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Overview

Highlights

  • Learn what life was like for an emigrating Irish citizen back in the mid-1800s
  • Explore the replica of the Jeanie Johnston which made 16 emigrant journeys during the famine
  • See the living quarters and cabins and learn about Irish history as you go from your live guide!

Description

Board a replica tall ship and learn about what life was like as an Irish emigrant leaving famine-ravaged Ireland for a new start in the New World. Tour the ship with a guide and see the cabins and living quarters, and hear the stories of the passengers.

The original Jeanie Johnston sailed a total of sixteen emigrant journeys from Ireland to North America between 1847 and 1855, carrying over 2,500 people.

At the Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship & Famine Story, you'll see the dimly-lit living quarters and cabins with an English-speaking guide. You'll also hear stories of the waves of Irish immigrants who traded certain famine at home for the great unknown of North America.

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What's included

Guided tour of Jeanie Johnston

Amendment policy

  • Changes are possible for this ticket

Instructions

  • Show your smartphone ticket at the ticket office next to the ship
  • Make sure to be there at least 5 minutes before the tour starts

Venue

How to get there

Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship
5,Custom House Quay, Dublin
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Ratings & reviews

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Mar 6, 2020
Excellent
Super informative and interesting. Lots of details about individual people who travelled on the ship, which was really nice. Guide was very friendly and knowledgeable, and willing to answer any...
Super informative and interesting. Lots of details about individual people who travelled on the ship, which was really nice. Guide was very friendly and knowledgeable, and willing to answer any and all questions.
M
Feb 20, 2020
Excellent
The best tour in Dublin. Riveting & entertaining thanks to the wonderful guide. A MUST DO!
M
Jan 4, 2020
Excellent
It was great. Our tour guide Nieve did a great job she was completely informed and very enthusiastic.

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