There's so much going on from Good Friday to Easter Monday from 11am to 4pm every day at Dublinia, including....
Viking tablet weaving - From medieval spinning to weaving, to complicated braid making, see how our experts use these skills using traditional Viking fabric and looms.
Viking weapons demonstration - Join Claoimh and find out all about arms and armour in Ireland c. 795 – 1171. Explore the weapons of Viking Age Ireland including swords, shields, spears, bows, and axes, and find out the skills and tactics of using them. See a range of domestic Viking goods including unique Iris
Dig for ancient Viking treasure at the Dublinia Big Dig.
Put your hard hat on and get your hands dirty to experience life as an Archaeologist.
The Big Dig is all included in your entrance fee to Dublinia! So come and join the Big Dig in the grounds of Dublinia from the 24th to the 27th of April, where visitors will get to take part in our very own simulated archaeology excavation.
It promises to be a fun packed family event where children will get a chance to discover how archaeologists excavate and hopefully find some artefacts and treasures of their own.
Dig Times are at 10.30am/11
The National Botanic Gardens of Ireland - Orchid Fair.
A wide variety of orchids will be on display during the annual Orchid Fair, being held in the Teak House. This event is of interest to both beginner and accomplished growers and will provide an opportunity to source orchids, books and sundries. As part of the fair, there will be talks on growing orchids and a tour of the Glasnevin orchid collection.