Christmas Events at the Medieval Mile Museum

‘Holly and Ivy Tour: Christmas at the Medieval Mile’

Step back in time to Christmas gone by at Kilkenny’s Medieval Mile Museum. Discover the rich history and Irish folk traditions associated with Christmas and the turning of the year, from the Celtic origins of the Christmas holly, to Christmas 1647, when Cromwell outlawed holly, ivy, alcohol and mince pies!

Join our guides in a festive journey through Kilkenny’s Christmases past and discover the many stories that make Christmas what it is in Kilkenny today.

Dates: 4th, 5th, 11th, 12th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 28th, 29th & 30th of December

Times: 2 p.m. & 3 p.m. Each Date

Capacity: 6 People Per Tour

Ticket Price: €9 Per Person

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‘Christmas in the Long Ago’ Storytime & LEGO Hunt

Little ones are invited to a festive story telling session at the Medieval Mile Museum. Our Christmas Guide will tell you stories of Christmas in the long ago. Learn what children in the olden days did to celebrate Christmas and imagine Kilkenny Christmases hundreds of years ago! After the story session, you can set out to explore the museum and find our Christmas LEGO characters hiding around the museum. See if you can find them all!

Dates: 4th, 5th, 11th, 12th, 18th, 19th of December

Times: 10 a.m. – 10.45 a.m.  Each Day

Capacity: 6 Children Per Session

Ticket Price: €3 Per Child (Supervising Adults Go Free)

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Christmas LEGO Hunt

Visit the Medieval Mile Museum this December and see if you can find all ten of the LEGO Minifigures hiding out at the Museum!

Dates: Running from the 1st December to the 5th of January

Tickets: The LEGO Hunt is included complimentary with all tickets purchased for the Museum (Adult €5 | Child €3 | Family €14)