Learn about Ireland's Great Famine and how millions of people braved the perilous Atlantic crossing to reach the New World.

• Learn about the causes and horrific effects of the famine.

• Hear moving real life accounts of families who fled Ireland.

• Find out what life was like aboard an ocean-going tall ship.

• Go below deck and see how the Jeanie Johnston was built.


About The Jeanie Johnston & Famine Museum Tour:

Examine a harrowing period of Irish history with a 50-minute guided tour around the Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship and Famine Museum. Step aboard the replica vessel on the Dublin Quays and retrace the steps that many emigrants made in the mid-19th century, when Ireland was in the grips of a catastrophic and widespread famine.

Accompanied by a guide, explore the inner chambers below deck and learn about the wretched conditions that passengers endured during the original voyages across the Atlantic Ocean.

today Season:

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

headset Commentary:

  • Live English-Speaking Guide.

schedule Opening Hours:

  • May - October (09:30 to 17:15):
  • First Tour (10:00).
  • Last Tour (16:30).
  • November - April (10:30 - 16:00):
  • First Tour (11:00).
  • Last Tour (15:00).

place Address:

  • Custom House Quay, North Dock, Dublin 1, D01 V9X5.

hourglass_empty Duration:

  • Tours Approx. 50 Minutes.

cancel Exclusions:

  • Hotel Pick-Up & Drop-Off.
  • Food & Drink.

accessible Accessibility:

  • Unfortunately the Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship is not wheelchair accessible.

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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 to staff at the dockside entrance to the Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship.

Please ensure you arrive at least 15 minutes before your indicated tour departure time.


• Full refunds can be provided for cancellation requests notified at least 24 hours in advance of the activity start time.

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