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This visitor centre is very good as you can have a tour of the Dunbrody ship and find out a lot... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
County Wexford, Ireland
must see

very well done; enjoyable and meaningful; very nice tribute to the immigrant experience; a real must

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Howard M
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
New Ross, Ireland
+353 51 425 239
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This visitor centre is very good as you can have a tour of the Dunbrody ship and find out a lot about J.f.kennedy and the centre has a very good restaurant that serves great food and beverages and there is very good views of the...More

Thank summer17669
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very well done; enjoyable and meaningful; very nice tribute to the immigrant experience; a real must

Thank Howard M
Reviewed 29 July 2018

The Dunbrody Visitor Centre is a 'must stop' for tourists. It is a celebration of the links that New Ross has with America and the Kennedy family. It is located on the quay where John F Kennedy's great-grand-father emigrated to the USA and where JFK...More

Thank paddycummins
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Overview and recognition of the Kennedy Family's connection to the area. Very nice to see even by a Canadian.

Thank pwohara
Reviewed 25 April 2018

After being exposed to the horrors of a trans Atlantic voyage in the days of mass emigration following the potato famine, you must see the exhibit in the visitor centre. I would advise visitors to take their time here and read the biographies of prominent...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 4 April 2018

We called into the visitors center on a rainy afternoon last week, it is a lovely spot. A nice place for lunch or just a coffee. Really friendly staff, lovley gluten free lemon cheescake and a a great view.

Thank yvonnecharlie
Reviewed 28 September 2017

The Dunbrody Visitor Centre is very informative & the Dunbrody Famine Ship tour is well worth doing. We have done it before some years ago, but on this occasion the guide who took the tour we were on really went on with too much gore,...More

Thank C_and_H_11
Reviewed 14 September 2017

After doing the tour of the ship we called in for lunch at the Hall of Fame Café. The lunch was delicious. We all opted for the small meals and they all hit the spot. I couldn't have asked for better quality and service. Thanks...More

Thank Smudge43
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We visited here on a miserable day as we wanted a mostly indoors activity. After our tour of the ship (highly recommended), we went upstairs to the Hall of Fame Cafe for afternoon tea. We were lucky to get a table by the window so...More

Thank kerilou
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Last Tuesday we visited New Ross, we already did the tour of the Famine Ship last year, its a great tour, well worth doing it. So we had a light lunch in the Café, its a lovely bright café overlooking the River, the Famine Ship...More

Thank Mary C
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