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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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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Finglas Road, Dublin 11, Ireland
+353 1 882 6550
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited here recently on a tour of Dublin. Did the guided tour which was very informative. Unfortunately it rained but this is Ireland! The guide was excellent - as well as being an expert in her field she was also charismatic and funny - even...More

Thank IrishA
Reviewed yesterday

Had a very enjoyable day here during the summer. Learnt so much Irish history and the staff are make it special.

Thank Sinead S
Reviewed yesterday

An excellent tour, with a very knowledgable guide. Museum was also very good. Very helpful staff too.

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1  Thank yvonnepS2795FV
Reviewed 3 days ago

I’m not into history but this was an amazing experience. Great insight into history of Cemetery and some notable patriots and statesmen and women. Super guide and really nice cafe and museum. Can’t wait to get back for the other tour. Am promoting the tour...More

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1  Thank michaellynch310855
Reviewed 4 days ago

We did the tour of Glasnevin in early October. Our guide was just amazing, such a wealth of knowledge. While both of us are Irish and one a keen history buff, the tour was interesting for the two hours. The only thing that could have...More

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Thank DublinCailin80
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very special . A great sense of going back in time - walking through history. Sombre, funny, anger - all emotions experienced. Grainne was an excellent guide

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Thank Jack T
Reviewed 4 days ago

I loved my visit to Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, they do a wonderful job, we had a great and very interesting tour guide. The Cemetery is full of history and is a really pleasant place to walk around, it is a garden cemetery. The guide took...More

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Thank Mirtha
Reviewed 4 days ago

A large group of families done the tour of Glasnevin Cemetery today and it was absolutely brilliant. Brigit was our tour guide and this woman was incredible. She was so interesting to listen to. It was more than just a job to her. She was...More

Thank mags2324
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very interesting tour, education not only on the cemetery but also on the history of Ireland - enhanced by our great tour guide!

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Thank jamesireland2015
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great Adventure in Time loved the Tour and the guide was excellent with his tales etc . we also got lovely weather on the day which always helps. Will definitely recommend it to my friends and family to go do the Tour and have a...More

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Thank Grace K
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23 August 2017|
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Response from rustyroo2005 | Reviewed this property |
I'd say not. The tour is quite long and probably not very interesting for the average 10 year old. Perhaps the shop staff at Glasnevin could suggest some interesting headstones to visit instead and you could make your own... More
1 February 2017|
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1 February 2017|
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Response from GlasnevinMuseum | Property representative |
Yes, the cemetery is free to walk around. Visitor maps are available via the museum reception should you not wish to take a guided tour.