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Closed until 19th April 2020



Venue Hire and Corporate Events

Make your next event truly EPIC

Whether you’re entertaining clients, planning a team event or launching a product, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum is the ideal venue. Located in the beautifully restored vaults of the historic CHQ Building in Dublin’s Docklands. As the world’s only fully digital museum spread over 20 galleries, EPIC offers an amazing cultural, high-tech event space that provides an impressive and memorable backdrop for your event.


We offer a range of classic cocktail receptions to bespoke event packages for events for a maximum of 300 guests, and are happy to send these through upon request. Download our event brochures for full details, or contact our dedicated Events Team who can help you plan your next event with us.

What EPIC Events can offer


Tailored and Interactive Tours

All of our events include a guided tour. The tour touches on a range of subjects from music to sport to contemporary design. Our knowledgeable and friendly tour guides will tailor the tour to focus on your guests’ interests, leaving them with a one-off experience of Irish culture and history.

Event Catering

Our event catering partners include Bakehouse, ely bar & brasserie and Urban Brewing. Select from a range of canapés ranging from rustic Irish cuisine to more refined bites. Our caterers are open to special requests and are willing to work with you on customised menus for your event. We can also arrange a sit-down lunch or dinner at our caterers restaurants post tour of EPIC, which are located within The CHQ Building.


We have a rich repertoire to draw from including storytelling, traditional Irish music and dancing. Make your event even more special with a live trad group in our ‘Irish Pub’ gallery, dancers in our Celebration vault or a harpist at the entrance of your event.

Event options



Breakfast Briefings & Morning Events


Exclusive use of the entire museum, including the exhibition, with space in the galleries for breakfast. Events can include coffee, tea and pastries in our 200-year-old event vaults, a tour through the museum, followed by a visit to the Irish Family History Centre.

Reception & Evening Events

(available from 6.30pm)

Enjoy a cocktail reception whilst interacting with the digital displays in the atmospheric EPIC Event Vaults, following your guided tour. No matter which size your group, all events held within the museum have exclusive use. Minimum 40 guests. Maximum 180 guests. 300 guests can be catered for utilising additional space in the CHQ Galleria, conditions apply. Please contact us directly for a quick conversation and an event proposal.


We welcome groups during opening hours, where group admission prices apply. We can offer a number of private spaces to hire, holding up to 50 attendees.

Even more for you to explore

Irish Family History Centre

The Irish Family History Centre can attend events to help uncover your guests’ Irish roots. Genealogy experts can assist in engaging with your guests to trace their own unique family story.

Museum Gift Shop

We would be happy to arrange gift vouchers for your guests and we offer a discount code to all event attendees.

“In September, we had organised a press conference at EPIC to speak about the issues faced by the spouses and partners of non-EU highly skilled professionals towards accessing employment opportunities easily after relocating. This was an important event for us and we have to acknowledge that we could not have found a better venue than the one you gave us. The arrangements were outstanding and your support on the day was so amazing, prompt and efficient.”

— Ankita Ahluwalia, Immigrant Council


“Our Foreign Minister was very impressed with EPIC, its design and the story it told. All the connections with Australia gave it a real relevance. The fabulous researchers were even able to find part of her family history, which added a real personal touch.”

— Simon Mamouney, First Secretary and Deputy Head of Mission, The Australian Embassy.

“What a brilliant venue to host an event! It is a wonderful museum and a brilliant conversation starter – all of our guests were very impressed. Plus, the staff are excellent to deal with – very accommodating, helpful and hands on throughout the entire process. Cannot recommend EPIC enough!”

— Sarah Kennedy, Garland