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St. Michan's Church

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Underneath the church are five long burial vaults containing the mummified remains of many of Dublin's most influential 17th, 18th and 19th century families, including the legendary Shears brothers and the highly decorated coffins of the Earl's of...more
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Church St. Lower, Dublin DUBLIN 7, Ireland
North City Centre
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The site is smaller would take 5 minutes to walk through the church and backyard. The tour guide is funny and very knowledgeable of the history of these creeps. The tour itself takes 15 minutes. 6 euros per person.

Thank Sara L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The church itself is lovely. The glass window, the organ, the WW! honor roll, praying pillows...... But we came to see the catacombs. Our guide, a lovely Irish chap, was delightful. Amazing stories and beautiful adornments on some of the coffins. I wished the mummy...More

Thank bobdelw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

St. Michan's is definitely worth a visit. The quick tour allows you to see the crypts below the church, as well as a number of mummified bodies. A great atmospheric exhibit, and quite creepy.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

St. Michan's will take you into their crypts. It is a small tour, a little creepy, good stories, but interesting and a good stop. The tour is fairly short, depending on the number of people. I was able to just stop in no per-ticket purchase...More

Thank Samantha S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cant remember the name but he was a Leicester City fan, Nice mix of eccentricity and macabre to deal with the topic at hand

Thank James C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The guide was fantastic. It was so interesting to see natural mummies. I loved every bit of it. The bodies are well persevered.

Thank ladonnas646
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Meaning to visit the mummies in the crypt of one of the oldest Churches in Dublin for years. Finally! The tour was great - guide was very droll, black humour- like something out of a Samuel Beckett play. He slagged (teased) everyone! History of mummified...More

Thank Fiona O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You gotta do this if you like crypts! Extremely old church with an 800 year old mummy from the Crusades who was 6.5 feet tall! The guide is hilarious.

Thank ajtd1316
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small out of way church but was so worth the stop. Thee tour guide was wealth of information on its histor and was very entertaining. He had history of the cryptis and the history of the mummies and history of ancient viking church. Definately unique....More

Thank Jill0519
Reviewed 16 October 2018

My wife has wanted to come visit this Church and we finally made it. Very interesting to see where Handels Messiah was composed and practiced. The tour guide of the crypts regaled us with stories of the mummies and the history of this ancient viking...More

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remydoyle
9 September 2018|
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Response from Judy M | Reviewed this property |
We were there in July and they opened at 10 am.
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LadyPhedre
24 September 2017|
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Response from Teresa742 | Reviewed this property |
It was 3 or 4 Euros this year. Call ahead to make sure they'll have a tour guide available when you wish to go or you won't get to see the crypt.
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920gwens
21 May 2017|
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Response from Jeff M | Reviewed this property |
Yep we just turned up, had a look around the church while we waited for the next tour and we were good.
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