EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, Dublin

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An interactive experience, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum guides you on a journey to discover the stories of Irish emigration around the world, from early times to the modern day. 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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum by using our Dublin trip itinerary planner.
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  • Overview of emigration from Ireland with a lot of propaganda of how great the Irish are - not unexpected of course, but could use more interpretation and history behind events. 
    Overview of emigration from Ireland with a lot of propaganda of how great the Irish are - not unexpected of course, but could use more interpretation and history behind events.  more »
  • As I am convinced (IMO) that Ellis Island is the first place to visit arriving in NYC, I am convinced as well that the "EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum" is the first place to visit arriving in... 
    As I am convinced (IMO) that Ellis Island is the first place to visit arriving in NYC, I am convinced as well that the "EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum" is the first place to visit arriving in...  more »
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  • This museum is simply amazing. Obviously a big part of this is its use of advanced technology and interface design, and the rewarding experience of learning how to use the interactive exhibits, but it also benefits from painting a very clear picture of Irish culture and influence around the world, and the trials faced by them throughout history. I went expecting to spend an hour or two, and when I finished I noticed four hours had gone by and I had missed lunch, but was touched by what I had seen and read. 10/10 would recommend!
  • Wow, definitely recommendable and from my point of view an absolute "must see" in Dublin. Beautiful location in the basement of an old warehouse at the docks of river Liffey, very engaging exhibition and even though it uses very modern and multimedia means it is still very touching emotionally and tangible. Learn a lot about Irish culture, history and what emigration means in broader sense and the negative and positive aspects it has when somebody chooses or is obliged to change the country of residence. Perfect from A-Z

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