It’s a full scale replica of the original ship which was built in 1845 for the Graves family of New Ross and which carried thousands of emigrants from Ireland to North America over a period of thirty years, trading extensively all over the world.
The ship itself is a beautiful authentic recreation and visitors will experience the sights, smells and sounds of a tall ship crossing the ocean, as well as meeting the captain and crew, and encountering emigrants telling their stories.
Dunbrody recalls the romantic age of sailing ships as well as giving a unique insight into the mass emigration of the Great Famine and the years following. All this on the very spot where President John F. Kennedy recalled his great grandparents leaving Ireland in 1849, “famine emigrants carrying only two things, a strong desire for freedom and a strong religious faith”.
Open Daily Year Round
09:00 – 18:00
Last tour April to September: 17:00
Last tour October to March: 16:00
Last admission: last tour 1 hour before closing
Visit duration: approx. 50 minutes
Closed: during Christmas season
Admission Prices 2020
Senior (aged 65+): €9.00
Student (with valid ID): €6.00
Child (under 12): €6.00
Family (2 adults + 1 child): €23.00
Family (2 adults + 2 children): €26.00
Family (2 adults + 3 children): €32.00
Joint tickets available with Kennedy Homestead – check website for further details
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LANGUAGES: Audio visual display available in English, French, German, Spanish and Italian.
DINING / REFRESHMENTS: The Hall of Fame Café serves an extensive menu with breakfast, light lunches, vegetarian and gluten free options, and a children’s menu. Open daily 09:00 to 18:00.
SHOPPING: Gift shop selling souvenirs and gift items.
PARKING: Car and coach parking on-site.
WHEELCHAIR ACCESS: Wheelchair accessible.
GROUPS: Group rates available (minimum 10 people). Pre-booking required.
The Ship is moored at the quayside in the town of New Ross.
The Emigrant Trail, New Ross, Co. Wexford, Ireland
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