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Glasnevin Cemetery Museum

Finglas Road, Dublin 11, Ireland
+353 1 882 6550
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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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  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
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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Reviewed today via mobile

Highly recommend this tour which took over 2 hours but didn’t feel like it at all as the tour was fast moving & the stories from our guide were riveting. As such, excellent value for the price, compared to what we’ve paid for tours all...More

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Reviewed today

On a Trafalgar trip to Ireland our tour had an excursion to the Glasnevin Cemetary. I think it may have been after hours. The tour guide was a young lad. He did an excellent job providing some history of the cemetary and showing us around...More

Thank Carol F
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I traveled from Cork to meet my Aunt to do this tour. The tour was very informative and Bridget Sheerin our guide was a font of knowledge, we couldn't believe that we were walking around for nearly two hours. At each graveside,she gave a brief...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Travelled from Belfast to Dublin for this tour. Really impressed with the new visitor centre and the friendliness of the staff. Our guide Bridget was brilliant, very informative, personal touch, along with a good sense of humor made for an enjoyable tour. Could not believe...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Believe there are various themed tours. We went on one particular one and will be back for the other ones.

Thank Margaret M
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Glasnevin Cemet... M, Sales and Marketing Coordinator at Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Margaret, We're delighted you enjoyed your tour and that you plan on returning - we're looking forward to seeing you again and appreciate you taking the time to write such lovely feedback. Have a great day!

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stopped here on way home to Cork as my 15 year old is huge fan of irish history. Glasnevin is huge! Wow! We didnt do the tour as we also had a 6 year old and he was tired but we did walk along...More

Thank STEPH23059
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Took a tour at 1430hrs commencing at O’Donovan Rossa’s grave. An actor, playing Pearce, recited the very famous graveside panegyric. This was on my curriculum at school, his passion in the recitation and his oration took me back in time. Our guide Warren was very...More

Thank K H
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great information about each person whose grave we visited. My Irish history has greatly improved. Side banter was darkly funny. Enjoyable time and the guide even went above and beyond, and took the time after to show me where de Groots grave was ( Sydney...More

Thank Wet-paddler
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

John Scanlon was our time exceptional guide and we loved every minute. He was smart and well educated about his history and provided us with a wealth of interesting information. Do not miss this tour. Learning about the many lives of the people buried there...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

My mom loves history and genealogy so I booked this tour on our Dublin trip, not expecting to enjoy it that much myself. And I was totally wrong! Warren our tour guide was fabulous (and super cute). The stories were engaging and I learned so...More

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6 July 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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Karen G
17 April 2018|
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Response from redmonr | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it’s a working graveyard!
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Geraldine M
31 March 2018|
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Response from Glasnevin Cemet... M | Property representative |
Hi Geraldine, Our policy is that dogs are allowed as long as they are kept on leads. Thanks.
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