Glasnevin Cemetery & Museum in Dublin Ireland

Glasnevin Cemetery & Museum in Dublin Ireland
Address : Glasnevin cemetery Finglas road, Glasnevin, Dublin 11
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Looking for a place to visit in Dublin, Ireland? why not visit Glasnevin Cemetery & Museum locally known as "The Dead Centre of Dublin" and it is one of the top 3 attractions in Dublin and has been chosen as the winner of TripAdvisor's Travellers choice award both 2013 and 2014.

Amazingly there are about 1.5 million people buried at Glasnevin Cemetery & Museum including Ireland's iconic figures Eamon De Valera, Michael Collins, Daniel O' Connell and Luke Kelly which makes Glasnevin Cemetery & Museum one of the top places of attraction to visit while staying in Ireland.

Glasnevin Cemetery & Museum is an award-winning museum in Dublin with fascinating guided tours in Dublin including telling plenty of stories about wars, epidemics, grave diggers and robbers. Glasnevin Cemetery & Museum is very popular with its charming and enthusiastic guided tours in Dublin, sharing the heritage and history of this museum in Dublin.

Each guided tours have different tour guides making each tour (City of the Dead, Religion Wall, Milestone Gallery, Timeline Gallery and Glazed Prospect Gallery) a unique experience offering visitors an opportunity to take part into Ireland's fascinating and complex history.


Glasnevin Cemetery & Museum is considered as the largest cemetery & museum in Dublin Ireland which established by Daniel O'Connell and was first opened in 1832 as a burial place for people of 'all religions and none'. Glasnevin Cemetery & Museum has been a very important part of Irish History and massively evolve into Ireland's national monument and a recommended place to visit in Dublin Ireland.

Its location is within easy access of Dublin city centre and the M50. Visitors can get the regular Dublin buses which operates from O'Connell Street and the Dublin City Sightseeing's red hop on Hop off service operates every half hour from Guinness Storehouse. With pedestrian links into the Botanic Gardens there's more than one good reason to visit this intriguing place

Glasnevin Cemetery & Museum in Dublin Ireland

The new tour of Glasnevin Cemetery will give an alternative view of the varied heritage that Ireland's largest cemetery holds and the history within its walls.
Visitors will learn of its sculpture, symbolism, architecture, art, sporting heroes, horticulture, natural life and much more.

They will visit the graves and hear the stories of little known figures such as;
  • • Maria Higgins, a woman who died once yet was buried twice in Glasnevin;
  • • An Irish chaplain who witnessed the liberation of Bergen Belsen concentration camp;
  • • The last Irish winner of Wimbledon;
  • • The man who cut the ribbon and opened Sydney Harbour Bridge when he wasn't meant to;
  • • The vault that held secrets during the Irish War of Independence;
  • • And many more.
A tour that is for those both well acquainted with the cemetery and those who have never visited before, the secret history of Ireland's most well-known


Opening Hours
Open 7 days a week incl. Bank Holidays
10.00h - 17.00h Winter
9.00h - 18.00h Summer

Daily Public Tour times:
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General History Tour
10.30h, 11.30h, 12.30, 13.30, 14.30 & 15:30h

Dead Interesting Tour: Daily at 13.00h .......March - September 2017

Re-enactment: 14:30h daily

Public Transport: Bus: 40 & 140 from O'Connell St.

Hop on Hop off: Dublin Citysightseeing: every 30 mins

Tower Café: Café serving light lunches, snacks, cakes & hot drinks. Full licence.

Gift Shop: Irish literature, Arts & Crafts Books / Media, Gifts Collectables, Irish Craft Stationery and lots more!


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Guided Tour & Museum:
Adult: €13
Child/Senior/Students: €10
Family (2+4): €35
(Includes guided tour, museum and €5 genealogy voucher)

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Open 7 days a week incl. Bank Holidays
Finglas Road Finglas Rd, Botanic, Dublin 11

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