See & Do

Visitor Attractions

EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum

The world’s only fully digital museum features 1,500 years of Irish history in its atmospheric vaults.

Experience this breath taking story in interactive galleries, with a feast of powerful audio and video bringing these one-of-a-kind tales to life.

Shortlisted for European Museum of the Year 2018, this top-rated, family-friendly attraction is an essential destination for everyone with an interest in Ireland’s people, culture and history. Relive some of the greatest achievements in music, literature, sport, business, politics, fashion and science.

Among TripAdvisor’s Top 10 Things to Do in Dublin, National Geographic Travel describe it as “Simply too good of a story to miss”.

EPIC also houses the Irish Family History Centre, with a team of genealogy experts to help visitors uncover their Irish roots.


Find out why Irish people travelled the globe over the centuries.
Uncover hundreds of stories of adventure, adversity and triumph.
Interact with the past in easy-to-use high-tech galleries.
Stamp your very own souvenir EPIC passport as you travel through Irish history.
Send a digital postcard from Dublin.
Connect with your ancestors at the Irish Family History Centre.
Unlike any other museum experience.

European Museum of the Year Award 2018 - Shortlisted

Children in Museums Award 2017 – Shortlisted - the only Irish museum selected for this prestigious European award.

TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Awards – Top Five Irish Museums

  • Operating Hours

    1 Jan - 31 Dec

    MON 10:00 - 17:00
    TUES 10:00 - 17:00
    WED 10:00 - 17:00
    THU 10:00 - 17:00
    FRI 10:00 - 17:00
    SAT 10:00 - 17:00
    SUN 10:00 - 17:00
  • Exceptions
    New Years Day 10:00 - 17:00
    St Patricks Day 10:00 - 17:00
    Good Friday 10:00 - 17:00
    Easter Monday 10:00 - 17:00
    May Day 10:00 - 17:00
    June Holiday 10:00 - 17:00
    August Holiday 10:00 - 17:00
    October Holiday 10:00 - 17:00
    Christmas Day closed
    St Stephens Day closed

(subject to change)

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