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Epic Autumn Break
Join us this Autumn for a fantastic family break including a visit to the Epic Museum proven fun for all the family. Our two night offer includes the following:-
- Two nights accommodation
- Full Irish breakfast each morning
- One Family Pizza Night which includes:
- 2 Family Size Pizza
- Sweet Treats
- Bottle of House Wine
- Soft Drinks for Kids
- Family Pass to the Epic Museum
- Complimentary Wi-fi
- No Deposit
- Cancel free of charge up to 24 hours before arrival
- Valid for 2 adults and 2 kids (up to 14)
From € 209.00 per night (for 2 adults and 2 kids)
Epic Museum Dublin
Discover your past
DISCOVER WHY 10 MILLION PEOPLE LEFT IRELAND, AND THE IMPACT THEY HAD ON THE WORLD
Irish history should never be a long list of names and dates, it should be an experience. Get hands on with Irish culture and its past with our fully interactive museum – swipe through video galleries, dance through motion sensor quizzes, listen to remastered audio from 100 years ago and watch videos that bring Irish history to life. At EPIC you’ll discover the far reaching influence of Irish history, and the impact the 10 million Irish men and women who left Ireland had on the world.
LOOKING TO THE PAST
EPIC is located in The CHQ Building in one of Dublin’s most historic locations by the banks of the River Liffey on Custom House Quay. CHQ, formerly known as Stack A, or the Tobacco Store, was built between 1817 and 1820 to store valuable cargoes of tobacco, tea and spirits. Designed by the Scottish engineer John Rennie with his son of the same name working as his principal assistant, this industrial masterpiece had the largest pre-20th century clear floor space in Dublin city. The building was made famous when it hosted the Crimean War Banquet in 1856, celebrating the return of 3,000 Irish soldiers.
10 million Irish people left their homeland for a wide variety of reasons over the centuries. Learn about what caused this exodus, ranging from famine and religious persecution through to economic need. Discover how Irish people adapted to their new homes once they got there and the challenges they overcame to build a life in an often unfamiliar society.
Discover how the Irish influenced and shaped the world.
See the world through the eyes of the Irish men and women who left through their letters to home.
Interactive Touch Screens
Don’t just learn about history, reach out, touch and engage with it.
Music and Dance
Ireland is as much bodhrans and tin whistles as it is Bruce Springsteen and Rihanna. Find out how Irish music has influenced everything from pop to rock, while putting your feet to work following the steps of the world famous Riverdance.
The good, the bad and the infamous. It’s not all rainbows and green hills, practice your quick-draw with our motion detector Irish outlaws quiz.
Some of the world’s most famous authors throughout history are Irish. Don’t take our word for it, take theirs, with our whispering library.
Irish Family History Centre
Discover some of your own history with a consultant from our professional genealogy service partners located within EPIC.