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Glasnevin Cemetery Museum

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Please note Christmas Opening Hours Dec 24th - 10am - 1pm Dec 25th - Closed Dec 26th - Closed Dec 27th - 31st - 10am - 5pm Jan 1st - Closed Glasnevin Cemetery and Museum are both the guardians and storytellers for over 1.5 million people. From the...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Finglas Road, Dublin 11, Ireland
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+353 1 882 6550
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All reviews buried here michael collins guided tour re enactment o'donovan rossa resting place gravediggers pub botanical gardens historical figures o connell interested in irish history excellent tour easter rising two hours well worth the visit city centre visiting dublin
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very well organised tour of Glasnevin Cemetery lasting over 2 hours. The tour guide Brigid was very knowledgable & engaging. The highlight at the end was Michael Collins grave. The cafe is lovely for tea or coffee. Easy parking across the road €2.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Owensfamily95
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited the graveyard to pay my respects at the grave of a former teacher of mine so didn't visit the museum itself. However, the staff there were of great help, and gave me directions of where she was buried...got lost but found it lol. Lovely...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank anniedwyer84
Reviewed 4 days ago

Hands down the best tour we had in Dublin. The guide was amazing and if you're of Irish descent, you can research your family history at the Museum. We were traveling with our young son Connor, who was just shy of two, and our amazing...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NittanyBrittany1
Reviewed 4 days ago

This tour is a great way to learn the history of Ireland in a fun and quick way. The tour was about an hour (or a little more?). Our guide, who I believe was a local history teacher, made the stories of Irish independence exciting...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lisafromny
Reviewed 6 days ago

Glasnevin Cemetery is definitely in the top three things to do in Dublin, whether you're visiting from abroad or a local. A group of seven of us did the 2.30pm with Niall, who was very knowledgable and kept the tour light with a mixture of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AndreaLHenry
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really interesting and informative tour with enjoyable guides who obviously have a passion and interest in the people who call Glasnevin home and last resting place for their weary bones. Whether you have short time or long time if you have not visited before a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sanu67
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent quite a long time wandering around this historical cemetery. You can pay for a tour and I'm sure it's probably very worthwhile but due to the timing etc, we opted to just take a map and follow the paths ourselves and this was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Maria G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent a lovely time with the family, completely amazed at the knowledge and enthusiasm of our tour guide Katie! Thank you so much

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank davetheamaze
Reviewed 1 week ago

Paddy's tour breathed new life into the interesting lives found in this cemetery. His knowledge, enthusiasm and his inclusivity made all the difference -- he was also able to make us Canadians feel welcome. Would recommend to anyone looking for local history in Dublin!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Amy K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Inspiring afternoon tour today with the best tourguide in ireland Bridgit. Our ladies gaelic football team decided on the nollag na mban tour today. The Ladies Tour. Looking for team motivation and history lesson in one, this is it!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Neil B
January 1, 2019|
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Response from seano20 | Reviewed this property |
Well it depends when you’re going but, yes, you can join a tour when you arrive. I would advise though pre-booking.
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pataoreilly
October 6, 2018|
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Response from Glasnevin Cemet... M | Property representative |
Hi Pat, you will need to give the cemeteries office a call about that. Here is the number +353 (0)1 882 6500
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72trip
July 6, 2018|
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Response from Marianne S | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is. Many lanes are paved and others are gravel. The cafe, shopping and toilets are all on one level
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