EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum tells the moving and unforgettable story of the 10 million Irish people who left their homeland – and how they influenced and shaped the world.
Experience this story in 20 breath-taking and interactive galleries, complete with touch screens, motion-sensor games, and a feast of audio and video to bring these one-of-a-kind tales to life! EPIC’s innovative all-digital approach makes for a museum like none you’ve ever seen before.
This top-rated attraction is a must-see for anyone with an interest in Irish culture and history. With galleries featuring music, literature, sports, politics, art, science, and more, there is something for everyone to learn about and enjoy! EPIC also houses the Irish Family History Centre, with a team of genealogy experts to help visitors explore and uncover their Irish roots.
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 2018
Senior (aged 65+): €12.00
Student (with valid ID): €12.00
Child (aged 6-15): €7.00
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: You have a choice of dining and refreshment options. There are a variety of coffee shops and eating options on site.
SHOPPING: The EPIC Gift Store features a wide variety of gifts to suit all budgets and tastes from key-rings to jewellery designed by top Irish designers. Also includes clothing, skincare, fragrances, crystal and confectionery. Bespoke instore engraving also available for tailored gifts. Open 7 days a week.
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!