EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum is a state-of-the-art interactive experience located in the beautiful vaults of CHQ in Dublin’s Docklands.
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 is rated 5 stars on TripAdvisor and is among the top 10 museums in Dublin. Guests of all ages enjoy the interactive nature of the museum, with kids particularly enjoying stamping the souvenir passport that you get upon entry. EPIC offers a deep dive into Irish history, culture and people and some guests have even claimed that EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum was the best museum that they have ever visited!
The Irish Family History Centre is also located at EPIC offering a new and exciting way to search for your Irish ancestors and to discover your unique family story.
EPIC is open daily from 10:00 – 17:00 (last admission). A visit takes approximately 90 minutes. EPIC is self-guided with experienced staff available to answer any questions. Guided tours are available at 11am and 2pm. Audio guides are available in English, German, French, Italian and Spanish for an additional €1. Booking is essential for groups. Booking is advisable but not essential for non-groups.
Address: CHQ, Custom House Quay, Dublin 1
T: +353 (0)1 9060861