Step onboard for a journey back in time

We are delighted to offer 10% off Senior tickets this September. Use promo code SENIOR10 when booking online.


  1. Meet the passengers from the past

    A humanitarian captain, a noble doctor, a pregnant woman, a woman and her children in search of her husband and 2 terrified orphans. Can they survive the journey?

  • Tickets & prices
    Adult €12 | Child €6
  • Tours Thursday – Sunday
    09:30, 11:00, 12:15, 13:30, 14:45, 16:00
  • Our Location
    Custom House Quay, Dublin 1

School Tours

Bring the Famine to life for your class like never before with a trip to a replica of a real Famine ship.


The Famine in Ireland

The Great Famine, also referred to as “The Great Hunger”, lasted from 1845 and 1849 and was the single greatest disaster in Irish history. It is estimated that between 1 and 1.5 million people died during the famine



This remarkable replica of a famine ship, tells the story of those caught in the potato famine and their desperate bid for a new life elsewhere. The dark history is treated with respect and sensitivity, but also with hope and humour, making for a fascinating and intriguing experience..



Don’t miss your chance to experience all that Dublin’s Docklands has to offer, from the haunting Famine Sculptures to the award-winning EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum. With a tempting range of pubs and restaurants nearby, you’ll be spoiled for choice.

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10% off for Seniors at the Jeanie Johnston this September

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