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Glasnevin Cemetery Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Please note Christmas Opening Hours Dec 24th - 10am - 1pm Dec 25th - Closed Dec 26th - Closed Dec 27th - 31st - 10am - 5pm Jan 1st - Closed Glasnevin Cemetery and Museum are both the guardians and storytellers for over 1.5 million people. From the...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Finglas Road, Dublin 11, Ireland
+353 1 882 6550
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All reviews buried here michael collins guided tour re enactment o'donovan rossa resting place gravediggers pub botanical gardens historical figures o connell interested in irish history excellent tour easter rising two hours well worth the visit city centre visiting dublin
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited on a very cold January Saturday. The talk was popular and the group was split up into two groups of 25-30 people which was good as any bigger and you would have struggled to hear/ see. The general history talk lasted two hours including...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank randmfleet
Reviewed yesterday

Really great tour - had 4 teenagers with us and they loved it!!. The quirky side of the cemetery talking about both the history and some of the forgotten but very interesting people therein and their life stories. Warren our tour guide was great!!! Highly...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gracemc1919
Reviewed 2 days ago

We did this tour spare of the moment on our last day in Dublin. We did not pre book. Got our tickets there. We had a great tour guide, she so so informative. The tour outside was about 2 hours then we walked around on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Cathy B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fantastically interesting tour today of the 100th anniversary of the first dail 21st January 1919. Paddy was hugely informative and so very interesting to listen to. 2 and 1/2 hours weaving the narratives and interlinking the personal histories and indeed the new history of a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank leitrimd
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent tour & well worth the visit which lasted just short of 2 hours. Our guide was enjoyable, witty, masterful, sincere & a great historian. Would recommend this tour and the other chap doing the Padraig Pears graveside oration was outstanding also

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank pconnolly2004
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a tour today in glasnevin on the Dead Interesting tour.Our guide Warren was just excellent. Very entertaining and knowledgeable. Teenagers loved it and a great quirky yet highly informative tour. We highly recommend this!!! This is not a tour of the main famous...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Alanna123456
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Brilliant tour, very interesting from start to finish and Katie our tour guide was very funny whitty and entertaining. Would highly recommend 👍

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Maria D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very well organised tour of Glasnevin Cemetery lasting over 2 hours. The tour guide Brigid was very knowledgable & engaging. The highlight at the end was Michael Collins grave. The cafe is lovely for tea or coffee. Easy parking across the road €2.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Owensfamily95
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited the graveyard to pay my respects at the grave of a former teacher of mine so didn't visit the museum itself. However, the staff there were of great help, and gave me directions of where she was buried...got lost but found it lol. Lovely...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank anniedwyer84
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hands down the best tour we had in Dublin. The guide was amazing and if you're of Irish descent, you can research your family history at the Museum. We were traveling with our young son Connor, who was just shy of two, and our amazing...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Neil B
1 January 2019|
Response from seano20 | Reviewed this property |
Well it depends when you’re going but, yes, you can join a tour when you arrive. I would advise though pre-booking.
6 October 2018|
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Response from Glasnevin Cemet... M | Property representative |
Hi Pat, you will need to give the cemeteries office a call about that. Here is the number +353 (0)1 882 6500
6 July 2018|
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Response from Marianne S | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is. Many lanes are paved and others are gravel. The cafe, shopping and toilets are all on one level