Delve into Ireland's turbulent past find out what drove millions to emigrate from their homeland, and their impact on our modern world.

• Explore 20 galleries charting the history of Irish emigration.

• Hear personal stories from people who departed Ireland.

• Collect stamps for your novelty passport as you progress.

• Learn about the impact of the Irish diaspora on the world.


About EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum:

The Irish Emigration Museum is an interactive experience. It will guide you on a journey to discover the stories of Irish emigration around the world, from early times to the modern day.

At EPIC you can step through 20 themed galleries to find out why people left, see how they influenced the world they found, and experience the connection between their descendants and Ireland today. Immerse yourself in the stories of some of the most remarkable tales of sacrifice, endurance, adventure, and discovery the world has ever known.

EPIC brings these amazing stories to life in a unique and spectacular way. After the tour, you may want to pay a visit to the moving Famine Sculpture, located only a few meters away from the museum.

today Season:

  • All Year Round, Daily | Except December 24-26.

headset Commentary:

  • Non-Applicable, Self-Guided.
  • Audio guides can be rented at the ticket desk for an additional €2pp. Available in: English, Irish, Spanish, German, Italian, French, Polish and Chinese.

schedule Opening Hours:

  • 10:00 to 18:45 (Last entry is 17:00).

place Address:

  • The CHQ Building, Custom House Quay, North Dock, Dublin 1, D01 T6K4.

cancel Exclusions:

  • Entry to the Irish Family History Centre.
  • Audio Guides.
  • Food & Drink.

accessible Accessibility:

  • The entire EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum is fully wheelchair accessible.
  • Push wheelchairs can be made available upon request. Guests who require them will need to be assisted by an accompanying guest. We recommend contacting the attraction in advance at: +353 (0)1 906 0861.
  • The total walking distance of the Emigration Museum is approximately 450 metres.

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Helpful ticket usage instructions are listed below.

Important Information & Usage instructions

Upon booking your tour an electronic voucher will be sent immediately via email. You can either print this out or show it on a mobile device at the main entrance of EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum (CHQ Building).

Children aged 5 years and under access the museum free of charge.


• Tickets for this activity are non-refundable.

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