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Glasnevin Cemetery Museum

Open Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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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...more
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Finglas Road, Dublin 11, Ireland
+353 1 882 6550
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All reviews buried here michael collins guided tour o'donovan rossa re enactment 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

I bring groups to Ireland and always try to include a visit to Glasnevin. We begin with a traditional Irish breakfast in the visitors center followed by a very informative tour with a local guide. Every tour is a bit different as different guides point...More

Thank NolanCB
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A group of 20 friends did the tour with Bridget. She was so knowledgable and made every aspect of the tour entertaining. Without having such a very good guide the whole experience would have been not as memorable. The cemetery is kept in immaculate condition...More

Thank Jo C
Reviewed yesterday

Wonderful headstones, though in places they are very close together. Not only is there a museum where you can look for your geneology, they have a shop where they carve headstones next door which is fun to peruse.

Thank Marguerite a
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited Glasnevin on Sunday 14thOct.we were a group of 23...It was my first time visiting the cemitary and I must say it surpassed my expectations.. The various architectures, grave stones, trees, and lay out were a visual treat but the "easy to listen to" history...More

Thank brunosnr
Reviewed 2 days ago

You can get to the Cemetery on the on off bus tour around the city, so you can visit as long as you want but just ask the bus driver when the last bus comes to that stop to make sure you have a ride...More

Thank therese d
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Glasnevin Cemetery and museum are well worth visiting. It is a great site next to the botanical gardens (also worth visiting).

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We did the combi tour which includes access to the tower. The tour was well organised. There are a number of Ireland's greats buried there. If I had one minor criticism it was that there was not a huge amount of detail provided on some...More

Thank Traveler84223
Reviewed 3 days ago

The whole place was an amazing journey to the Irish history! Our guide, Alan, did a great job, and we had an excellent tour. You feel like being in a outdoor museum more than a cememetary. Highly recommended the 14:30 tour, with the famous speech...More

1  Thank Vaggelis M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a guided tour, it took us into the tower and around some of the more well known people burried there. It's a beautiful place for pictures, all the tombstones are so amazing and complex. I highly suggest you do research of what famous...More

Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took 2 American guests here and booked the combined tour which included the Tower visit. The tour guide was clearly a history expert. This tour comes highly recommended and Irish people will enjoy it mainly because the names will be mostly familiar to them....More

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Glasnevin Cemet... M, Digital Officer at Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi there, thanks for taking the time to leave this review. I'd welcome the opportunity to go through your feedback in more detail if that suits, please email glasnevincemeterymuseum@gmail.com to discuss further.

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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
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
Karen G
April 17, 2018|
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Response from redmonr | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it’s a working graveyard!