Explorium – National Sport & Science Centre

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Project Details


Jersey Ville Ltd.


OH Architecture

Service Engineer:

JAK Consulting Engineers Limited

Main Contractor:

Jersey Ville Ltd.

Project Description

Complete electrical services in a new sport and science centre in Dublin. Explorium is set on a 25 acre site and the building itself covers an area of over 10,000 sq. m with more than 300 exhibits inspiring visitors of all ages to rediscover the wonders of science.

There were specialist installations required for many exhibits such as the VR room and the Lightning room which contains Ireland’s first ever Tesla coil. There’s a Maker’s Lab, a restaurant, a multi-sensory room and an area dedicated to Sports science.

Other attractions on site include the world’s longest indoor cave, an animated aquarium and waterfall, laser musical instruments, a human hamster wheel, turbo bicycles and climbing walls.

Electrical Installation included he following:
  • New Main Distribution boards, sub boards & new sub mains cables
  • Cable Containment
  • General Service Sockets and Small Power
  • Lighting
  • Addressable Emergency Lighting
  • Voice/Data
  • Fire Alarm
  • Access Control
  • CCTV System
  • Intruder Alarm System
  • Door Access system
  • PA system
  • Mechanical Plant