National Wax Museum Plus
4 Foster Place, Temple Bar, Dublin 2,
The National Wax Museum Plus is an exciting new interactive visitor attraction located on Foster Place, just off Dame Street, in the Temple Bar district at the heart of Dublin City Centre. The museum is housed in the historic landmark Armoury Building, previously the home of Irelands bullion and arms stores.
The National Wax Museum is four floors of discovery, interaction and exhibition. Visitors enter through the Irish Writers room and then descend in to the basement for a journey through the vaults of Irish history from the Vikings right up to the Good Friday Agreement.
Also housed in the basement is the horrific Chambers of Horrors, all those of a nervous disposition are warned to keep out!
From the basement visitors travel to second floor and the Childrens Enchanted World; home of The magical tunnels, Cartoon Heroes like The Simpsons and Batman and a year round childrens cinema. Also on the second floor is The Science and Discovery room, a tribute to our heroes of science, engineering and invention which is supported by Discover Science and Engineering and Engineers Ireland.
The third floor houses a Hall of Fame in tribute to sporting, theatre and television legends. Also featured on this floor is the unique green screen video room; The WAX Factor recording studio, the only one of its kind in the country and allows visitors to record themselves and upload the footage to an on-line portal.
Visitors complete their tour in the Grand Hall of Fame, a jaw dropping tribute to some of our greatest movie and music legends.
Some of our Rock n roll and movie icons are immortalised in wax and on display to greet visitors for the crescendo of the tour.Then wait for an explosion of sight and sounds as you are taken on a thrilling journey of movie and music golden moments with the stars that make them magic!
St Patricks Day
This St. Patrick’s Day the National Wax Museum PLUS needs all the help they can get in the search for their resident little Leprechaun.
True to form he has disappeared in the run up to our national holiday causing museum staff and management to search every corner of the attraction to find the little rascal.
On Sat 16th & Sun 17th all visitors are asked to help find him. They will be given clues the tiny tear way has left at reception and asked to leave no stone unturned in finding him.
When found you must photograph him and post the image to the Wax Museum Facebook page and share it with your friends, you can also tweet the picture and use the hash tag #LeprechaunLost. Visitors who share or Tweet their image will be in with a chance to win Cinema Vouchers, Wax Museum Merchandise and years Family Membership.
This Saint Patrick’s Day visitors are also invited to venture through the Time Vaults of Irish History and Mythology where they will come face to face with our patron saint. Saint Patrick along with many other historical Irish Heroes such as Michael Collins, Cuchulain and Strongbow will be on hand to help celebrate our national holiday. You never know they might give you a clue as to where the Leprechaun is hiding
The National Wax Museum Plus offers a museum experience unlike any other, whether you are young or old, a culture vulture or fun seeker, male or female, star struck or star studded, The National Wax Museum Plus is the ultimate entertainment experience for all.
Romance with Myths, Legends and Irish Heroes The National Wax Museum PLUS is the place for love and Romance over the midterm break, just in time for Valentines Day
The National Wax Museum Plus will come to life during the midterm break later this month with Love and Romance being the running theme throughout the attraction.
Irish Literary Greats and the women who were the inspiration for their works, the likes of William Butler Yeats and his devotion to the unattainable Maude Gonne will be celebrated with reading from the beautiful poetry he wrote for her.
The theme of love and romance will continue through the Time Vaults of Irish History and Mythology with love scenes, featuring Niamh from Tir na NOg and her true love Oisin , Norman leader Strong Bow and his wife Aoife and the condemned 1916 Irish revolutionary Joseph Plunkett and his distraught bride to be Grace Gifford.
The museum will also welcome a very special couple this Valentines day, the one and only Romeo and Juliet who will be at the front of the museum to greet visitors with Romeo looking up longingly at his true love as she lingers on the Balcony of the Armoury Building which houses the National Wax Museum.
The National Wax Museum Plus invites everyone young and old to come along from Sat 9th to Sun 17th of February to see What the PLUS is all about this Midterm and Valentines Day with love, romance, Irish history and cultural heritage being the highlight of the visit.
So, What is IN THE WAX MUSEUM PLUS
The Writers Room
Time Vaults of Irish History
The Chambers of Horrors
Childrens Fantasy World
Irish Heroes of Discovery
The WAX Factor Recording Studio
Hall of Irish Legends
The Grand Hall
Monday-Sunday: 10.00 to 19.00
(Closed 24th, 25th and 26th December)
Adult €12.00, Child €8.00, Family €35.00 (2 Adults and 2 Children under 12).
The Irish Sun – Super Euro Promotion.
Each Sunday –February 10th /17th/24th March 3rd 2013 a token will be printed in The Irish Sun – entitling the reader – on presentation of the specially printed FunDays.ie token – to the following offer for just €1 (or less).
One Child admission for €1 with every paying adult
Cannot be used in conjunction with any other special offer or promotion
Contact National Wax Museum PlusTelephone:(01) 6718373 Please mention FunDays.ie
International: +353 1 6718373
Went here with 2 kids, aged 4 and 8. Great value and its been revamped recently with lots of interesting things for adults and kids. The Chambers of Horrors is brilliant and very real and a bit scary but great fun! Spent about 1 hour going around it and had a bite to eat in the cafe afterwards. Good value all round.
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