The tour that will make you proud of the Irish!
Ireland is famous for writers and artists, but we also produced some of the world's greatest scientists, inventors and engineers. This fascinating and memorable guided tour covers over 400 years of history, celebrating Irish ideas that changed the world, plus some quirky ideas, and hidden Dublin stories, even a World War II air raid shelter.
Did you know, that Irish people invented milk chocolate, and put the flavour in your potato crisps? That an Irish invention helped to land a man on the Moon? And that we electrified the world, and made the 20th century possible?
Our two-hour tour takes us from Trinity College Dublin to St Stephen‘s Green and Merrion Square, returning to Science Gallery cafe in time for lunch. We feature several landmark buildings along the way, making this a great introduction to Dublin for visitors.
Join us for a fascinating voyage and discovery, and you'll get:
- Ideas to last you a lifetime
- 10% off in Science Gallery cafe (show your ticket when ordering to get the discount)
- Enjoy the current Science Gallery exhibition.
- A delicious Butler's Chocolate for everyone
Meet: at Science Gallery entrance, TCD, Pearse St. Look for the guide in the white coat! Please arrive 10 minutes before departure. Bring: Comfortable shoes, rain gear, a camera ...and your curiosity.
Suitable for ages 12+. The tour is on the open streets, and to that extent, is wheelchair accessible.
When & Where
Science Gallery, TCD
#The Naughton Institute
Our guides are passionate about Dublin's ingenious past. Expert and enthusiastic, they can't wait to tell you their favourite stories! For more info, see our walking tours webpage