Educational Tours

Schoolboy pretending to be a plane

School Tours

Have your students travel through the Time Vaults of Irish History, discover more about Irish Science in our Science and Discovery Zones and get up close and personal with famous faces from Irish entertainment and literature. We have worksheets and quizzes for various age groups and stages in the education system featuring trivia from all of our educational zones.

If you are planning your school tours for the year and don’t know what to do, why not consider Dublin’s most exciting and educational visitor attraction, The National Wax Museum Plus.


The museum is dedicated to the art of sculpting and working with wax to create life size 3 dimensional figures. Our museum features wax figures of some of the most popular individuals from the world of Film, TV, Music, Politics, History, Sport and the Arts from both yesterday and today.

Teacher explaining to a student about the human body exhibit
Visitor using the interactive touch screens

Language Tours

The National Wax Museum Plus is the perfect venue for overseas or language school groups. It is an experience of sight, sound & entertainment which incorporates Irish cultural heritage and popular culture. There are translated sheets and activity work books for visiting Language School Groups. (Available on request)

The museum is a very popular destination for Language School Groups both in Dublin and the rest of Ireland. It’s a great chance for the students to discover Irish history and culture in a fun and educational way. The visual aspect of the museum, combined with audio and text descriptions of each exhibit are ideal for language school groups. It makes it easier for them to understand the content and learn the language. We will be adding new and exciting worksheets in the near future, to enhance visitor experience in particular language school groups, so keep an eye on the website for updates!


Time Vaults

The Time vaults of Irish History offers the visitor a passage through time and the opportunity to explore the various stages of Irish history through a wonderful experience of sight and sound.

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Is there coach/bus parking?

There are coach drop off points on D’Olier St and Westmoreland St with coach parking on Fleet Street.

Group bookings can be made by email to or by phoning the museum on +35316718373

Yes, we offer discounts for groups of 10 or more. Please contact us for details of rates applicable to your group.

Yes, we offer one complimentary ticket for teachers/group leaders wishing to conduct a research visit ahead of a group booking.

General admission to the museum is self guided with audio and visual material to guide you through each section.

Activity sheets for primary and secondary school age groups can be provided in digital format at the time of booking.

There is no upper limit on group sizes for general admission, however large groups will be asked to split into smaller groups of 15-20 with staggered entry to the museum.

Unfortunately there is very little space in the gift shop so we cannot currently provide a packed lunch area for students.

Group organisers should inform us if they will be unable to keep the time confirmed or if the group will be more than 15 minutes late arriving at the museum. We will do our best to accommodate a group that arrives late or early, we cannot be held responsible for curtailing the visit or for any dispute or issue arising from the late or early arrival of the group. If you need to cancel your group we would ask that you give us at least 24 hours notice.

Payment for group visits can be made by electronic transfer, cash, card or cheque. You will be asked to confirm your method of payment at the time of booking. Please note, we cannot accept American Express.

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