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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  • The Dunbrody was a three-masted barque built in Quebec in 1845 by Thomas Hamilton Oliver for the Graves family, merchants from New Ross in Wexford. She operated primarily as a cargo vessel, carrying t...  more »
  • This lovely tour takes you back in time. I got the impression that the guides really loved what they are doing. really interesting to actually see a famine ship and what it must have been like to be t...  more »
  • We went here on Friday 10th and the first guide appeared to be intoxicated only to be replaced with another that made the whole experience depressing. We were confronted by 2 actors who really took aw...  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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