LAUNCHED in 2003, and dubbed ‘the Oscars of the museums world’, the Museum + Heritage Awards in London had an Irish winner this year.

The Irish Racehorse Experience at the Irish National Stud in Co Kildare won the Best Use of Digital – International at the prestigious awards in a tough category including experiences at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, USA and the Cleveland Museum of Art, USA.

The Irish Racehorse Experience, which was created alongside Irish Company DMW Creative, brings the visitor through the lifecycle of the Irish thoroughbred through an interactive experience. If you haven’t been, book in and bring any friends with you and spread the word about our national treasure.

The Irish National Stud is open seven days a week, 9am to 6pm. All visits must be pre-booked at