irish minds in the fields of Engineering and Science. Whether you’re planning a school tour, you want to inspire your children or you simply want to learn more about Irish achievements in Engineering & Science. You’ll be amazed at what this little country of ours has achieved! Our new science also has a number of hidden features of the augmented reality app Wax Magic
On Friday 8th March at 12pm we’re welcoming Jim Sheehan from Surecom to the National Wax Museum Plus for a talk on the Future of Engineering. Surecom Network Solutions is a multi-award-winning engineering firm based in Ireland and the UK. They offer engineer-led professional, technical and project management services in the telecommunications and ICT fields. The Museum will offer a discount of €7.50 per student to any schools visiting at 12pm Friday 8th March 2019. This talk will be best suited to Secondary Students.