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Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship and Famine Museum

Custom House Quay, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 473 0111
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Rated as one of the most popular attractions in Dublin, a visit to the Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship and Famine Museum will intrigue and fascinate all ages. Over 1 million people left Ireland during the 1840s at the height of the Great Famine, fleeing starvation and hoping for a new life in America. This mass emigration created a huge diaspora of people with Irish ancestry in the Americas, and later in Australia. The life-size wax figures in the museum below deck on the Jeanie Johnston are all modelled on actual passengers who made the journey to North America on the ship. Daily tours begin AT THE SHIP which is located on Custom House Quay just downriver from the International Financial Services Centre and across the road from Jury's Inn Hotel.
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Custom House Quay, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 473 0111
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I am sure there are people who will love this. The ship is well maintained, the tour guide excellent but not my interest. I am not a huge history lover and though this is done very well it was just not for me. With so...More

Thank Ivanda V
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our tour of the Jeanie Johnston, learned interesting details about this ship (which is a replica) and what made her so special. A must do, especially if you're interested in anything / everything maritime as we are.

Thank Sailgirl22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to learn anything about the history of Ireland (or American immigration) when in Dublin, you should definitely visit here. You are shown onboard and inside the ship by an engaging 'storytelling' guide with an obvious passion for the ship and its history....More

Thank Marieka86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every time I complain about sitting on a plane I will remember this experience of what the Irish emigrants went through. Their living and death experiences was so horrific aboard these coffin ships and though this ship didn’t lose a single soul, it opened my...More

Thank Maria B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Jeanie Johnston using the Dublin Pass and would put it in the top 3 attractions we went to in the city. Our guide was very good and highly informative (can't remember his name but we were on the tour at 12 on...More

Thank kgol29
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Doesn't take long. Easily accessible. Interesting and informative. Helpful staff. Atmospheric. Do it!

Thank Diane L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This replica honours the original Jeanie Johnston, a timber ship used to transport people from Ireland to Quebec during the great potato famine. I went along with my wife and two young daughters, who were happy to just explore the boat. It is something of...More

Thank Christian M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you have ancestors who came to North America on a ship like this you really get a sense of what they had to endure, and it makes you amazed at how brave they were to do it. Gives you a real sense of gratitude...More

Thank katiejay64
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We couldn`t go in as it was closed for decoration purposes, but we really liked the outside already and will go back.

Thank sunville0710
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is a must for tourists to Ireland. the tour guide was very approachable and nice. very informative tour

Thank kieran l
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21 January 2017|
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It is about an hour long