Common Sense for Families – November 17th

Common Sense for Families – Celebrating Science Week at Birr Castle Gardens and Science Centre

Saturday 17 November – 11:00 and 14:00

  • Ticket: Adult €9
  • Ticket: Child (age 7-12 years) €5

Ticket includes admission to the 7 Science Galleries, 120 acres of gardens and parklands, the Great Telescope and the Treehouse Adventure Area.

How do our senses compare with those of animals? How do our senses work when put to the test in isolation? Can we still taste if we can’t smell? Can we identify smell if we can’t see? How good actually are our senses of sight and hearing? Using full immersion games, activities and experiments we will learn about our human senses and how they work. We will learn some amazing facts about animal senses, why they developed and how we compare. What are the super senses that we don’t have? Are we really the top animal on the planet? Be prepared for some surprises. Guaranteed fun for children and adults alike. Suitable for children Age 7+. Duration 1.5 hrs.

Pre-booking/payment is essential as places are limited. Children must be accompanied by an adult.