Special Programs for Families
Enjoy a variety of special programs and events, all designed for families, covering science, music, art and more!
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Build an Automaton! Children’s Workshop
Sunday, June 16, 2019, 12:30PM – 2:00PM
Join the Guinness Collection staff at a maker’s workshop where each child will receive one automaton kit to assemble, decorate, and then bring home.
For children ages 5 and up.
Parent: FREE but must be present.
Advance registration required:
Guinness Collection of Mechanical Musical Instruments and Automata
Every Tuesday – Sunday, 2:00PM
Join us in the galleries for a historical overview and live demonstration of some of the mechanical musical instruments and automata from the Museum’s Murtogh D. Guinness Collection.
This custom designed, 4300 sq.ft. permanent exhibit features 150 superb examples of early mechanical musical entertainment. From precious smalls that can fit in the palm of your hand, to the huge 9 foot tall European Dance Hall Orchestrion.