Category Archives: Tara’s Palace

Happy Christmas 2011

Tara’s Palace Museum of Childhood will close today and will reopen on Tuesday 27th December 2011. We would like to wish all our visitors, volunteers and supporters a very Happy Christmas.

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Christening Robe Collection

Angela Somerfield donated this beautiful christening robe to Tara’s Palace. The robe dates from the 1920’s and belonged to Angela’s aunt who was a nurse and worked for Lord and Lady Redesdale. Lord Redesdale is also known as The Hon David … Continue reading

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Our Christmas Charity for 2011.

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We have a Winner!

The winner of the Name the Doll Competition is Elizabeth Whiston with her entry of “Gwendolyn”. We picked this name because of its close association with the museum. During the summer of 1907 in Dublin, a little girl called Gwendolyn, … Continue reading

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Miniature Making Classes at Tara’s Palace Museum of Childhood

Create your own miniatures in a relaxed atmosphere with Mary Cairns, a local artisan from Bray, Co. Dublin.  The classes will run for 6 weeks from November 2nd to December 7th 2011. Classes will be on Wednesday afternoons from 3.30 … Continue reading

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HALLOWEEN 2012 AT TARA’S PALACE

Halloween, October 31st 2012    Face Painting and Costume Competition: Come along to the Museum between 2.30 and 4.30 in your Halloween costume and get your face painted for ‘Trick or Treating’! During the month of October try our Halloween … Continue reading

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COMPETITION – Name our Doll – Sponsored by Emilia’s Ristorante, Enniskerry, Co.Wicklow

Help us name our most recent addition. This beautiful doll is German, by Simon & Halbig, and dates from c.1900, meaning she is now approx. 110 years old – difficult to believe from the beautiful picture. The doll has a bisque … Continue reading

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50th Anniversary Celebration at Powerscourt House

October 1st & 2nd 2011 The Slazenger family is delighted to be celebrating 50 years in business at Powerscourt Estate. To mark our golden anniversary, we have some great events taking place at Powerscourt on Saturday and Sunday October 1st … Continue reading

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Culture Night 2011 at Tara’s Palace Museum of Childhood

On Friday September 23rd 2011, locals and visitors across the island of Ireland will enjoy the unique experience of Culture Night, a free night of entertainment, discovery and adventure. To celebrate Culture Night, Tara’s Palace Museum of Childhood will have … Continue reading

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Heritage Week 2011

Heritage Week 2011 Tara’s Palace Museum of Childhood has a number of events taking place during National Heritage Week which takes place from August 20th to 28th 2011. This year the Heritage Council are particularly encouraging organisers to host storytelling … Continue reading

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