Free entry to the Jeanie Johnston Tallship & Famine Museum

Jeanie Johnston Tallship & Famine Museum

  • Jeanie Johnston Tallship & Famine Museum

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Free entry to the Jeanie Johnston Tallship & Famine Museum
Normal Price: Adult: €11.00 ; Child: €6.00

Sometimes you have to risk death in order to escape it.

The brave, the bold and the desperate.
Follow in the footsteps of those who fled the Famine.

The Jeanie Johnston tells the story of the thousands of Irish people who fled the Famine and embarked on a treacherous voyage in the hope of a better life in North America. Step onboard and you will be transported back in time to join them on their gruelling journey.

An informative 50-minute tour
The tour takes approximately 50 minutes and is led by one of our knowledgeable guides. The tour begins with a walk around the upper deck, where you will see the majestic masts, admire the craftsmanship and learn about the ship’s history.

They endured overcrowding, seasickness, disease, filth, starvation, and storms…And they were the lucky ones.

Take a deep breath and go below deck to experience the cramped quarters where up to 250 passengers spent most of their time, only emerging for a half an hour of fresh air each day.

It cost 3 pounds 10 shillings to flee the Famine. 100,000 people paid with their lives. Find out how they paid for it. Learn about their grim voyage in cramped and filthy conditions and the risks they faced from disease, starvation and disaster. Hear how they passed the time on their traumatic voyage and discover what fate awaited them.


• Learn how the Famine forced millions to flee the country
• Retrace their grueling journey
• Experience what life was like onboard
• Uncover fascinating personal passenger stories
• Award-winning tour guides
• Meticulous craftsmanship
• Marvel at their beautiful tall ship

Daily Tours

Tour times vary by month - please check with official website before visiting:

How to get there:

LUAS: Red Line to George's Dock

see the: full list of attractions included

Tour times depend by month. Check on their website in advance.
Sunday 09.30 - 10.30, 12.30 - 14.30, 16.30 - 18.00

Closed: 25th - 28th December & 1st January

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Custom House Quay, Docklands, Dublin 1


+353 1 473 0111