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Glasnevin Cemetery Museum

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Address: Finglas Road, Dublin 11, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 1 882 6550
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Description: Glasnevin Cemetery and Museum are both the guardians and storytellers for...
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 through tours of the cemetery, a visit to the museum or through a genealogy search for your family history. We are a not-for-profit organisation and all proceeds are used to sustain and improve our cemeteries to ensure they are places of beauty, interest and intrigue.
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When we went it was rainy day so we started in the museum. Downstairs tells you about the graveyard and grave robbers. Theres a section about Daniel O'connell telling the history... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

If you're into your Irish history this place is just great & I'd highly recommend it. Full of legends & also a nice wander through this pretty massive graveyard. All Irishman should take a trip to Mick Collins final resting place at least once in their life.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

When we went it was rainy day so we started in the museum. Downstairs tells you about the graveyard and grave robbers. Theres a section about Daniel O'connell telling the history of his life and what he did for Ireland. The graveyard itself is massive it's spread over a few acres of land. You can go see the tomb of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Went there during heritage week for a tour and it was incredibly interesting! Our tour guide Bridget walk us around the cemetery for almost 2 hours, she was super knowledgeable and we enjoyed the tour even under moments of heavy rain. Highly recommended!

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County Sligo, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This is a mainly free attraction, you can pay to access the museum. The place has a really nice relaxed feel to it, you can go at your own pace or join a guided tour. The famous people are quite easy to find using the directory. The café bar was busy but well stocked and very reasonably priced. its also... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

very interesting museum and cometary with lots of recent Irish history for visitors to consume. Has a facility to e-tag your family name and locate final resting places.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

daily re-enactment of graveside oration.and computer access to records brilliant if tracing your Irish roots.

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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Fantastic day very interesting really enjoyed the tour the guide was fantastic he made the tour. With all his knowledge and their way he spoke and relayed the information.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Fantastic tour, we spent two and a half hours with our tour guide Bridget who brought us around the famous women buried in Glasnevin. It was so interesting we could not believe we had been there so long, we had Bridget's undivided attention, she was so interesting and enthuastic she gave us an afternoon we would remember forever!! Thank you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Fantastic way to learn history. Went with young children and special needs. Everyone catered for. This is a must see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Fantastic tour of a most historic interesting place, well worth a visit particularly for irish people with the least bit of interest in Ireland.

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