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Tickets for The Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship & 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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What's included
  • 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

Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship
5,Custom House Quay, Dublin
Key info
Live guide
In English
May 13, 2018
Was very enjoyable tour !! Very informative too !!
Nov 3, 2017
Interesting, insightful and well made! The set-up and the information provided lets you imagine very well the difficult journey so many people made across the ocean.
Oct 26, 2017
Guide was excellent. Enjoyed the tour. Found out that the tour would have been free with the green hop on hop off ticket. We had booked on-line not knowing this.
Oct 2, 2017
Fantastic but they need to say if a specific time is not available because a school has booked it out
Sep 28, 2017
The guide was well informed and very engaging!
Sep 16, 2017
Very interesting your on the tall ship.

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