Journey through Irish history
EPIC tells the dramatic story of the people who have left the island of Ireland, how these people spread around the globe, and how they influenced and shaped the world. It is a story of rich and poor, destinations near and far. It is a story of 10 million epic journeys.
Immersive and Interactive
EPIC connects the 70 million people around the world today who claim Irish heritage and ancestry. Using state-of-the-art technology these stories are vividly brought to life through video, images and sound to create a powerful and emotional experience.
Irish Creativity and Culture
The Irish influence in the arts, from literature, dance, music and design is world renowned. See how Irish culture has travelled and adapted on its journey across the globe, and how its traditions have been adopted and celebrated in many countries around the world.
Discover the Irish who changed their worlds
Retrace the journeys of over 300 people, past and present, and relive some of the greatest achievements and accomplishments in the world of art, design, science, politics, sport & music.
EPIC Museum Gift Shop
The EPIC Gift Shop features a wide variety of gifts to suit all budgets and tastes. From souvenir gifts to jewellery designed by some of Ireland’s top designers. Personalise your gifts with our engraving service available in store. Open to all visitors and the public. Open:
Mon – Fri 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Sat – Sun 10:00 am – 6:30 pm
Irish Family History Centre
Need help tracing your family tree? The Irish Family History Centre are our professional genealogy service partners. Learn the fascinating insights and history of Irish family history using interactive displays, and get a personal consultation with a qualified genealogist.
Open 7 days from 10:00 am – 5:00pm.
Food and Shopping
Choose from a variety bars, bistros and cafés, each serving delicious and healthy lunch options, gourmet coffee and snacks, all housed within a restored 1820’s bonded warehouse. On sunny days relax on the restaurant terraces
overlooking George’s Dock.