The stunning exhibition at King John’s Castle brings to life over 800 years of dramatic local history
Self Guided Tour
21st century touch-screen technology, 3D models and discovery drawers are among the exciting techniques that will connect visitors to tales of siege and warfare. Students will love the dazzling array of computer generated animations and ghostly projections as they travel back hrough time. In the busy courtyard a blacksmiths forge and scenes
from a seventeenth century siege can be experienced. The sights, scenes and sounds of King John’s Castle and its environs all combine to recreate the atmosphere of the era.
Standard Entry - €6.50 Self Guided Tour – duration 2 hours
Join the Jester Tour
Let one of our colourful caslte characters take you and your class on an nteractive tour throughout the castle, courtyard and exhibition. Finish with a clue trail around the Castle Courtyard!
- Dramatic 12th Century Castle
- Meet the Castle Characters
- Medieval dress up
- Crawl through a siege tunnel
- Audio visiual exhibition
- Climb to the top of the castle towers
- Visit the Moneyer & mint your own coin
- Fire a canon!
€10 per student
To book your class contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Call 061 711222