Winter Opening Hours

Saturday 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday 10:00am to 5:00pm
Mon-Fri By Appointment Only


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Fun For All Family

Museum Attractions


Museum Tours

Take Time Wandering or Join a Guided Tour

This is not history behind a glass wall. Walk among our exhibits. We encourage you to pick up the weapons and feel what they were like to handle. See re-creations of World War 1 trenches or the largest collection of uniforms of the times and listen to our guides tell stories that make history come alive.

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School Tours

Make History Come Alive For Your Students.

A visit to the Irish Military War Museum is a true interactive hands-on experience. Students will have the opportunity to tour the museum with a guide, handle original weapons and equipment, visit a replica World War 1 trench, watch a blank-firing weapon’s display with period weapons, and maybe even ride in a tank! Tours and expert talks can be tailored for individual schools because, at the end of the day, you know your students best! Tours must be pre-booked. Deposit required.

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Family Fun

There is a Whole Lot to Do Inside or Outside.

Book the indoor area for your child’s birthday party overlooking the museum exhibits. Enjoy our playground or attempt our inflatable obstacle course for hours of energetic fun. A covered outdoor picnic area is also available for those outside summer parties.

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Scouts and Guides Camping

Safe, Secure with all your needed amenities on hand

It’s no surprise our camping area is popular with scouts and guides from all over the North East and beyond. With a covered picnic area, BBQ facility, running water, fire-pit and bathroom amenities, you have all you need to experience the outdoors. The museum is open to provide shelter when the Irish weather turns foul. Secure and floodlit at night where needed.

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Tank Driving

The Ideal His or Hers Present

So now you have a chance to take a tank for a spin. A driving experience like no other. Unleash your inner James Bond! Of course, you can also just go for a spin along with 10 friends, with us doing the driving.

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Uniform Hire

We love Drama, Film and Theatre

If you are looking for Military Uniforms to dress your actors or performers, we have one of the largest collections in Ireland – all for hire. From the Napoleonic Era right up to the First Gulf War. No excuses now if your production does not look authentic!

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