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EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum

Custom House Quay, Dublin D01 T6K4, Ireland
+353 1 906 0861
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EPIC is a modern museum in Dublin’s Docklands that tells the moving and unforgettable story of the 10 million Irish people who left their homeland, & how they influenced and shaped the world. The world’s only fully digital museum features 1,500 years of Irish history in its atmospheric vaults. Experience this breathtaking story in interactive galleries, with a feast of powerful audio & video bringing these one-of-a-kind tales to life. Shortlisted for European Museum of the Year 2018, this top-rated, family-friendly attraction is an essential destination for everyone with an interest in Ireland’s people, culture and history. Relive some of the greatest achievements in music, literature, sport, business, politics, fashion & science. EPIC also houses the Irish Family History Centre, with a team of genealogy experts to help visitors uncover their Irish roots. Also nearby is the Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship & the Famine Memorial Sculpture. Last entry is 5:00pm, museum closes at 6:45pm
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Custom House Quay, Dublin D01 T6K4, Ireland
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Reviewed today

This museum tells a great story about emigration, including why the Irish emigrated and what Irish emigrants have achieved overseas.

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Visited the EPIC Museum right when they opened back at the beginning of June which was great. It was a weekday and right at 10am we almost had the entire place to ourselves. For someone who had ancestors come to Canada from Ireland it was...More

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Visiting EPIC the Irish Museum was the highlight of our Dublin visit. It brought the history of this country to life.

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On a Trafalgar bus tour and our last night in town we were taken here. It basically tells the story of Ireland of its people and hardships. Very moving.

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Reviewed yesterday

Fabulous and interactive museum. We really enjoyed it. It took us a while to find but glad we found our way

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This is an innovative inspiring museum that educates on Irish Emigration and history. Not to be missed when in Dublin.

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I wasn't sure if I'd like a completely digital museum, but it was very well done. There were many interactive exhibits, you could get a overview of the topic but also could touch a screen and delve deeper into the subject. We enjoyed the passport...More

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My wife is half Irish so we visited this museum while in Dublin. We were both very glad we did. It wasn't only about emigration. It had a lot of interesting history about Ireland and the Irish that we weren't aware of. I recommend it....More

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Paid a visit to this amazing exhibition earlier this week. I was blown away by it. Like most (or all) Irish families, a number of my relations emigrated for various reasons over the years, mainly to the US, UK and Australia. This exhibition is testament...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

An amazing experience. This entirely digital museum, which makes marvelous use of technology, presents the story of Irish immigration / emigration beautifully. We spent about 4 hours in this museum, but could have easily spent much more if we had more time. There is so...More

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Hi CoastalRain, Thank you for visiting EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us! Thank you for taking the time to review us, we really appreciate your feedback and recommendation. Kind Regards, Ciara, The EPIC Team

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Matthew R
21 May 2018|
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Response from Epicchq | Property representative |
Hi Matthew, Our museum itself doesn't have a cafe. However we are located in The CHQ Building, which contains several cafes and restaurants, many of which have gluten-free options. Please visit their website* to view the... More
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Emma C
2 January 2018|
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Response from Epicchq | Property representative |
Hi Emma, A family ticket includes entry to EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum exhibition and 20 galleries. Entry to the Irish Family History Centre is not included. Regards, Carl, The EPIC Team
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Katy N
19 September 2017|
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Response from patjones25 | Reviewed this property |
There is also a wheelchair you can borrow if someone finds standing for a long time difficult - cannot fault this place
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