Tickets for The Jeanie Johnston: An Irish Famine Story

A lesson in Irish history aboard a replica sailing ship

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Tour: 50 minutes
  • 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!

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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Guided tour of Jeanie Johnston
  • 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
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Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship
5,Custom House Quay, Dublin
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Live guide
Ratings & reviews
39 Reviews

Jan 4, 2020
It was great. Our tour guide Nieve did a great job she was completely informed and very enthusiastic.
Jan 3, 2020
Great. Tour guide was very informative.
Jan 3, 2020
The tour was wonderful, and very informative. Our tour guide was very personable, very enthusiastic and she really brought the historical facts to life with her charisma.

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