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Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship and Famine Museum Tour in Dublin provided by Dublin Discovered Boat Tours

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Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship and Famine Museum Tour in Dublin

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Overview
Step back in time on a guided tour of the Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship and Famine Museum. Located on the Dublin Quays, the Jeanie Johnston is a replica of a ship that took refugees escaping the 19th-century Great Famine in Ireland and brought them to America. The guided tour goes below deck to illuminate the terrible conditions for passengers, and the lasting effects of this catastrophic period in Ireland.
Highlights
  • Hear insightful commentary from the guide
  • Learn about Irish history and immigration to America
  • Gain insight into the Great Famine and how it impacted Ireland
  • Includes admission and guided tour
Important Information
Duration
50m
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - The Jeanie Johnston: An Irish Famine Story
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Susan T wrote a review Mar 2020
1 contribution1 helpful vote
We visited the Jeanie Johnston and we really enjoyed the tour. Gearòid, our guide was very informative and made the tour enjoyable and interesting. He was happy to answer questions that my daughter had about the ship, so she was happy. We will recommend this tour to others and
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Date of experience: February 2020
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mirage1 wrote a review Feb 2020
Tempe, Arizona131 contributions19 helpful votes
I was very lucky to end up with a personal tour, since a large group that was expected did not arrive. My tour guide was Niamh, and she was very professional, courteous, and friendly. Because I arrived a little early and there were no other people on the tour, we ended up
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Damaris9 wrote a review Oct 2019
Tours, France42 contributions6 helpful votes
A really interesting and different interactive place to learn a lot about Irish history and its amazing legacy spread throughout the world - the passion, talent and torment.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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myroomwashere wrote a review Oct 2019
Ottawa, Canada8 contributions7 helpful votes
Interesting look at the emigrant crisis caused by the famine in Ireland.Well guided and knowledgeable guide.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Christine K wrote a review Sep 2019
Highwood, Illinois126 contributions26 helpful votes
We enjoyed it. Not expensive and short time so no one gets bored. Guide was excellent! A young man who I can’t remember his name. Highly recommend if you are short on time.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Drifting along the Liffey
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Lovely way to see the city and it's history.
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Brilliant, brilliant, brilliant!!
Best little boat trip ever.. well done guys!! Informative, funny, educational & very relevant. Best 45 minutes ever
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A little bit of history!
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Great trip
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Great intro to the city
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So much fun!
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Informative and enjoyable
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