For several years the museum located close to Dun Laoghaire Harbour
's East Pier has been undergoing extensive renovation in addition to display projects that are due for completion. In order for local groups to gain an understanding of what has been achieved to date, the soft-opening will provide a glimpse of what is to be expected with the official opening next year.
Following the one-day soft-opening, any group which wishes to visit the museum by appointment should contact the MII's Tel: (01) 280 0969 or you can also call (01) 214 3934.
To read more about the renovation programme click HERE. If you would like to assist through voluntary work, fund-raising activities or make a donation in addition to keeping abreast of news, events and winter lecture programme visit www.mariner.ie
The 'soft-opening' of the Maritime Institute of Ireland's (M.I.I.) maritime museum in Dun Laoghaire this Saturday is to showcase developments to invited groups. The public will be welcomed to the museum when it is due to officially opened in March 2012.