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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
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Reviewed yesterday

Very interesting museum relating the great famine, the atmosphere inside the ship reflect very well this period of time.

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Reviewed yesterday

Thank you Ray for the story of this ship. My great great grandmother travelled to Australia on a similar vessel and to be able to know what life was like for her was an experience that you cannot price. He was kind enough to let...More

Thank wratdoc13
Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice to watch this replica from the outside. So many wooden details! The museum inside and the tour... loved it!

Thank oelethoelen
Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I visited last week on the first tour of the day. Our tour guide gave an excellent talk below deck about the history of such ships, the famine in general, the politics and this reproduction. It just didn't seem like there was...More

Thank tamity
Reviewed 5 days ago

Brought my 3 small children here yesterday . They all enjoyed listening to the guide - who kept their attention the whole way though . Also very well priced . Would recommend

Thank LKglobe
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was breath taking to see the smallness of the accommodation accepted by the passengers when trying to escape from the famine. Brings home the desparation they must have felt. Tour guide gave a good well rounded commentary.

Thank V11SVN
Reviewed 6 days ago

You visit this ship by guided tour. Our guide was someone who is a history teacher during the school year. He was incredible. He even played the recorder (?) as we milled about the ship looking at the displays. I especially liked how he tried...More

Thank Vitarachel
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour guides are fantastic on this ship, and they give you a long history of the voyages it took and the crew and some of the more memorable passengers. I went early in the morning on July 15 and had a small group so...More

Thank ced31587
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was excited to go onto the Tall Ship and learn about the "Famine Ships". We had to book ahead and then entered into the bowels of the ship. It was raining outside and water was leaking onto my head through the roof or the floorboards...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must see if to understand the flight of the Irish from the Great Hunger of the 19th century. This is a special ship in that it did not have any deaths during transport. "All Standing" by Kathryn Miles tells the story of the Jeanie...More

Thank knitter2013
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21 January 2017|
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Response from JeanieJohnston | Property representative |
Good Morning, The guided tour of the Jeanie Johnston takes approximately 50 minutes from start to finish. Hopefully we will be able to welcome you onboard in the near future.