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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 09:00 - 18:00
 
Tours Run:
Monday - Friday 11:30 & 14:30
Saturday - Sunday 11:30, 12:30 & 14:30
 
Important Notice: Tour Times, Themes and Reenactments can change month to month. We therefore strongly advise you visit their website for the latest updates. Watch out for their new tour 'Dead Interesting' and hear some of the quirky tales that make Glasnevin so interesting.
 
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
E: museum@glasnevintrust.ie
W: www.glasnevintrust.ie

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 2016

Museum Only

Adult: €6.00
Senior (aged 65+): €4.00
Student (with valid ID): €4.00
Child (aged 6-12): €4.00
Child (aged 0-5): Free
Family (2 adults & 2 children): €15.00

Museum and Tour 

Adult: €12.00
Senior (aged 65+): €8.00
Student (with valid ID): €8.00
Child (aged 5-12): €8.00
Child (aged 0-4): Free
Family (2 adults & 2 children): €25.00

Other Useful Information

LANGUAGES
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). 

DINING / REFRESHMENTS
Café serving light lunches, snacks, cakes & hot drinks. Full licence.

SHOPPING
Gift shop selling Irish craft and design including jewellery, clothing, glassware, historical literature and gift items.

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

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

ACCOLADES & AWARDS

  • 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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Best Ticket Prices

Glasnevin Cemetery Museum

Museum & Tour

€12.00

Buy 'Best Value' Tickets from Heritage Island's partner website. 

Tickets valid for 365 days from purchase

No Booking Fees

and special rates for seniors, students, kids & families.

Next-up Events

December 31 - December 31 2016
The Final 1916 Rising Tour at Glasnevin Cemetery read more

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