Activity Sheets

Trails and Worksheets for All Kinds of Visitors

From Animal Trails to Architectural Tours

Dublin Castle offers families and children a wide variety of activity sheets. Family worksheets and resource packs are available free of charge for use throughout the State Apartments, just ask for them at the information desk or download them below.

The Castle also offers a number of educational resource packs that specifically look at key aspects of the school curriculum, including Ireland’s Revolutionary period and art exhibitions. Download these activity sheets here.

The Education department can be contacted at +353 1 6458812 or dublincastleeducation@opw.ie.

For Visitors

Animal Adventure

Find the animals that sneaked into the Castle!

Architectural Family Activity

Engage with buildings, interiors, shapes and materials through the ages.

Family Trail

A families’ favourite with something to discover for everyone.

Worksheet for Learners of Italian

Combine language learning with history learning and visual exploration.

For Schools

The Crawford at the Castle

A critical engagement guide for this temporary exhibition (Oct. 2016 to Feb. 2017) and a support tool for students taking the Leaving Certificate Art Paper.

Worksheet for Primary Schools

A key for pupils to unlock the Castle and engage with history, geography, art, architecture and civics.

Worksheet for Junior Certificate

For a stimulating and engaged visit, students can use all or parts of this worksheet and focus on items of preference.

Junior Cert Classical Studies

A scholarly and playful perspective on ancient times, places, gods and mortals.