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Early Peoples

Time/Date - 10:00 - 17:00, Fri 1 Jan 2010 - Tue 1 Dec 2020

Early Peoples tells the stories of the prehistoric peoples of Ireland from over 9000 years ago until just before the arrival of Christianity.

The exhibition includes objects from the Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages. The story begins with the arrival of the earliest human settlers during the Mesolithic and explores the later introduction of farming during the Neolithic, the beginnings of metalworking in the Bronze Age, and later the use of iron, and a Celtic art style known as 'La Tène' during the Iron Age.

Image caption: The Bann disc


Exhibition information

This exhibition is on display in area 14 of the History Zone and is free to attend (download the museum map, PDF 290KB)

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