1 – Visit The President
Every Saturday morning, the public is welcome to take hour-long tours of the President of Ireland’s official and private residence, Aras an Uachtaráin.
Tickets cannot be reserved in advance and are only available at the Phoenix Park Visitor Center on a first-come, first-served basis. The Phoenix Park Visitor Center, a distinct historical monument with a playground and café, is situated apart from the grounds of Aras an Uachtaráin.
Áras an Uachtaráin is steeped in history and provides a glimpse into Ireland’s rich cultural heritage. Exploring the residence allows children to learn about the country’s past and its political system.
2 – Visit Kilmainham Gaol.
Kilmainham Gaol offers a free tour for all on the first Wednesday of every month. The tour of Kilmainham Gaol offers a wealth of educational content, and the free tour allows children to engage with this history without any cost. They can gain knowledge about the events, people, and movements that shaped Ireland’s fight for independence, deepening their understanding of the country’s heritage.
Booking in advance is highly recommended as space fills up quickly!
3 – Take A Dip At The Vico Baths
One of the famous sea bathing locations in the city is the Vico Baths in South Dublin. The Vico Baths are a quiet, protected location ideal for swimming in the Irish Sea and are located on Vico Road, 15 minutes walk south of the charming village of Dalkey. The Vico baths provide a picturesque location for a quick dip.
4 – Visit Dublin Castle
Dublin Castle is a must-visit destination in the heart of Dublin, Ireland. Special occasions, exhibitions, and hands-on exhibits geared toward younger visitors are frequently held in Dublin Castle. Children can actively participate and learn through these activities, which can enhance their experience at the castle and help them feel more immersed. Children under the age of 12 can access the castle free of charge.