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Famine Ship and EPIC Emigration Museum Tickets

History & Politics

Tickets for your student group tour of the Jeanie Johnston Famine Ship and EPIC Irish Emigration Museum in Dublin.


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Two of Dublin’s most immersive emigration experiences. Visit these two attractions, you not only save time, but you will go through the whole journey.


What is the Jeanie Johnston Famine Ship?

The Jeanie Johnston is an authentic replica Famine ship moored at Custom House Quay. The original ship carried Irish emigrants on transatlantic voyages throughout the Famine years in the 1800s.


What is EPIC: The Irish Emigration Museum?

EPIC: The Irish Emigration Museum is an award-winning multi-media experience covering the Irish diaspora's history and emigration to other countries. This museum was voted “Europe's Leading Tourist Attraction" three years in a row at the World Travel Awards.


What can your group expect from this combination package?

  • Experience the cramped conditions the ship's passengers endured for weeks at sea
  • Learn about the personal lives of the ship's passengers
  • Explore what it means to be Irish through fully interactive and engaging exhibits
  • Discover the far-reaching influence of Irish history


Who are the tour guides?

The tour guides on the Jeanie Johnston Famine Ship are skillful storytellers who bring the history and stories of the ship to life.

EPIC: The Irish Emigration Museum is a self-guided experience.


Tour Highlight:

When you step out from below deck, and the sunlight hits your eyes, you feel like an Irish immigrant stepping into Quebec harbour — even if just for a moment.


Insider Tips:

Visit the Jeannie Johnson Famine Ship first, as it will give you a deeper appreciation of what the people featured in EPIC went through.

If your group is interested in learning more about Modern Irish History – find out more in our group package Discover Modern Irish History in Dublin


Contact CGH

Does this sound like a student group activity you would like to try? If so, contact us now to discuss your requirements or complete the activity booking form.

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Useful Information
Running Times / Opening Times

Jeannie Johnson:
April - October: 10.00, 11.00, 12.00, 14,00, 15.00, 16.00 hrs

November - March: 11.00, 12.00, 14.00, 15.00 hrs

EPIC: Everyday 10:00 – 18:45 hrs. The last entry is at 17:00 hrs


Jeannie Johnson tours last 50 minutes

We recommend allowing 90 minutes for a self-guided tour of EPIC

Notes for Group Leaders

The Jeanie Johnston Famine Ship and EPIC: The Irish Emigration Museum are both on Custom House Quay, just a short stroll from O’Connell Bridge in the centre of Dublin.

We recomend both activities to be done on the same day but not necessarily one after the other.

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