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Glasnevin Cemetery Museum
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Winner of the Best Cultural Attraction in Ireland, Glasnevin is Ireland’s largest cemetery, a grand and impressive Necropolis.

Since 1832, more than 1.5 million people have been interred in Glasnevin - rich & famous, paupers & politicians, artists, warriors & heroes.

Knowledgeable, witty and professional guides bring history to life on a fascinating cemetery tour. Dramatic re-enactments by actors in period costume, events, commemorations, and interactive exhibitions are just some of the exciting things to do at Glasnevin.

Enter the crypt of Daniel O’Connell; search genealogy where all burial records are on line; visit the café; browse the shop and discover the best of Irish craft and design; or descend into the museum and discover the secrets of Glasnevin Cemetery.

Highlights include:
  • Ireland’s largest cemetery - the guardian and gatekeeper of over 1.5 million souls
  • Fascinating & fun guided walking tours and re-enactments visiting the graves of the renowned figures that shaped modern Ireland
  • Visit the Daniel O’Connell crypt
  • See the iconic round tower, the tallest in Ireland
  • Pedestrian gateway to National Botanic Gardens

Visitor Information

Open Year Round

Daily September to March: 10:00 - 17:00
Daily April to September: 10:00 - 18:00

Daily Public Tour times:
Additional tours at peak times

General History Tour
11.30h & 14:30h

Dead Interesting Tour
at 13.00h during January & February 
Daily at 13.00h between March and September 2017

Padraig Pearse Re-enactment  
Daily at 14:30h daily

Important Notice: Tour Times, Themes and Reenactments can change month to month. We therefore strongly advise you visit their website for the latest updates. 
Pre-booking advised. Public guided tours held regularly every day (private tours available on request). 

Contact Details

Glasnevin Cemetery Museum
Finglas Road, Dublin 11

T: +353 (0)1 882 6550

Closed: December 25 & 26 and January 1

Approx. visit duration: Guided tour takes 90 minutes. Allow extra time to enjoy the other facilities including museum.

(Please note that Glasnevin is a working cemetery)

Admission Prices 2017

Guide Tour and Museum
(includes guided tour, museum and €5 genealogy voucher)
Adult: €13.00
Senior (aged 65+): €10.00
Student (with valid ID): €10.00
Child (aged 5-12): €10.00
Child (aged 0-4): Free
Family (2 adults & up to 4 children): €35.00

Museum Only
Adult: €6.50
Senior (aged 65+): €4.50
Student (with valid ID): €4.50
Child (aged 6-12): €4.50
Child (aged 0-5): Free

Other Useful Information

Audio guides available in English at a charge of €10.00. Private guided tours can be provided through French, Spanish and Irish (pre-booking required). 

The Tower Café serves light lunches, snacks, cakes & hot drinks. Full licence. 

Gift shop selling Irish literature, Arts & Crafts Books / Media, Gifts Collectables, Irish Craft Stationery and lots more.

Paid car parking adjacent to the attraction. Free coach parking on-site.

The Glasnevin Cemetery Museum is fully wheelchair accessible with accessible toilets. The O'Connell Crypt is not accessible as it has approximately 10 steps.


  • Winner of TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2014 & 2015
  • Winner Best Cultural Experience in Ireland at Irish Tourism Industry Awards 2015
  • Documentary One Million Dubliners won Best Film at Galway Film Fleadh, 2014; Best Documentary Irish Times 2014, and Boston Film Festival 2014
  • Internationally renowned Thea Award for outstanding achievement in  2011
  • Best International Museum at the Museum and Heritage Awards in London, 2011


Map Location

From city:
Located 2.5km from Dublin city centre, Glasnevin is accessible from the River Liffey on the R108 (at the Four Courts/Brazen Head pub bridge). Continue straight along this road and after Phibsboro Village, cemetery is on right-hand side.

From the airport:
Take the Finglas exit 5 (2 junctions from airport) off the M50 and travel towards city for 3km. Glasnevin will be on the left.

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January 2 - September 30 2017
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