Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience, New Ross
(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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  • This attraction is surprisingly good. Was expecting it to be too touristy but the subject matter is treated well and the actors who do the tours are knowledgeable about and respectful of the history. ...  more »
  • The staff , one man and two women , really bring the Dunbrody Experience alive.The tour guide was fun and really got the children's attention and held onto it.After a 20 minute history of the ship, th...  more »
  • Had great tour by Jason over Halloween week, v interesting even the kids aged 7-9 were enthralled, lots of information about the famine and how it affected the various classes of people in Ireland and...  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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