14 Henrietta Street is a social history museum of Dublin life, from one building’s Georgian beginnings to its tenement times. We connect the history of urban life over 300 years to the stories of the people who called this place home.
This resource pack is for history teachers who wish to bring their Junior Cycle students on a visit to 14 Henrietta Street. The aim of this pack is to provide you with a toolkit of case studies, suggested activities, and further resources to help you plan lessons for your Junior Cycle history group.
This resource pack provides an exploration of various topics on the Junior Cycle history syllabus through the context of 14 Henrietta Street. The pack can be used before or after your visit to 14 Henrietta Street.
Regardless of your topic of study, your group will develop their skills as historians with the tools in this pack. However, there are particularly strong links to the following topics on strands 2 and 3 of the syllabus:
The topics covered in this pack are drawn together by a focus on strand 1 of the syllabus: ‘the nature of history’.