Once Upon a Time ... in Drogheda

Old Drogheda Society


Next Sunday, 24th August, from 2 pm to 5 pm, Drogheda Museum Millmount will present “Once Upon a Time”, a great day out for all the family.

Visitors can learn how people lived and worked in times past and take part in an afternoon of exploration and discovery.

Free tours of Drogheda Museum Millmount and Millmount Tower or visit the nearby town walls where Oliver Cromwell entered the town ....

See some superb film footage of Drogheda pre-1950.

Learn your family's past from the 1901 and 1911 online census!

Relax and enjoy some top class live music in the courtyard.

Take part in our Treasure Hunt quiz with all the answers available in the museum.

Have fun with our wet sponge missiles and the unfortunates in the punishment pillory just like evil wrongdoers in the past.

See how the medieval warrior prepared for battle and try on his helmet.

Take in the creative writing workshop by Nicola Pierce, the best selling childrens’ novelist. This workshop will be suitable both for children and parents.

The famous Millmount cannons will be fired to start and end this great day. Watch how the cannon is prepared, loaded and fired.

Enjoy an ice cream or soft drink from the ice cream stand.

Enjoy a drink or snack in the Tower Restaurant.

The events will be held throughout Sunday afternoon from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and best news of all, everything is free.

There will be free car parking nearby in the St Mary's Parish Car Park in the Old Hill.

A great fun family day with something for every one.


Old Drogheda Society - History, Archaeology & Heritage
Millmount, Drogheda, Co. Louth, Ireland. Tel. 041-9833097

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