Prices & Tours

Tickets and Prices

We encourage visitors to book tickets online in advance to ensure you secure your preferred date and time slot to visit. By booking online in advance you also get our cheapest price, saving from €1-€3 per ticket.

Walk-ins are still welcome, and tickets can be bought when you arrive from our ticket desk at our standard rates.

All standard and family tickets purchased are valid for one FREE return visit to our museum within 30 days of your original visit.

Admission Tickets


Adult (Age 18-64)


Teenager (Age 13-17)


Child (Age 6-12)


Infant (Age 0-5)




Valid for 3rd level students (with valid ID) & seniors (age 65+).

2+1 Family Pass


Save €5! For 2 adults and 1 child (aged 6-12).

2+2 Family Pass


Save €7! For 2 adults and 2 child (aged 6-12).

Additional Child


Reduced price ticket for each additional child. This ticket can only be booked with the 2 + 2 Family Pass.

Groups and Combos

Prices from

Adult Groups


For adult groups of 10+ people.

Senior Groups


Senior groups of 11-20 people. For groups of 21+ please contact us directly for rates.

EPIC Museum Gift Tickets

From €15.00

Give the gift of EPIC to your family, friends and colleagues with our gift tickets for entry to our award-winning museum. Available for adult, child and family tickets. Click here to book.

Combo Tickets with Jeanie Johnston

From €12 – €24.50

Combine your visit to our award-winning museum with a guided tour on board the Jeanie Johnston. Click here to book.

Genealogy Consultations

From €55.00

Personalised consultation with a professional genealogist from the Irish Family History Centre. Available at our centre or online via video call. Click here to learn more.


EPIC, The Irish Family History Centre and CHQ are fully wheelchair accessible. A courtesy wheelchair is available upon request. Carers are admitted free of charge to EPIC when accompanying a person with a standard admission ticket. If you have any queries regarding access for people with special needs please contact us directly.

Audio Guides

Our new Museum & Audio App is available to download for free on the App Store (for iPhone) and Google Play (for Android mobile and tablets) and is available in the following languages: English, Irish, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Polish, Portuguese and Mandarin Chinese. Please make sure to bring your headphones to listen to the audio guide during your visit. Audio Guide devices are also available to hire for €2 from our ticket desk. You must bring your own headphones to use with the device.


Gift Tickets

Gift tickets for our museum are available to purchase online. The gift tickets come in a special gift email without pricing that can be forwarded to the lucky recipients. Gift cards for EPIC Museum Gift Store are also available, and can be ordered by phone (Mon – Fri, 9:00am to 5:30pm) by calling (01) 906 0861.

Tour Groups

EPIC can offer a number of tour options and rates for your group. We offer packages to tour operatorsspecial interest groupsschools, and corporate events, including offering guided tours, and catered receptions. Contact us directly for more details.

health and safety 

To ensure the well-being of all our visitors and staff, we will be implementing a range of operational changes in accordance with Government and HSE guidelines, and Fáilte Ireland’s Safety Charter for Visitor Attractions.

Reduced Capacity Limits

Timed-entry every 15 minutes in groups of 35 – 45 people (maximum) will apply to ensure a safe capacity is maintained. Our Visitor Experience team are also constantly monitoring the movement and flow of visitors through the museum, to ensure there is no build-up of visitors at pinch points or at popular galleries.

We recommend visitors to book online in advance to ensure entry at your preferred time and date. By booking online in advance you will also get our cheapest price. Our ticketing website also displays the current capacity and availability in each time slot, to help you pick a time slot. Simply pick your ticket type and date, and the current remaining capacity in each time slot can be seen.

Sanitising and Cleaning

Sanitising stations will be widely available, at entry, at our ticket desk, in our galleries, in our gift shop, and on exit. Increased and regular cleaning in all areas and sanitising of major touch points is being carried out. We ask all visitors to regularly use hand sanitiser during your visit as you use the interactive elements within our galleries.

Ventilation and Filtration

EPIC Museum has an air handling system (AHU) in place that controls the flow of fresh filtered air to the museum and also extracts air from the museum giving us a constant air flow throughout the vaults. This unit is constantly monitored by our Building Management System (BMS) which controls the temperature to the museum keeping it at an optimum Level.

The filters on our AHU system are replaced on a quarterly basis in line with our planned preventative maintenance (PPM) schedule.

Along with our Maintenance plans with external contractors, NDH, we are checking daily the operation of the AHU System to ensure all is working correctly.

Face Coverings

We ask all visitors to wear a face mask or face covering while visiting our museum and gift shop. PPE can be purchased at our ticket desk or in our gift shop.

Social Distancing

We ask all visitors to adhere to the social distancing advice. Visitors not from the same household must maintain a 2 metre distance from each other where possible. Our museum is divided in to 20 galleries, each approximately 85 sq metres in size, with a total area of 1,700 sq metres. We would kindly ask all visitors to be considerate and patient with other visitors and our staff in this regard while visiting our museum.

Contactless Payment

We encourage all visitors to use contactless payment at our ticket desk and in our gift shop. Perspex screens have been installed between our tills to help ensure the safety for our staff and visitors.

Personal Responsibility

By purchasing a ticket to visit our museum you are confirming that you are not displaying any symptoms of COVID-19, and you have not you been in close contact with anyone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the last the 14 days.

If you feel unwell or start displaying symptoms of COVID-19 you should follow Government and HSE advice, by self-isolating and contacting your doctor for further advice and instructions. If you had booked to visit EPIC we will happily help you reschedule or cancel your booking. This can be done by emailing us at info@epicchq.com, stating your booking confirmation number.

Restrictions on visitors who have recently travelled into Ireland

All visitors to our museum and gift shop must comply with the latest government rules and regulations in relation to travelling into Ireland from abroad in order to be admitted.

Please note the COVID Digital Certificate is not required to visit our museum. Currently this certificate is only needed for activities that include indoor dining.

The most up-to-date information on these requirements can be found on the gov.ie website by clicking here.