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 replica of a transatlantic cargo ship which was also used to take Irish emigrants to the states, with a tour, a museum, a restaurant. Highly recommended, such nice people, and such enthusiasm for wh...  more »
  • Informative tour guide plus actors on board to bring the emigrants stories to life. Nice restaurant too, 
  • Really enjoyed this tour especially the live actors on board the ship. They really added to the tour. Would highly recommend this to visit. Very interesting pass time. There is a cafe so you can get a...  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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