Glasnevin Cemetery Museum

Glasnevin Cemetery

TOUR OVERVIEW

Glasnevin Cemetery is an award-winning museum & cemetery, with its entertaining guided cemetery tours, charts the fascinating history of a cemetery once famous for its grave robbers. Hear the stories from the perspective of the cemetery’s gravediggers with tales of horrific cholera epidemics and world wars.

Look out for seasonal walking tours and re-enactments, all led by experienced guides and actors in full costume. A visit to “The Liberator”, aka Daniel O’Connell’s Crypt, housed in the iconic tower (the tallest in Ireland) is included. Be sure to also check out the genealogy research area and gift shop, Winner of Trip Advisor’s Travellers’ Choice Award.

PRICE

Adult From: €13.50
Child From: €10,50
Family From: €36.00

ATTRACTION DETAILS

Location: Glasnevin Cemetery, Finglas road, Glasnevin, Dublin 11

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TOUR OVERVIEW

Glasnevin Cemetery is an award-winning museum & cemetery, with its entertaining guided cemetery tours, charts the fascinating history of a cemetery once famous for its grave robbers. Hear the stories from the perspective of the cemetery’s gravediggers with tales of horrific cholera epidemics and world wars.

Look out for seasonal walking tours and re-enactments, all led by experienced guides and actors in full costume. A visit to “The Liberator”, aka Daniel O’Connell’s Crypt, housed in the iconic tower (the tallest in Ireland) is included. Be sure to also check out the genealogy research area and gift shop, Winner of Trip Advisor’s Travellers’ Choice Award.

PRICE

Adult From: €13.50
Child From: €10,50
Family From: €36.00

ATTRACTION DETAILS

Location: Glasnevin Cemetery, Finglas road, Glasnevin, Dublin 11

Top Tip! For those with a little more time, follow the pedestrian links into the stunning Botanic Gardens – an absolute must visit during the summer!

Glasnevin Cemetery Museum now ranks among Dublin’s top attractions.

 

TOUR DETAILS

Glasnevin Cemetery was established by legendary Irish statesman Daniel O’Connell in 1832.  Key figures from Irish history and culture have been laid to rest within these grounds such as: Michael Collins, Charles Stewart Parnell, Éamon de Valera, Countess Markievicz, Maud Gonne, Luke Kelly and Brendan Behan to name but a few.  The site spans 124 acres, boasting a vast array of ornate sculptures, Celtic crosses and stunning flowers & trees.

A guided tour is the recommended way to get an insight into all of the above.  Our guides are dedicated and knowledgeable. Their impeccable storytelling ability will ensure that you have a top class experience here even if you have little or no knowledge of Irish history.

Our General History runs every day with additional times in summer (June – September).  There is a re-enactment at 2:30pm daily of a speech made at the Glasnevin Cemetery in August 1915.  This speech which was delivered by Pádraig Pearse is regarded as one of the most significant in Irish history.

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Glasnevin Cemetery