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Tickets for EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum

Discover the story of the Irish

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Overview
Opening hours
10:00 - 18:45, last admission at 17:00
Highlights
  • Learn why so many people left Ireland over the centuries and relive their stories via state-of-the-art technology and interactive exhibits
  • Sit with a genealogy expert for 15 minutes and search Birth, Marriage and Death records, Census and Parish reports, and travel and migration files for your own Irish ancestry
  • Discover which Irish citizens went on to define Irish identity through science, art, music, literature, politics, medicine and more
Description

Ever thought Irish history was a mystery? Well here's a place to clear things up. EPIC tells the story of Irish migration and lets you walk in the footsteps of 10 million people who left Ireland and journeyed around the world. Via state-of-the-art, interactive exhibitions and award-winning technology, you can even search for your own Irish ancestors!

With your brand new souvenir passport in hand, you're ready to start your journey. Learn why so many people left Ireland. Was it war, poverty, famine, wanderlust, or a bit of everything? Where did they go and what did they do?

The cutting edge audio-visual technology at EPIC will draw you into a host of fascinating stories, while the on-site expert genealogists in the Irish Family History Centre will help you uncover your unique family story! Sit with a genealogy expert for 15 minutes and search Birth, Marriage and Death records, Census and Parish reports, and travel and migration files to find your place in Irish society.

Get in touch with the past in this very modern building, using 21st-century technology.

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What's included
  • Entrance to EPIC, the Irish emigration museum
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Venue
Address
The CHQ Building
North Wall Quay, Dublin
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
WiFi
Audio guide
English, French, German, Spanish and Italian
Additional info

Getting There

  • Train: Any train to Connolly, Tara or Pearse
  • Tram: Any tram to George’s Dock
Reviews
Apr 29, 2018
This is a fascinating interactive experience museum-
There’s lots of aspects of Irish life and emigration to read about watch and listen-
It’s too much for one visit- I will go back and learn some more!
Really enjoyed this!
Apr 27, 2018
A primarily multi-media experience which offered no artifacts but was a bit thin on history. It was possible to see most of it in a couple of hours. I found that a lot of the information about innovation and science and literature left me wondering who all these people were as I know too little about the intellectual life of Ireland. Likewise many of the artists were completely new to me.
Apr 7, 2018
This is a World Class Museum and Exhibition. Beautifully presented in the restored cellars of an old dockland warehouse close to the River Liffey which wanders through the City of Dublin. The presentations with sound and interactive screens is just magnificent. Well worth a visit by all Irish Residents, Visitors of Irish Heritage and friends Worldwide.
Nov 26, 2017
A very educational and enjoyable experience.
Aug 29, 2017
Brillent experience for adults and kids
Aug 1, 2017
Fabulous for children from age 10 yrs. my 2 grandchildren loved it, but the highlight was sending the mail near the end, which they sent to themselves and now can look back on their day there.
Nov 15, 2016
Excellent

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