The Moving Crib, Dublin
The Moving Crib at 42 Parnell Square West, Dublin 1 has now opened its doors for its 63rd year this Christmas season on 1st December. A multi-generational, FREE event that never fails to entertain both children and adults alike.
2020-2021 Booking is ESSENTIAL for everybody & Masks MUST be worn by anyone over the age of 13
The Moving Crib will open its doors for its 64th Year on Tuesday, 1st December. Things will be slightly different due to the COVID 19 Pandemic. The health & safety of our visitors and staff will be our top priority. Please note that booking will be essential this year and you will need to book online.
In line with Government Regulations please be aware that:
- Booking is Essential for all visitors this year – Please arrive on time and only arrive for your booked time slot.
- Masks are mandatory for anyone over the age of 13.
- Closed between 1.15pm – 2pm every day to allow for a deep clean.
- Social distancing rules will apply.
- Bring Leaves with you for the “Draw A Leaf ” Competition as our colouring table will be closed this year.
- Maximum stay is 30 minutes – Last booking 4.30pm.
*Open until 3pm on Christmas Eve and 4pm New Year’s Eve. Closed Christmas Day, St Stephen’s Day & New Year’s Day
*Due to the fact that we are located in a Listed and Protected building and our Moving Crib is located in the basement of our premises, we are very sorry but we do not have wheelchair or mobility impaired access to The Crib. Our sincere apologies.
What is The Moving Crib?
This year The Moving Crib will be 64 years old! It has been a key feature of Christmas in Dublin for so long that parents and grandparents, who visited The Moving Crib as children, are now bringing their children and grandchildren to enjoy and re-live this amazing Christmas experience. Please note there have been some changes to the running of the Moving Crib this year so please scroll back to the top of the page to see what’s different!
The Moving Crib, the mention of which evokes a smile and fond memories of Dublin in the ‘rare auld times’ is the only one of its kind in Ireland (if not the world); it is a historical and entertaining experience. This Dublin landmark is as captivating today as it was when it first opened its doors in 1956 and admission is FREE.
1st December 2020 - 10th January 2021
Mon to Sunday: 10:45- 18700
Due to the fact that we are located in a Listed and Protected building and our Moving Crib is located in the basement of our premises, we are very sorry but we do not have wheelchair or mobility impaired access to The Crib. Our sincere apologies.