Family Friendly and School Tours

Family Friendly:

  • The Dunbrody Famine Ship is a partner in the Failte Ireland “Family Friendly Programme”. As such, we are dedicated to providing the very best family experience. With the perfect mix of entertainment for the kids, and info for the adults, we have something for everyone.
  • The Dunbrody tour is fully wheelchair and buggy accessible. We are also pet friendly, so no need to leave the dog in the car.
  • Family, student, and senior discounts are available.
  • Our “Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience & Restaurant” cafe provides a beautiful river-view and a welcoming, child-friendly atmosphere.


School Tours:

  • The Dunbrody Famine Ship has 10 years experience catering to the needs of school tours.
  • We provide an educational and entertaining tour that actively engages young people in a critically important era of Irish History.
  • Our varied, and engaging tour lasts approximately 1 hour.
  • School groups receive our very best discount admission rate. We also provide a teacher’s information pack and a student activity sheet, for use in the classroom.
  • We are situated on the N25 and coach parking is available on site.


Contact us for great deals on group bookings.

The Dunbrody Famine Ship is currently in dry dock for scheduled maintenance works with an expected return date of late July 2021.

The Captains Table Restaurant at the Dunbrody Visitor Centre is currently opened for outdoor dining and our sister attraction the Kennedy Homestead is opened to visitors 7 days a week from 9:30am-5:30pm. Looking forward to welcoming visitors aboard the Dunbrody later in the Summer, stay tuned to our social media platforms for updates.