Step Back in Time

The Dunbrody Famine Ship is one of the premier tourist attractions in the South East of Ireland. Centred on an authentic reproduction of an 1840’s emigrant vessel, it provides a world-class interpretation of the famine emigrant experience.

Incorporating guided tour, costumed performers and themed exhibitions of the highest quality, ‘The Dunbrody’ provides a unique insight into the bravery and fortitude with which Irish people faced up to a desperate situation.

Restaurant offering panoramic views of the river Barrow and the Dunbrody Famine Ship, extensive menu available all day.

  • An authentic reproduction of an 1840s Emigrant Vessel
  • The chance to experience the sights, smells and sounds of a tall ship
  • World-class themed exhibits
  • The Irish America Hall of Fame
  • On-site restaurant featuring panoramic views of the dramatic River Barrow and overlooking the Dunbrody Famine Ship
  • On-site shop stocks a wide variety of Irish heritage books, products and souvenirs

Open Daily Year Round

April to September 09:00-18:00h
October to March 09:00-17:00h

Last admission: last tour 1 hour before closing
Visit duration: approx. 50 minutes
Closed: during Christmas season


Admission Rates

Adult: €14.00
Senior: €13.00
Students/Child: €9.00
kids under 4 years old: Free
Family 2 adults 1 kid: €32.00
Family 2 adults 2 kids: €40.00
Family 2 adults 3 kids: €48.00

Joint Ticketing with Kennedy Homestead
Joint Senior – Dunbrody & Kennedy Homestead: €19.00
Joint Adult – Dunbrody & Kennedy Homestead: €20.00
Joint Family(2+1)-Dunbrody & Kennedy Homestead: €50.00
Joint Family(2+2)-Dunbrody & Kennedy Homestead: €60.00
Joint Family(2+3)-Dunbrody & Kennedy Homestead: €70.00

Useful Information

Check out their range of facilities, services, accessibility and other useful information.

LANGUAGES: Audio visual display available in English, French, German, Spanish and Italian.

DINING / REFRESHMENTS: Restaurant 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.

Getting There

The Ship is moored at the quayside in the town of New Ross.

Map Location: 52.393810, -6.947855
Contact Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience

The Emigrant Trail, New Ross, Co. Wexford, Ireland

Eircode: Y34 A786
T: +353 (0)51 425 239
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