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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  • August 17, 2017
    The famine ship was a great experience with startling examples Of the motivations and conditions during the potato famine that prompted thousands to leave their country for fresher fields. This determ...  more »
  • August 17, 2017
    Well worth a visit if in the area. The guides acting as passengers were a great addition to the tour and interacted very well with the tour group. One of the girls acting out a part asked my 7 year ol...  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    Visited the "Coffin Ship" in August 2017 with my wife and 3year old son. This was a really interesting and well put together tour and talk. The guide was engaging and knowledgeable, and even with the ...  more »
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  • April 28, 2017
    Replica of a famine ship this is a living history experience
  • September 11, 2016
    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.
  • May 5, 2016
    Well worth a visit
  • April 22, 2017
    Interesting and informative place, interactive journey to the zone of wielkiek Irish emigration and the great famine.
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  • August 28, 2016
    Most beautiful attraction in the country!
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