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Family Attractions

Dublin Zoo
Dublin ZooThere's something for everyone at Dublin Zoo. Look out for keeper talks and animal feeding times. Wander through the spectacular grounds and enjoy the colors of the seasons. Dublin Zoo's team of expert horticulturalists take great care to ensure that the animals feel at home - at the same time making visitors feel they have entered another world. For more information visit www.dublinzoo.ie or phone (01) 4748900
IMC Tallaght
IMC TallaghtIMC Tallaght is a great place to go the movies. With thirteen screens there will be film to suit everyone, making it a fun day out for all the family!
Leisureplex
LeisureplexLeisureplex offers you the ultimate bowling experience with ball walls on all lanes, so bowlers of all levels can strike out!! Combined with Quasar, the most exciting game in town! With hi-tech lazer guns, detectors, smoke and music. Can you reach the enemies headquarters? 'Play the game that runs on Adrenalin - Not on Batteries'. For more information visit www.leisureplex.ie or phone (01) 459 9411
GAA Meseum
GAA MeseumThe GAA Museum was established to commemorate, recognise and celebrate the GAA's enormous contribution to Irish sporting, cultural and social life since its foundation in 1884. The museum houses a vast collection, including hurleys, jerseys, trophies, medals, programmes, publications and banners that illustrate the development of Gaelic games from ancient times to the present day.For more information visit www.crokepark.ie or phone (01) 819 2300
Imaginosity
ImaginosityImaginosity is a child-centered creative space for children under 9-years of age and their families. The centres 2.5 floors of exhibits are educationally designed to inspire life-long learning through play, igniting imaginations on the journey from curiosity to discovery. For more information visit www.imaginosity.ie or phone (01) 217 6130
Straffan Butterfly Farm
Straffan Butterfly FarmThe Straffan Butterfly Farm which is owned and run by Des and Iris Fox has been open to the public every summer since 1986. The butterfly exhibition continues to run every year during the months of June, July and August. This Butterfly Exhibition is an attempt to introduce people to the existence of the world of butterflies. For more information visit www.straffanbutterflyfarm.com or phone (01) 627 1109
Calliaghstown Equestrian Centre
Calliaghstown Equestrian CentreCalliaghstown Equestrian Centre is a BHS and AIRE approved equestrian centre offering lessons, livery, BHS Training, FAS training, Pony Camps and Youth Camps. For more information please phone (01) 458 8322
Dublinia
DubliniaDublinia is now fast becoming one of the top family attractions in Dublin and a great place for a day out and combining fun with some learning about life in the medieval city and the world of the Vikings. Kids of all ages will love that they can interact with the exhibition itself allowing them engage, learn and share. Dublinia offers a ‘hands-on’ and ‘brains-on’ approach while always keeping the fun element. Dublinia is now fast becoming one of the top family attractions in Dublin and a great place for a day out and combining fun with some learning about life in the medieval city and the world of the Vikings. Kids of all ages will love that they can interact with the exhibition itself allowing them engage, learn and share. Dublinia offers a ‘hands-on’ and ‘brains-on’ approach while always keeping the fun element. For more information visit www.dublinia.ie or phone (01) 679 4611
Butler's Chocolate Experience
Butler's Chocolate ExperienceFor all budding chocolatiers and chocoholics a visit to the Butlers Chocolate Experience in Dublin, is a real treat for adults and children alike. Go along and have a look at the Butlers Chocolate factory and see for yourself how the award winning chocolates are created and learn about the history of Butlers since it was founded in Georgian Dublin in 1932.For more information visit www.butlerschocolates.com or phone 01) 671 0599
National Sealife Centre
National Sealife CentreNational Sealife Centre on Bray’s Seafront is one of the top family attractions and is a perfect destination for a family outing. With over 24 different displays featuring over 90 different species. Go and enjoy a journey through the magical world of underwater wildlife at the National Sealife Centre Wicklow. For more information visit www.visitsealife.com or phone (01) 286 6939
Tayto Theme Park
Tayto Theme ParkTayto Theme Park in Ashbourne Co. Meath is a modern and well run activity park with an excellent programme of activities for kids and is an unforgettable day out for the whole family. Tayto have turned 55 acres of Meath farmland into an American-themed park which is one of the first themed parks of its kind in Ireland with over 100 attractions. At Tayto Theme Park they have an abundance of facilities to make your visit to them more enjoyable. For more information visit www.taytocrisps.ie/park or phone (01) 835 1999
Causey Farm
Causey FarmCausey Farm is a family-run, fun based venue for a variety of entertainment, tourism and educational programs. The farm provides interactive cultural experiences in a friendly atmosphere for Irish and international groups, as well as fantastic family events for families and individuals. Their educational programs have an interactive, 'Hands-On' focus, visitors get to participate in all activities. For international tourists - learn about Irish culture the fun way! Dance a jig, play the bodhráin, cut turf in a bog, bake brown soda bread, see a sheepdog at work and more! For more information visit www.causey.ie or phone (046) 9434135
National Botanical Gardens
National Botanical GardensThe National Botanic Gardens is noted for its fine plant collections holding over 15,000 plant species and cultivars from a variety of habitats from all over the world. Visitors can enjoy such features as the Herbaceous borders, rose garden, the alpine yard, the pond area, rock garden and arboretum. The gardens are home to over 300 endangered plant species from around the world including 6 species, which are already extinct in the wild. For more information visit www.botanicgardens.ie or phone (01) 804 0300
Irish National Stud and Japanese Garden
Irish National Stud and Japanese GardenIrish National Stud and Japanese Garden Established in 1946, the Irish National Stud combines an active role in the development and promotion of Irish bloodstock with its role as one of the country's major tourist attractions and it is the only Stud farm in Ireland open to the public. Irish National Stud - Home to some of Ireland's finest thoroughbreds. Japanese Gardens - The finest Japanese Gardens in Europe. Horse Museum - a state of the art modern exhibition where the Sport of Kings comes to life. For more information visit www.irish-national-stud.ie or phone (045) 521 617
Guinness Storehouse
Guinness StorehouseLocated in the heart of the St James's Gate Brewery, the GUINNESS STOREHOUSE is Ireland's No. 1 Dublin tourist attraction. Take a tour of this fantastic attraction to see how Guinness is made and bring alive a real segment of Irish history followed by a free pint in the Gravity Bar. For more information visit www.guinness-storehouse.com or phone (01) 408 4800