Europe’s Leading Tourist Attraction 2019, 2020 & 2021

The chq Building, Custom House Quay, Dublin 1

Open 7 days a week: 9:00am – 6:45pm (Last entry 5pm)


You won’t find leprechauns or pots of gold here, but you will discover that what it means to be Irish expands far beyond the borders of Ireland through the stories of Irish emigrants who became scientists, politicians, poets, artists and even outlaws all over the world. Discover Ireland from the outside in and find out why saying “I’m Irish” is one of the biggest conversation starters, no matter where you are. At EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum


Our high-tech, interactive exhibitions and impressive galleries and event spaces offer a stunning backdrop for hosting your guests and clients. Capable of catering for up to 800 guests, it’s the ideal location for breakfast briefings, client and staff entertainment, team building, networking, corporate events and more…

Historian-in-residence position at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum renewed

Discover your Irish roots

Want to find out more about your family history? Make sure you visit our partner, Irish Family History Centre. Located on-site, their expert genealogists can help you uncover the story of your family’s history and trace your family ancestry.

Museum Gift Shop

We think you deserve a treat. Why not visit the EPIC gift shop after your visit to the museum? You’ll find a wonderful selection of unique products from Irish brands, artists and craftspeople around the country.



At EPIC inspiration is everywhere – in the very walls of our building and its ultra-modern reincarnation, in the stories we tell and how we tell them. If you’re looking for an inspirational workplace, you’ll find it at EPIC – we promise great stories, great people and a Great Place to Work.


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