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EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum

Custom House Quay | The chq Building, Dublin D01 T6K4, Ireland
+353 1 906 0861
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EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum is a state-of-the-art interactive experience located in the beautiful vaults of the 1820 Custom House Quarter building in Dublin's Docklands, the original departure point for so many of Ireland's emigrants. It will inspire and guide you on a journey to discover the stories of Irish emigration around the world, from early times to the modern day. Over the centuries, some 10 million people have left the island of Ireland. At EPIC you can step through 20 themed galleries to find out why people left, see how they influenced the world they found, and experience the connection between their descendants and Ireland today. Immerse yourself in the stories of some of the most remarkable tales of sacrifice, endurance, adventure, and discovery the world has ever known. EPIC brings these amazing stories to life in a unique and spectacular way. EPIC is open daily from 10:00am. Last entry is 5:00pm and the museum closes at 6:45pm.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Custom House Quay | The chq Building, Dublin D01 T6K4, Ireland
+353 1 906 0861
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to Epic Ireland which is combination of a museum combined with audio visual presentations. It is more suitable to the overseas visitor who has Irish roots but who did not grow up in Ireland than it is to the Irish...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We thoroughly enjoyed half a day with the audio guide. Not sure why but at first when looking at things to do in Dublin the EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum didn't automatically engage us. How wrong we were. Having visited Churchill's War Rooms in London...More

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Epicchq, The EPIC Team at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi uccharlie, Thank you for visiting EPIC and for taking the time to share your review. We're so pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit to our museum, and for your kind comparisons with two other fine exhibitions. In regards to the great Brian O'Driscoll,...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

One of the better museums I've been to. Not much reading and more of watching which is good if you're not the reading type.

Thank Geveen R
Reviewed 3 days ago

The highlight of my trip to Dublin. It only opened last year its modern with lots of interactive elements. The museum pays homage to all the people who left Ireland and how the Irish have helped shaped many parts of the world. A must see...More

Thank Cathy K
Reviewed 3 days ago

We didn't know about this attraction but as we were staying next door we thought we would see what it's about. We were not disappointed, the staff were helpful and friendly and the display was wide ranging and interesting with a great deal more on...More

Thank elliebob297
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have incredibly appreciated the multi-sensory approach, it promotes a full immersion in the Irish history and culture at different levels of knowledge. The innovative and evocative interactive technology for storytelling is made even more human by warmth and hospitality of EPIC Staff. I spent...More

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Thank Chiara B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great place to go to learn the history of Ireland. Plenty of information to keep you interested. Each area of the Epic centre has a different topic and there is 20 areas. Nice afternoon spent the The CHQ building.

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Thank Jason N
Reviewed 5 days ago

This attraction shows how many people are connected to Eire. Imagine the surprise to find that even Che Guevara had Irish roots! Six degrees of separation indeed.

Thank locallady49
Reviewed 1 week ago

For those who don't a lot of the Irish experience, this truly offers a wonderful educational experience for the whole family or if you are traveling by yourself.

Thank Theresa R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked this as an after thought, and a little extra time filler between other tours and activities. It turned out to be the highlight of our trip to Dublin.... except for the marriage proposal in St Stephen's Green!! Leave at least 2 hours to do...More

Thank Gary L
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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
15 July 2017|
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Response from Epicchq | Property representative |
Hi TXgirli45, As part of EPIC we do have a genealogy centre run by the Irish Family History Centre. It is located to the rear of our gift shop and on exiting our museum. The centre is run by Eneclann, a professional... More
10 July 2017|
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Response from Epicchq | Property representative |
Hi Siobhan2013, We are busier at this time of year, so would advise booking in advance. However as Betty J notes, you do have the option to purchase tickets when you arrive at our ticket desk. Our museum and exhibition... More