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Welcome to Explorium!

Based in Sandyford, Dublin, Explorium is the home of sports, science, technology and adventure, where no two visits will be the same.  

Enjoy the fun and excitement as you enter a world like no other! In our Science Centre, experience the wonder and awe of the Nikola Tesla Lightning Show, defy gravity, or embrace the challenge of climate change in ‘Cool It’, plus many more interactive exhibits that will amaze, teach, and challenge. 

The Junior scientist or athlete will be fully engrossed in the magic world of Junior Explorium, it’ll be hard to get them home.      

In our Activities area, brave one of the thrilling rides on our virtual reality machines or let the incredible augmented reality transport you across time and space. However, if you’re brave enough try Conquer your Fears, then take the leap, or just climb the cityscapes in Urban Climb. 

Introducing our new Sensory Room exclusive to guests with disabilities or additional needs, including autistic and neurodivergent participants and their families. 

Anything is possible in Explorium, Ireland’s National Sports and Science Centre, something for everyone, come check it out! 


Enter a magical world of learning through play for 2-7 year olds. Watch your little ones transform into junior scientists, explorers, sporting stars, artists, adventure seekers and performers as they uncover the wonders of Junior Explorium.

Enjoy some outdoor fun with our awesome slide. Weather permitting of course!


Ignite the minds, curiosity and imagination of all with our unique space which brings science to life.  Watch our lightning room transform into an electrifying Tesla Lightning Show, make a pledge in our climate experience COOL IT,  and immerse yourselves in our hundreds of hands-on STEAM based activities.  A day is never long enough at Explorium whether you’re 8 or 80!



Here in Explorium we offer the visitors the chance to experience something out of this world.  Whether you’re brave enough to scale the heights in Urban Climb or defy gravity in Conquer Your Fears, to stepping into the amazing new worlds of Augmented Reality (AR) or Virtual Reality (VR), all these experiences and challenges will not disappoint!

Choose your Experience

Ireland’s National Sport and Science Centre, combines STEAM with fun and adventure. Choose from our Science and Junior experience, Activities and individual and Group visits!


Choose from our awesome Science, Activities and/or Junior ticket experiences.


Our much loved Science, Climbing & Junior parties are back!

Group Visits

Schools, Groups and Clubs can experience an adventure like no other in Ireland, with fun, laughter and lots of STEAM.

The Explorium Food Experience

Enjoy delicious food with ingredients sourced locally, prepared in our kitchen at Explorium, the home of creativity. It’s time to treat yourself!

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Blackglen Road, Sandyford,
Dublin, D18 N1F2

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