Learn about the Museum, archaeology, science and the role of science in archaeology. This video shows the unique Viking collection at the National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology, and were recorded in the Museum's Viking Ireland exhibition.
Discover how the Vikings first travelled from Scandinavia to Ireland using longships, learn about Viking raids, the monuments they created, and their activities all around Ireland, from the coast right into the Midlands.
These videos feature and were created by Museum Educators from the Education and Outreach Department at the National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology and were created in partnership with Midlands Science and the Heritage Offices at Laois, Westmeath, Longford and Offaly.
National Museum of Ireland
The National Museum of Ireland is home to the world’s greatest collection of objects related to Irish history and heritage. The collection spans from prehistoric times to the present day and is on display across four museums in Dublin and Mayo.
Exhibitions explore a diverse range of themes from Bronze Age gold and extinct Irish mammals to 20th century revolution and contemporary design. The main aim of the NMI is to preserve, share, explore and celebrate Ireland’s history and culture and its place in the wider world. Admission is free.