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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TripAdvisor
  • A must stop for any visitors or locals alike. Excellent service, great coffee (free refills!) tasty breakfasts & easy parking and access.  more »
  • The tour guides are very enthusiastic and knowledgeable, with some dressing up to interact with the tour group. The ship itself is a marvel. The caf√© has fantastic views and the food is really good. W...  more »
  • This is a interesting tour. Bringing young children (3 years old) wasn't the best idea- but there was no charge for children under 4. The tour took probably around a half an hour. We had coffee and sc...  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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