EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum
Think you know the Irish? Think again.
What do Zorro, Billy the Kid, Pirate Queen Anne Bonny and President Chaim Herzog have in common? They are all part of the untold stories of the Irish diaspora – the women and men that have left Ireland, spreading their influence around the world. Discover their extraordinary stories at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, a dramatic visitor experience, opened in May 2016.
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. You’ll also see how they influenced the world they found, and experience the connection between their descendants and Ireland today. Immerse yourself in the stories the most remarkable tales of sacrifice, endurance, adventure, and discovery the world has ever known. EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum brings these amazing stories to life in a unique and spectacular way.
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