WELCOME ON BOARD

Kids go FREE from 1st to 31st August.

TOP REASONS TO VISIT

  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 €11 | Child €6 FREE FOR AUGUST
  • Daily Guided Tours
    from 11am-4pm
  • 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

WHAT VISITORS SAY

Amazing!

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..

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VISIT DUBLIN’S DOCKLANDS

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.

Kids go free this August

Kids go free this August

Make the most of summer in Dublin’s Docklands this August. Kids go FREE to both the Jeanie Johnston and EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum!

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7 Dublin Bridges with a Story

7 Dublin Bridges with a Story

Tranquil waters amidst a city always bustling with energy – the River Liffey is on every visitor’s travel itinerary. What makes the River Liffey unique, however, is the rich heritage that surrounds her. From the advent of the Vikings to the renaissance of the Dublin...

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