Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience, New Ross
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Learn about life aboard a 1840s Irish emigrant vessel at Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience. Climb onto this replica ship, head to the quayside of New Ross, and see the departure exhibit, which takes your through a scene of famine emigration. Costumed performers bring the experience to life while you move through the tour that finishes at the Arrivals Hall. This exhibit outlines what it was like to arrive and begin a new life in North America; visitors of all ages will enjoy learning about the journey. Be sure to visit the site's Irish America Hall of Fame. Plan to visit Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience during your New Ross vacation using our convenient New Ross itinerary planner.
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  • I learned so much about the people who were forced to leave Ireland because their food was being shipped everywhere else! It was heartbreaking to see the conditions that the people had to endure for w...  more »
  • We learned so much about the Irish emigrants who left Ireland on boats like this one! The tour guide and actors were fantastic and left a vivid picture in our mind of what our Irish ancestors went thr...  more »
  • Any North American, when visiting the Dunbrody, will have a "eureka!" moment as you realize what our ancestors faced simply to start their new lives in Canada or the United States. This is a wonderful...  more »
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  • Very interesting, information retold from a passengers point of view. Thought provoking and an alternative approach to the masses leaving Ireland. Great coffee and cakes as well.
  • Absolutely excellent tour. Whole family loved it. Highly recommended.
  • Well worth a visit
  • Most beautiful attraction in the country!
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