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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  • A very interesting visit. You not only have the exhibits in the museum, but you get to experience an exact replica of one of the famine ships and see the space that was available for steerage passenge...  more »
  • I would highly recommend this experience to anyone travelling in the New Ross area. It was a really experiential activity where you really got a sense of the hardships and the miracles involved in mak...  more »
  • We got a good sense of the experience of passengers on a famine ship from the mid 1800s. Kudos to Jason for his good humour despite the inclement weather. And much gratitude to the actors who recreate...  more »
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  • Replica of a famine ship this is a living history experience
  • 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.
  • Well worth a visit
  • Interesting and informative place, interactive journey to the zone of wielkiek Irish emigration and the great famine.
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  • Most beautiful attraction in the country!
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