Guided tours of the National Print Museum’s permanent exhibition are offered to individual visitors and pre-booked groups.
During our interactive guided tour, after a brief introduction to the fascinating history of printing, your tour guide will bring you on a journey of discovery through the Museum’s three part 1960’s print-shop style exhibition; the composing, printing and finishing areas. You will also have the opportunity to hand-compose and print a poster at the close of the tour.
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The guided tour of the Museum’s permanent exhibition is available to a range of visitor groups including Secondary Schools, Language Schools, 3rd Level students, Adult Education students, Heritage and Historical Groups, Disability Groups and Social/ Corporate Clubs. The tour is flexible in level of content and duration in order to suit each group’s specific needs and abilities.
(Maximum number 30, Duration 45 minutes)
Activity Based Tours
Activity based guided tours of the Museum are available to Primary Schools, Language Schools, Youth Groups, and Families. Using the Museum’s permanent collection and traditional print and paper related arts and crafts, our tour guides introduce your group to a hands-on, interactive learning experience which allows them to discover the facilitating world of letterpress printing.
(Maximum number 60, Duration 90 minutes)
How to book
Individuals and groups of 10 people or less
We offer two public guided tours of the Museum per day (Mon – Fri) at 11.30 and 14.30. See rates below. No booking required. There is no 14.30 tour on Wednesday afternoons.
Groups of 10 people or more
All groups of 10 or more people are required to pre-book their guided tour with email@example.com . If you have less than 10 people, please join the 11.30 or 14.30 public tour. If you are a group of less than 10 people and would like to have a private tour of the museum please contact the email address above.
NOTE: The Museum has limited availability remaining for guided tours during June 2019. Should you wish to book during this period, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire, and we will make every effort to schedule guides for your group. Early booking is appreciated.
Public Guided Tours: Individuals and groups of less than 10 people (fees from 1 September 2018)
- Adult: €5
- Student: €4
- Senior: €4
- Family: €10
Pre-booked groups of 10 people or more
(fees from 16 May 2019)
- Group Tour Flat Rate: €4.00 per person
(one leader of group free of charge)
- Primary and Secondary Group Rate: €3.00 per student
(all accompanying teachers free of charge)
[this rate does not apply to English Language Schools/ Summer Camps]
- Special Demonstration Tour: €10.00 per person
(minimum of 10 people required to book this tour, minimum charge €50.00)
Free Public Tour every Sunday (excluding Bank Holiday Weekends)
We offer a free guided tour of the permanent collection every Sunday at 15.00. No booking required.