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Rated as one of the most popular attractions in Dublin, a visit to the Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship and Famine Museum will intrigue and fascinate all ages. Over 1 million people left Ireland during the 1840s at the height of the Great Famine, fleeing...more
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We saw the ship next to the famine statues and heard the history of the boat on our hop on and hop off tour
It is a replica of the original built in Quebec Canada in 1847 to transport lumber to Dublin and refugees to...More
This is well worth a visit. The interior is very well set out and informative. The tour was 50 minutes long and our guide, Ronan, told the story in a way which enthralled our family group from the two oldest down to the two youngest...More
3 of us took this tour on a Sunday morning. You can get a discount with booking.com. The tour took about an hour. Our tour guide was really good and explained what it was like to live on the ship and about the history of...More
I highly recommend this tour! While there wasn't too much walking around (you are a ship ...) the stories told by the guide were simply fascinating. The excitement and passion the guide had while storytelling just catches your attention and I almost could not believe...More
The tour on Jeanie Johnston was fascinating. As an "exploring" experience you just go on that boat - but the tour guide was amazing! She knew so much about the Famine and answered all our questions. The history lesson was the most interesting part of...More
We have relatives who came to the US during the famine. It was really significant to take the tour of this ship to get a glimpse of what it would have been like for them to cross the sea in such desperation.
If you are interested in learning more about the Irish famine, do this tour. Our guide, Emer, was a perfect mix of funny and informative. Such a fascinating ship and for visitors from Canada (like us) there is a strong Canadian connection that made it...More
Although a replica of the original vessel, this is well worth the visit. To see and hear of the plight of the emigrants trying to find a better life is amazing. The tour guide was very knowledgable and conveyed the information in a very good...More
The Jeanie Johnston is a replica of the type of ships that took large numbers of immigrants to the new world, she is moored down stream from Dublin city centre just across from the EPIC museum
She wasn't open when I passed but was looking...More
A very important boat of the Irish history, since was one of the most used to take the Irish to America. I didnt visit inside since was in works of recovering, but is worthy to see from outside, if you like walk around ports and...More