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Glasnevin Cemetery Museum

Finglas Road, Dublin 11, Ireland
+353 1 882 6550
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Type: Cemeteries, Museums
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

This museum is really informative and interesting. Would really recommend. I didn't really know what to expect but both me and my friend really enjoyed the museum and would totally recommend the tour too.

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Dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Brought my 9 year old niece and we both got a lot out of the day, fantastic insight to irish history and dispute living in dublin all my life and I thought I knew a lot but it was just so interesting and anyone visiting from overseas, please make some time, it's worth it.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

A guided tour of this huge cemetery with Paddy was most informative as well as entertaining. His commentary provided a great insight into the history of Ireland in the last couple of hundred years. We could have listened and learnt for hours.

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Dublin, Ireland
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

I took the Glasnevin Cemetery tour with my husband. A fabulous way to spend a couple of hours. The tour was so interesting and informative. A great way to learn about the famous figures in Irish History. I think I learned more on this tour than I ever did in school! Our tour guide, Annie, was excellent. I would highly... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Glasnevin Cemetery really is a remarkable place to visit. Whether you are an Irish national or a tourist from overseas, there is something about the place that appeals to everyone. The grounds made for a beautiful walk and the tour was so enlightening, the tour guide was both informative and engaging and she really brought the place's history to life.... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

I went with my scout group, and we got a great tour, as well as an interesting museum, with some interactive elements too! Well worth a visit! Especially if you're nearby!

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Pinellas Park, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Very beautiful cemetary. Tour guide told lots of history & pointed out graves of the famous. We had breakfast in the cafe. It is a lovely place to walk.

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

For any one with Irish history the Grave of Michel Collins is a powerful spot and very emotional well worth a visit

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

After a trip to the Botanic Gardens , we stopped off at the Tower cafe for some lunch.As it was quite warm and the cafe has vast glass windows making it very warm inside , we sat outside overlooking the graveyard - you wouldnt expect this to be pleasent experience but after all the work that has been done on... More

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Cluain Dolcáin, Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Brilliant guide and a site full of history and stories. One single would give one only an overview unless one wishes to find out more in a library.

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