Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience, New Ross

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Learn about life aboard a 1840s Irish emigrant vessel at Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience. Climb onto this replica ship, head to the quayside of New Ross, and see the departure exhibit, which takes your through a scene of famine emigration. Costumed performers bring the experience to life while you move through the tour that finishes at the Arrivals Hall. This exhibit outlines what it was like to arrive and begin a new life in North America; visitors of all ages will enjoy learning about the journey. Be sure to visit the site's Irish America Hall of Fame. Plan to see Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience and other attractions that appeal to you using our New Ross travel route planner .
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  • Beautiful building tracing the exodus of the Irish following the famine . A little mercantile as a process but instructive.
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  • If you are into history, this is a great stop to make. It takes you through the hardships suffered by those who experienced the famine and what they endured on the Dunbrody ship in search of a better ...  more »
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  • Is is part of our History. Very interesting and role playing very good. I loved the Hall of Fame and all the Kennedy History. Delighted to see Brendan Grace RIP in the Hall of Fame .
  • A taste of what the journey many thousands of migrants had to endure in the hope of s better life. Brought to life by a knowledgeable guide and character actors.
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