Family Rocket Launch – October 7th

Family Rocket Launch – Celebrating Space Week at Birr Castle Gardens and Science Centre

Sunday 7 October – 11:00 and 13:00

  • Adult ticket price: €9
  • Child (7-12 years) ticket price: €5

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

How do rockets work? Learn the science behind a rocket launch, design and build your very own ballistic family rocket and launch it to the International Space Station. Which family will successfully dock with the ISS? Whose rocket will travel the furthest? This event will last one hour and include the building of the rocket and launch.

Please note that this is a pre-booked event only. Booking is essential as places are limited. Children must be accompanied by and adult at all times.