EPIC is an interactive journey about how a small island made a big impact on the world. You won’t find leprechauns or pots of gold here, but you’ll discover that what it means to be Irish expands far beyond the borders of Ireland through the stories of Irish emigrants who became scientists, politicians, poets, artists and even outlaws. Discover Ireland from the outside in and find out why saying “I’m Irish” is one of the biggest conversation starters, no matter where you are.
Don’t just learn about the past, engage with it in EPIC’s high-tech galleries. Uncover adventure, adversity and triumph. These are the stories of those who left Ireland. Featuring 1,500 years of Irish history in its vaults, EPIC is a great visit for all generations.
To truly understand what it means to be Irish, you need to discover how Ireland influenced and shaped the world the world. Among TripAdvisor’s Top 5 Museums. National Geographic Travel describe EPIC as “a high-tech treasure… simply too good of a story to miss”. Download FREE audio app on App Store or Google Play by searching EPIC Museum
Open Daily Year Round
Closed: December 24, 25 & 26
Last admission: 17:00
Visit duration: 90 minutes and allow time to browse the shop or enjoy refreshments.
Admission Prices 2019
Senior (aged 65+): €13.00
Student (with valid ID): €13.00
Combo Ticket (EPIC & Irish Family History Centre): 25.00
Child (aged 6-15): €7.50
Child (under 6): Free
Family (2 adults + 2 children): €35.00
LANGUAGES: Audio guides available in English, German, French, Italian and Spanish for an additional €1. Pre-booked group tours in English, German, French, Italian and Spanish can also be arranged for a fee.
DINING / REFRESHMENTS: The CHQ building offers a wide range of great cafes and restaurants.
SHOPPING: The EPIC Museum Gift Shop features a variety of gifts including unique Irish souvenirs, clothing, books, skincare, fragrances, confectionary and jewellery by Irish designers.
PARKING: Pay-for parking available nearby. Designated coach drop off and pick up point near the entrance.
ACCESSIBILITY: Fully wheelchair accessible with accessible toilets.
GROUPS: Group catered for and group rates available (minimum 10 people). Pre-booking required.
WI-FI: Free Wi-Fi available throughout the building.
Bus: 15, 15a, 15b, 27, 41x, 142
LUAS (Red): Georges Dock
DART: Connolly Station/Tara Street Station
The chq Building, Custom House Quay, Dublin 1, Ireland
‘Your Daily Adventure’ is loved by visitors. There is so much to enjoy, we’ve had to create six regional editions to cover every part of Ireland.
Each FREE edition is packed with up-to-date information on all there is to do, see and enjoy around Ireland. Watch out for them in your travels, or ask for them by name ‘Your Daily Adventure’. They are stocked in most places visitors’ frequent – particularly visitor-friendly accommodation!