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Glasnevin Cemetery Museum

Finglas Road, Dublin 11, Ireland
+353 1 882 6550
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Glasnevin Cemetery and Museum are both the guardians and storytellers for over 1.5 million people. From the ordinary to the truly extraordinary, these people helped shape the Ireland of today. We want to share their stories and times with you through tours of the cemetery, a visit to the museum or through a genealogy search for your family history. We are a not-for-profit organisation and all proceeds are used to sustain and improve our cemeteries to ensure they are places of beauty, interest and intrigue.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Finglas Road, Dublin 11, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The number one place to visit in Dublin, in my opinion, is this great cemetery and visitors centre. Graves of some great historical figures in Irish history such as Daniel O'Connell, Michael Collins, Parnell to name a few and the tour which lasts over 90...More

Thank johndevane100
Reviewed 3 days ago

As a student of Irish history I can’t visit this great city without a trip to Glasnevin Cemetery and it’s Museum.I am never disappointed.

1  Thank Paddy1912
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You can feel history running through your vains as you walk around this place. Amazing! The tours guide had a real passion for his job. Brilliant!

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had no idea what to expect. Loved it. One of the highlights of our Dublin visit. Fascinating, informative and fun. We joined the general history tour. It was fabulous. Next time in Dublin we’ll visit again. We did this the day after the Little...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The cemetery is so much more than about a place of final rest.Here the political and social history of Ireland is shared within it's walls by a well insighted guide. You really are immerse. Well worth the visit.

Thank KevinR0057
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We didn’t really know what to expect when we visited the cemetery, and helpfully when we arrived a tour was just starting so we were tagged into that. The tour was super, full of interesting facts and humour to keep us all onboard the whole...More

1  Thank danielgraham1989
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time at the cemetery. I wasn't sure what to expect but my tour guide Alan was full of knowledge and wit. He had everyone in the group captivated and hanging on to his every word. I learned a lot that I wasn't...More

Thank Vivienne B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent tour and learnt heaps about the interns. Friend and foe, famous and infamous are mingled throughout. The Padraig Pearce speech delivered in full military uniform and volume was very moving and motivating, as it was in 1915. Dan O’Connell’s crypt was becoming of the...More

Thank Marty507
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It may seem an odd place to spend an afternoon however I highly recommend it. I did the tour with a group of friends recently and enjoyed every minute of it. Our guide Gráinne was excellent, both informative and entertaining. She has a wealth of...More

Thank Sandra G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The wife and I spent several hours here researching and looking for graves of our relatives. The staff was very helpful and we were successful in tracking down the resting place of several relatives on both sides of the family. The center located on the...More

Thank buster12016
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23 August 2017|
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Response from rustyroo2005 | Reviewed this property |
I'd say not. The tour is quite long and probably not very interesting for the average 10 year old. Perhaps the shop staff at Glasnevin could suggest some interesting headstones to visit instead and you could make your own... More
1 February 2017|
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1 February 2017|
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Response from GlasnevinMuseum | Property representative |
Yes, the cemetery is free to walk around. Visitor maps are available via the museum reception should you not wish to take a guided tour.