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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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
Key info
Live guide
In English
Jul 19, 2019
Great tour with Owen
Jun 25, 2019
Great experience and story very well narrated 😁
Jun 1, 2019
Excellent tour. Stories of unsung heroes... incredible
May 24, 2019
Totalmente excelente.
May 8, 2019
Found this experience extremely informative, the atmosphere was really good and the tour was done in a professional manor with a level of humour too! Great story to hear about would defo recommend it if your passing through!
May 4, 2019
Excellent guide. Informative and a great way to learn some important history
Apr 14, 2019
Excellent , very interesting information on the immigration history on the Irish traveling my ship to America and Canada.
Apr 12, 2019
Amazing. Well worth a visit. Really different and innovative
Apr 7, 2019
Ray was excellent, informative.
Mar 31, 2019
Very friendly tour guide, learned the interesting story of the Irish potato famine, great quick visit if your looking for something spontaneous to do.

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