Save 15% on Viking Splash Tours of Dublin
Save 15% on Viking Splash Tours of Dublin - great fun on land and water
Pirates Village at Liffey Valley (24 miles)
Pirates Village at Liffey Valley
Play zone with themed, custom made inflatable games and loads of activities, suitable for toddlers to 10 year olds. New covered outdoor area too!
Tallaght Adventure World (29 miles)
Tallaght Adventure World
Multi level pirate themed main frame and toddler zone, with all the usual quality features, but piratey! Yar!
Imaginosity (33 miles)
An interactive museum for under 9s with whimsical and articulate hands on exhibits and experiences designed to inspire life-long learning through play. A wide variety of workshops and classes included with admission.
Fun Fitness (33 miles)
Large modern soft play facility with all the classic fun features on offers plus dedicated toddler and baby areas and a sports zone. Specifically designed for children under 8 years of age. Parties catered for.
Fun House (38 miles)
Let the kids loose in this well equipped indoor adventure play centre with something for toddlers through to your fun loving 12 year olds.
Gullivers Soft Play (48 miles)
Gullivers Soft Play
The ultimate play experience in Armagh with 3 fantastic storeys of exciting Soft Play with lots of new features to entertain children up to primary school age.
Peter Pans Neverland (54 miles)
Peter Pans Neverland
Features include a separate adventure play frame for the older children, a 60sq metre sports court, a 4 metre freefall drop slide, king-size trampoline and Ireland's first automated disco room!
Scallywags (57 miles)
is a new indoor 3 tier soft play area with a larger than normal toddler area and offers a range of party packages for all budgets. A healthy eating cafe, Johnsons coffee, free wifi and Mullins ice cream makes it perfect for adults too. Midweek offers available.
Dublin Falconry (21 miles)
Both a sanctuary and educational visiting experience offering expert insight into birds of prey, with additional extras including Hawk Walk, plus Owl and Falconry Experiences. Please note limited opening.
Dublin Zoo (26 miles)
Home to over 400 animals where education and conservation combine for an unforgettable wildlife experience, shortly to include the new Sea Lion Cove and Chilean Flamingo habitat!
Sea Safari (29 miles)
Will bring you on an exciting, fun filled sea tour of the Dublin Bay area whilst showing you spectacular sights and attractions. 2 tour types available.
National Sea Life Centre (40 miles)
National Sea Life Centre
An aquatic Zoo with 30+ displays which are home to over 1,000 creatures including: Black Tip Reef Sharks, Octopus, Seahorses, Stingrays and Red-Bellied Piranha.
Newgrange Farm (7 miles)
Interact with the animals and explore the farm, plus play areas, go karts, little maze and more.
Newbridge House and Farm (24 miles)
Newbridge House and Farm
Children's farm with plenty of domestic friends, modern adventure playground, plus the 18th era working farm is a great educational experience.
Airfield Farm (31 miles)
Newly reopened, demonstrating traditional farming and heritage across the working farm, gardens and historical experience in the Overend family home.
Irish Museum Of Modern Art (27 miles)
Irish Museum Of Modern Art
Presents a wide variety of art in a dynamic programme of family suitable exhibitions. Housed in arguably the finest 17th-century building in Ireland, with the grounds well worth some exploration too.
Dublin Writers Museum (27 miles)
Dublin Writers Museum
Irish literary celebrities from the past three hundred years are brought to life through their books, letters, portraits and personal items. A fascinating insight, best appreciated by well read kids.
Croke Park Stadium and GAA Museum (27 miles)
Croke Park Stadium and GAA Museum
Learn about ancient cultural sports, peruse the exhibition galleries and collections of sporting paraphernalia. Visitors can also try hurling and football in the interactive games zone, or take the Etihad Skyline Tour and view the stadium from 17 stories up!
