Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience, New Ross

Categories: Tourist Spots, Ships
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4.7/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web
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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  • We called to the visit as we had a voucher. You enter via the gift shop with a cafe upstairs. We went for a short walk while we waited for the next tour to begin. The guide took us into the informatio...  read more »
  • Well worth a visit. Very atmospheric n enjoyable. Not to be missed. Our guide was excellent and did a wonderful job setting the scene. The actors below deck were very good. An excellent few hours enjo...  read more »
  • A very good tour of an excellent reconstruction. It was quite shocking to see and hear the dreadful conditions endured by hundreds of families due to the potato famine. 
  • Absolutely excellent tour. Whole family loved it. Highly recommended.
  • Well worth a visit
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