Dublin With Kids: Your 2024 City Break Guide

The Irish capital is an amazing city to visit as a family, and there are a host of kid-friendly things to do in Dublin, whether you are going with toddlers, tweens, or teens.

This guide will take you through everything you need to know about visiting Dublin with kids.

Dublin is a very family-friendly city to visit. Pavements in many of the tourist areas are wide and flat, meaning those with young toddlers or buggies are catered for.

Is Dublin family-friendly?

Dublin can be visited at any time of the year. There is no ‘shutdown’ season to the city, and hotels, pubs, restaurants, and all the attractions remain open throughout the year.

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If you are planning to visit Dublin with kids, you are probably wondering what to do with them while you are in the city.

Top things to do in Dublin with kids

Located across the road from Christ Church Cathedral, Dublinia gives visitors a chance to peer into Viking and Medieval Dublin through a range of interactive displays and exhibitions that includes character actors.


Dedicated to telling the story of the Irish who have emigrated and the effect they have had globally, this amazing museum has exhibitions and displays across 20 galleries.

EPIC Museum

Starting from St Stephen’s Green, visitors board an amphibious vehicle and set off around the streets of Dublin, learning about it and its history while wearing Viking hats.

Viking Splash Tour

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