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Glasnevin Cemetery Museum

Finglas Road, Dublin 11, Ireland
+353 1 882 6550
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Dead Interesting Tour at Glasnevin Cemetery Museum
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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Finglas Road, Dublin 11, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I recently visited Glasnevin and we had an amazing tour guide. His knowledge of the history behind each person laid to rest was impressive. His personality and humor kept us engaged. Make sure to visit the Gravediggers pub after a stroll around...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The guides are professional and knowledgeable. The place is spooky but has great facilities and reductions in the cafe and souvenir shop if you take the tour. Open area son wear clothes in case it rains, there is also a gate into the national botanical...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Undertook the walking tour with an excellent guide, the history was fascinating and selected graves were visited which related to famous people who are buried within the walls of the cemetery. There is a good information centre as well as a gift shop and café.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Go to Glasnevin, go on a tour and be astounded by the history and the information you will receive. Very famous people buried here of course and the excellent Guide we had made the place and its 1.5 million inhabitants, come back from the dead....More

Thank Shirley G
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Glasnevin Cemet... M, Sales and Marketing Co-Ordinator at Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Shirley, Thank you for taking the time to write such lovely feedback, we're delighted you enjoyed your visit and hopefully we'll see you again soon. All the best, Áine.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We have always wanted to visit Glasnevin cemetery and were not disapointed. We brought three kids with us aged 10 and 6 so i wasnt sure how they would enjoy it. They are learning about 1916 in school though so they knew alot of the...More

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Glasnevin Cemet... M, Sales and Marketing Co-Ordinator at Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Sarah, Thank you for taking the time to write such lovely feedback. We're delighted that you and your family enjoyed the tour - I'll make sure to pass your comments to the team. Hopefully we'll see you again soon. Have a great day!

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Glasnevin Cemetary Museum is a must visit place for all people of Irish decent,The museum has great facilities including a cafe and shop.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit after a trip to the Botanic Gardens which are connected via a gate at the back of the cemetery. Our 90 minute tour with our tour guide Christopher was fantastic. He was informative and fun. Well worth the money with helpful...More

Thank shirleyk09
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Glasnevin Cemet... M, Sales and Marketing Co-Ordinator at Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Shirley, We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your tour and really appreciate you taking the time to write such great feedback. Hopefully we'll see you again soon.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you like visiting cemeteries you need to visit this one. One of my favorite cemeteries and it is huge. There is also a great restaurant on the premises, the grave digger, wonderful food and drink. Also don’t forget to visit the beautiful botanical gardens...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Period dress reenactment of hades from Ulysses before the tour as part of Bloonsday activities. Paddy Gleeson then took us on a whirlwind tour of this active cemetery. Paddy was a very knowledgeable and likeable guide. Enjoyed not only the information he shared on this...More

Thank AbFabAdventures
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Glasnevin Cemet... M, Sales and Marketing Co-Ordinator at Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write such lovely feedback! We're delighted you enjoyed our Bloomsday celebrations and hopefully we'll see you again soon.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour guide Niall was really enthusiastic and engaging. The children thoroughly enjoyed their 1 hour tour of the cemetery. Our class learned a lot of insightful and interesting facts about Irish historical figures.The tour also included a trip to Daniel O'Connell's cript. 5th class...More

Thank Caoimhín M
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Glasnevin Cemet... M, Digital Officer at Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow, what a helpful review, thanks so much for the feedback! Have a great weekend.

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Karen G
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Response from redmonr | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it’s a working graveyard!
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Geraldine M
1 April 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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Response from 3hands | Reviewed this property |
You don't need to know Irish history... the background story is told for each site pointed out in the Dead Interesting tour
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