National Leprechaun Museum (27 miles)
National Leprechaun Museum
Discover a magical world full of learning and fun, with stories of Irish mythology and fascinating folklore! Visit a leprchaun sized world and look for a crock of gold at the end of the rainbow!
The Revenue Museum (28 miles)
The Revenue Museum
A quirky little museum, situated in Dublin Castle, that is free to visit and much more interesting that you would expect! Exhibits include items that have been confiscated over the year, plus an interactive smuggling game!
The Chester Beatty Library (28 miles)
The Chester Beatty Library
A chance to discover the artistic treasures of great cultures from around the world, for free! The collection includes miniature paintings, manuscripts, early printed books and more. Specially designed activites for kids of different ages.
The Chocolate Warehouse (28 miles)
The Chocolate Warehouse
This is a unique and special journey through the history and joy of making chocolate aimed squarely at kids. Loads of seasonal specials and holiday events too.
The National Wax Museum Plus (28 miles)
The National Wax Museum Plus
A journey through Irish history, an enchanting children’s zone of discovery, Green screen video room, recording studio and all the exceptionally lifelike wax work characters you can expect at the national museum.
Science Gallery Dublin (28 miles)
Science Gallery Dublin
A chance to see art and science combine at this interesting gallery that has a busy calendar of changing exhibits throughout the year, and it is free to visit. An informative and engaging place to take the family.
The Little Museum of Dublin (28 miles)
The Little Museum of Dublin
Discover 20th Century Dublin with collection of over 5,000 artefacts, most of which has been donated or loaned by local people and businesses. Friendly guides, free worksheets for kids, plus interactive hands on displays.
The National Museum of Ireland (28 miles)
The National Museum of Ireland
Ireland’s premier cultural institution and home to the greatest collections of Irish material heritage, culture and natural history in the world.
National Gallery Of Ireland (28 miles)
National Gallery Of Ireland
With free admission to the permanent galleries and strong supporting temporary exhibitions, plus family packs including sketch kits and kids' audio tours, there's no excuse not to go get your art on!
National Print Museum (29 miles)
National Print Museum
Discover the fascinating history of printing at this great museum that is free to visit, and has a great interactive Education Area for kids and families. A number of great events held throughout the year.
Pearse Museum and St Endas Park (30 miles)
Pearse Museum and St Endas Park
Attractions include exhibitions, a nature study room with attractive displays on Irish flora and fauna and an audio visual show, plus the park offers riverside walks, waterfall and walled garden.
National Transport Museum (31 miles)
National Transport Museum
Over 60 vintage motoring marvels on display, dating from 1883 onwards. Younger kids can marvel at the funny cars and older types can get their nerd on with dad.
Hurdy Gurdy Museum of Vintage Radio (32 miles)
Hurdy Gurdy Museum of Vintage Radio
A unique and interesting chance to discover the history of radio, including communicatons. Packed full of items such as gramaphones, old computers and batteries, early mobile phones, and of course, radios!
National Maritime Museum of Ireland (34 miles)
National Maritime Museum of Ireland
Discover all about maritime heritage through an extensive collection that includes tiny models built by lighthouse keepers, a massive anchor, and a working optic from Baily lighthouse. You can also learn about maritime technology and the transatlantic cable.
Aura Navan Leisurelink (< 1 mile)
Aura Navan Leisurelink
Fatures 2 water slides, learner and kiddie pools plus standard swimming fare. Other kid friendly features on site include soccer pitches and adventure playground.
Funtasia (14 miles)
Indoor water park with loads of features and interactive water play, plus dry play area, bowling, crazy golf, rock climbing, arcade and more.
National Aquatic Centre (22 miles)
National Aquatic Centre
A truly world class facility for swimmers and divers, also boasting the AquaZone, one of the most technically innovative water parks in Europe and loads of rides for big and brave types.
Ardgillan Castle and Park (22 miles)
Ardgillan Castle and Park
Tours of an embellished 18th century country house, 194 acres of parkland to explore, with formal and rose gardens, plus a great children’s playground with over 30 pieces of equipment! Something for all ages to enjoy.
