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Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship and Famine Museum
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Owner description: Rated as one of the most popular attractions in Dublin, a visit to the Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship and Famine Museum will intrigue and fascinate all ages. Over 1 million people left Ireland during the 1840s at the height of the Great Famine, fleeing starvation and hoping for a new life in America. This mass emigration created a huge diaspora of people with Irish ancestry in the Americas, and later in Australia. The life-size wax figures in the museum below deck on the Jeanie Johnston are all modelled on actual passengers who made the journey to North America on the ship. Daily tours begin AT THE SHIP which is located on Custom House Quay just downriver from the International Financial Services Centre and across the road from Jury's Inn Hotel.
Reviewed 14 July 2014

Our children had a blast on board the Jeanie Johnston, they learned lots about the Famine without even realising it. Myself & my husband also really enjoyed the tour.

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Reviewed 12 July 2014

The ship tells the story of how those Irish emigrants took the risk to travel to USA for a better life. Most emigrants took the risky and harsh journey because they had nothing to eat due to the famine at that time in Ireland. I learnt that quite a few millions Irish people either died or left Ireland as a result. This visits reminds me to cherish food even though it is abundant these days and not to waste food, as there are still many people in other parts of the world who have nothing or not enough to eat. We should be grateful for our food and try to help those not so fortunate.

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Reviewed 6 July 2014 via mobile

We visited on a day mixed with sunshine and dark brooding skies. With only about 24 people on board it was stunning to think that up to 250 people were transported (willingly or not!) in this manner. Paul was a skillful storyteller which made the past come alive despite the dubious mannequins on display. With a family connection to the famine years I came away overwhelmed at the sacrifice my ancestors made and the challenges they faced. I hope the JJ sails again some day. Well worth the visit.

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Reviewed 5 July 2014

Very informative especially if u have interest in this time period. Guide is good, and it allows u to feel what the Irish went through, although this is a replica which has some modern additions.

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Reviewed 5 July 2014

Ship itself is quite small and not so unique. However tour is fantastic: a lot of interesting information and it's quite interactive. It would be even better if you are Irish-American.

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