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Glasnevin Cemetery Museum

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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...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 today via mobile

The Glasnevin Cemetery is one of the oldest in Dublin and hosts an impressive database of death records. If you’re of Irish descent this Cemetery is a must see. We visited with a tour group and received an informative tour and education about the cemetery...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Gabby92399
Reviewed yesterday

A little bit outside city centre, but serviced by a good bus route and worth the trek. Stroll around, spot the names, & take a 'stroll' up the tower.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ADKane001
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have been here more than once. For anyone going try get on the tour with Bridget she has so much knowledge of the people buried in the grave yard and there lives it's lovely to just listen to her. Fountain of knowledge of Irish...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Justin F
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went on the 14:30 tour so we could listen to Pearse's speech over O'Donovan Rossa's grave. It was very windy cold and wet but no one of the 35 people present left early. The tour guide gave us lots of information like St Valentine is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kcrowney
Reviewed 4 days ago

Travelled on a one day visit to take part in the 11.00 am Women's Tour marking the 100th anniversary of the election to the British Parliament of Countess Markiewicz. Tour guide Bridget gave an interesting tour whilst battling against heavy wind and rain. Followed up...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a great time at Glasnevin, the tour guide was very funny and made the tour very Interesting which kept my children engaged for a longtime. We learned a lot about Irish history that I didn’t know before.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank mat_kavannagh1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was a little unsure what this would be like before I went but I thoroughly enjoyed it. I was persuaded to go with some friends and it really was well worth it. The tour is very informative while also being quite light. Overall it...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Vasquez_19
Glasnevin Cemet... M, Digital Marketing Officer at Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Glad that you were pleasantly surprised.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just finished the walking tpur with our tour guide Paddy. Paddy really knows his stuff and was a great host. Will definitiely be back and woukd highly recommend

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great tour taking you through some of the most iconic moments of Irish history, Niall our tour guide really added to the experience

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Conor M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely brilliant. Did tour with cousins as part of research of our Grandfather. Tour guide Niall was very informative, very clear and very witty. A history teacher himself with real passion for his job. Even on a damp dark day it was fascinating. Really worthwhile....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Phyllis F
Glasnevin Cemet... M, Digital Marketing Officer at Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us, we are glad that you enjoyed the tour.

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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
Karen G
17 April 2018|
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Response from redmonr | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it’s a working graveyard!