Malahide Castle and Gardens (26 miles)
Malahide Castle and Gardens
Tour the castle's historic interior, explore the 5,000 species of the walled garden, take a crack at the adventure playground and visit the rest of the town by land train.
Experience Gaelic Games (26 miles)
Experience Gaelic Games
The perfect combination of learning and doing: hear the history behind the ancient sports and activities then try them yourselves, no experience or particular fitness required to try!
Butlers Chocolate Experience (27 miles)
Butlers Chocolate Experience
This popular behind the scenes experience teaches everything one needs to know about the Chocolatier industry, with educational timelines, movie and museum, plus make your own souvenir!
Drimnagh Castle (27 miles)
A hidden gem of a castle with a long history, and the only castle moat in Ireland that is still flooded! Lots to learn about, including the ghost! Lovely gardens too.
Dublinia (28 miles)
Features 3 full interactive exhibitions, Viking Dublin, Medieval Dublin and History Hunters. Each a comprehensive and self contained educational delight loaded with kid friendly features and interactive elements.
Dublin Castle (28 miles)
An 800 year old castle in the heart of Dublin, most of which is free to explore, including the Chapel Royal, the Chester Beatty Library, 2 gardens, and the Revenue museum. Guided tours available for State Apartments and the Undercroft.
Jeanie Johnston (28 miles)
A tour of the re created Jeanie Johnston enables visitors to see what it was like on board a wooden tall ship during the Famine era. It conveys a deep sense of history and insight and is a memorable experience for all who come on board.
Rathfarnham Castle and Toy Collection (30 miles)
Rathfarnham Castle and Toy Collection
Explore the elegantly decorated castle rooms where collectible toy exhibits range from rare and delicate artefacts to simple and robust playthings of yesteryear. Fascinating for all ages. Plus an adventure playground.
Dalkey Castle and Heritage Centre (35 miles)
Dalkey Castle and Heritage Centre
Costumed actors and live theatre will delight the kids, with fun educational opportunities and modern interactive delights. You can climb to the battlements for panoramic views of sea and mountains.
Powerscourt Gardens (39 miles)
Immaculately landscaped with walled garden, striking terraces and Ireland's highest waterfall. A great exploration destination for rambling families, with a playground by the picnic area at the waterfall.
The Ski Club of Ireland (37 miles)
The Ski Club of Ireland
Offering 3 slopes, of which 2 are dry and 1 is covered with Snowflex (the nearest thing to snow) and features travelator lifts. Ski classes for over 4s, snowboarding over 13s only.
Spin Roller Skating (27 miles)
Spin Roller Skating
Classic family friendly roller skating rink with background music, full rentals and lessons also available.
The Zone Extreme Activity Centre (1 miles)
The Zone Extreme Activity Centre
Activities for over 7s including laser maze and laser clay shoot, shooting simulator, karting and day camps. Their popular day camps give older kids the chance to try a bit of everything.
Xtreme ie Carton House (19 miles)
Xtreme ie Carton House
With activity multi packages suited to 7 years and over, there's a great range of active fun to be had here! High ropes, buggies, GIANT swing, zip line, climbing, power fan descender and plenty more! Packages applicable.
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Now we have the easter and summer holidays fast approaching, we're trying to find the best days out and as many fun things to do with kids as possible, especially cheap and free family friendly places to visit this year - theme parks, waterparks and swimming pools, museums, indoor playcentres and softplay for toddlers, petting farms, wildlife parks and zoos, aquariums, horse riding, castles, steam railways, pottery making and ceramic cafes, roller and ice skating rinks, karting tracks, snowdomes, dry and indoor ski slopes, climbing walls, activity centres, outdoor play at the best local parks, ten pin bowling alleys and all the other best family tourist attractions, that you can visit at the weekend.
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