The Summer of Heritage programme of events are a series of Free guided tours run by the Heritage Office of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council. They are suitable for schools, students, families, historic groups and individuals interested in local history. The National Maritime Museum are delighted to participate in this again in Summer 2019.

National Maritime Museum of Ireland

Love Maritime History! Visit Dún Laoghaire this summer with Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Summer of Heritage and our friends at the National Maritime Museum of Ireland.The museum’s knowledgeable tour guides will take you on a maritime adventure with stories and history of our maritime past.Summer of Heritage Free Guided Tours at the museum.Monday and Wednesday at 11am ONLY.Tours must be pre-booked via the following link: www.mariner.iePhone: 01 214 3964#NationalMaritimeMuseumofIreland#VisitDublin#SummerofHeritage

Posted by dlr Heritage Events on Friday, June 21, 2019

The Museum is housed in Dún Laoghaire’s 180-year-old Mariners Church, opposite the dlr Lexicon. Experienced guides will bring you on a voyage of discovery enthralling you with stories of discovery, heroism, war and disasters at sea.

You will learn about maritime history, exploration, navigation, radio, deep-sea cable technology, nature and art inspired by the sea and relevant to the school syllabus.

See the revolving Baily Optic, try the electrified steam engine and pause to reflect at the Titanic exhibit, the Royal Navy prisoner’s docks and the war memorial.

Select your preferred date below. Book early as some dates are very popular and fill up quickly. Click on the dates below and you will be brought to the Eventbrite site to book your tickets.

Monday 24 June 2019
Wednesday 26 June 2019
Monday 01 July 2019
Wednesday 03 July 2019
Monday 08 July 2019
Wednesday 10 July 2019
Monday 15 July 2019
Wednesday 17 July 2019
Monday 22 July 2019
Wednesday 24 July 2019
Monday 29 July 2019
Wednesday 31 July 2019
Monday 05 August 2019
Wednesday 07 August 2019
Monday 12 August 2019
Wednesday 14 August 2019
Monday 19 August 2019
Wednesday 21 August 2019
Monday 26 August 2019
Wednesday 28 August 2019