Dunbrody Famine
Ship Experience
Irelands Ancient East
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Dunbrody Famine Ship

Dunbrody Famine Ship experience is one of the premier Irish heritage places to visit in Wexford and a top attraction in Ireland.

The Dunbrody is an authentic reproduction of an 1840’s sailing ship. Together with our world class exhibition, it is an educational living museum of Irish History that will tell you everything you need to know about life for emigrants during the Irish famine.

Costumed performers, skilful guided tours and themed exhibitions give a unique insight into the bravery and fortitude of the many Irish people who faced a desperate situation.

Shop & Eat

Captain’s Table Restaurant

Take a break at our Captain’s Table Restaurant, a unique dining experience looking out over the River Barrow and only a minute’s walk from the centre of New Ross.

Sip on a Blue Butterfly Barista-grade coffee and a homemade scone or have something from our Lite Bites menu while looking down over the bustling quayside.

Our on-site shop stocks a wide variety of Irish heritage books, products and souvenirs of your visit to the Dunbrody Famine Ship.

Perfect Location

The Dunbrody Famine Ship is moored at the quayside in the town of New Ross, in County Wexford.

With excellent road links to a variety of attractions and activities in the surrounding area, New Ross is an ideal place to visit in Wexford for a brief stop, a day trip, or a week-long stay.

Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience Overview

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.