The Queenstown Story @ Cobh Heritage Centre , Great Stories of Emigration.

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The Queenstown Story @ Cobh Heritage Centre , Great Stories of Emigration.

With such a rich History, Heritage and a story to tell, a trip to The Queenstown Story @ Cobh Heritage Centre is a must. This beautiful, informative cultural centre is inventively situated within Cobh’s restored Victorian Railway station, a building holding its own historic story.

Given that so many from Ireland’s past travelled through Cobh(Queenstown), one of the world’s finest natural harbours, visitors can learn historic and emotive recounts of The Queenstown Story, where over three million Irish people emigrated from this port town in search of a new life.

Everything from the sinking of the Titanic and The Lusitania, to the transportation of the forgotten Irish who endured forced labour in Cromwellian times to the West Indies and American Colonies as well as the stories of emigration to Canada and North America, is inventively displayed in a variety of modern, tasteful and artistic ways.

Relax, and “Walk in the Footsteps of our Emigrant Ancestors”
* Duration: 1 to 2 hours
* Starts: Cobh, Ireland
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours




With such a rich History, Heritage and a story to tell, a trip to The Queenstown Story @ Cobh Heritage Centre is a must. This beautiful, informative cultural centre is inventively situated within Cobh’s restored Victorian Railway station, a building holding its own historic story.

Given that so many from Ireland’s past travelled through Cobh(Queenstown), one of the world’s finest natural harbours, visitors can learn historic and emotive recounts of The Queenstown Story, where over three million Irish people emigrated from this port town in search of a new life.

Everything from the sinking of the Titanic and The Lusitania, to the transportation of the forgotten Irish who endured forced labour in Cromwellian times to the West Indies and American Colonies as well as the stories of emigration to Canada and North America, is inventively displayed in a variety of modern, tasteful and artistic ways.

Relax, and “Walk in the Footsteps of our Emigrant Ancestors”

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Stop At: Cobh Heritage Centre The Queenstown Story, Deepwater Quay, Cobh P24 CY67 Ireland

Enter this beautifully restored Victorian railway station, a building with its own unique story. Your tour begins in the 1600’s when Irish emigrants left here for the Colonies of America and the West Indies. The tour follows chronologically the various destinations throughout the centuries where our emigrants settled. It is an emotive journey of exploration of the lives of over three million Irish emigrants. The tour includes sections on The Great Famine and also the connection with this port town and both Titanic and The Lusitania. “Walk in the footsteps of our Emigrant ancestors”y

Duration: 1 hour