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Glasnevin Cemetery Museum

Awarded Best Cultural Experience in Ireland, Glasnevin Cemetery is one of Ireland's most popular visitor attractions and it is firmly established on the list of best things to do in Dublin. TripAdvisor lists it at number 1 highlighting Glasnevin as a cemetery of historic importance. Glasnevin Cemetery Museum proudly tells the story of modern Ireland through interactive exhibitions and engaging cemetery tours delivered by personable, well informed guides affording visitors a heightened sense of understanding, and a deeper appreciation of its never forgotten residents. Celebrating history, heritage and culture, join this intriguing journey through Ireland's past! The famous speech delivered by Patrick Pearse at the grave of Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa on 1st August, 1915, is re-enacted daily at 1430 by an actor dressed as Patrick Pearse in full uniform.

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Your ticket includes a 90 minute walking tour, admission to the museum, 10% off at the Tower Café and a €5 voucher/credit to use in Glasnevin's Genealogy department. 

Located just 2.5km from O'Connell St. Glasnevin Cemetery covers 124 acres of glorious parkland with plenty to appreciate - perfect for those interested in exploring the legacies of Ireland's heroes and their own heritage.

Glasnevin Cemetery is a unique Victorian burial place and the final resting place of the men and women who have helped shape Ireland’s past and present. The story of those buried in the cemetery is told through the museum's interactive exhibition and expert tour guides. It is evident that Glasnevin Cemetery Museum is an excellent day out through its numerous awards including Best Cultural Experience in Ireland by Irish Tourism Industry. It is listed as #2 on Tripadvisors 'Best Things to do in Dublin'. 

Glasnevin Cemetery is the must see attraction for those visiting Dublin in 2015 and 2016! 

DID YOU KNOW?

-          There are over 1.5 million people buried in Glasnevin’s Victorian Garden Cemetery

-          The iconic Daniel O’Connell round Tower monument is the tallest of its kind in Ireland

-          A guided tour of the cemetery includes a visit to Daniel O’Connell’s crypt

-          Glasnevin is home to the largest collection of Celtic crosses in the world

-          A pedestrian gateway between the world famous National Botanic Gardens and the Cemetery is open making it the second largest green space in Dublin with over 250 acres of mature parkland, and home to the largest collection of protected structures in the State.

Glasnevin Trust is a registered charity, established in 1828, with all profits going back into the restoration and maintenance of the graveyards. There are 5 cemeteries within the Trust, all in Dublin, Glasnevin being the largest and most important in terms of its historical significance.

If you are interested in this kind of history why not also book 1916 Bus Tour or The Story of the Irish?


Glasnevin Cemetery was established in 1828. An award winning museum was built in 2010 containing a café, shop, interactive exhibitions, genealogy section, and function space. Glasnevin is the largest cemetery in Ireland with over 1.5 million people buried there including many historical icons and regular Dubliners. Daniel O'Connell, the liberator and cemetery founder, whose monument tower is the tallest in Ireland, lies in a decorative crypt.

Glasnevin now operates as a Tourist attraction in Dublin, its guided tours being particularly successful. It also continues to operate as a fully functioning facility for burials and cremations. 

Tours include a visit to Daniel O'Connell's Crypt. The tours are 1 1/4 hours and the museum is self guided.

Coming Soon the O'Connell Tower Tour! This new tour will give visitors the chance to climb 198 steps to breath taking views of Dublin and its surrounding areas. Check back soon for more info.


€2.00 per hour car parking charges onsite.

Public Transport: Bus Numbers 40 & 140 from O'Connell St. direct to door (20 minutes).

 


From time to time we may have to close the cemetery but this is rare and we will advise in plenty of time.

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Winners of TripAdvisor's Traveller's Choice Award in 2013, and listed as one of Dublin's top 3 attractions, Glasnevin Cemetery Museum is Ireland's must see attraction!