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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...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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 today via mobile

Truly spectacular & moving place to visit - great to see the place has been tidied up & proper respect paid to all buried here, not just the famous

Thank MagsM35
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you like history you’ll enjoy this venue. Lots of famous people buried here. Take the tour, as the info you receive ( w/o the tour ) is scant and really could be improved immensely. ( map very inadequate) Staff on the desk were ,...More

Thank seano20
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great day out in Glasnevin cemetery. Take the guided tour it's well worth it. Gives you are great insight into the famous and infamous buried in Dublins biggest cemetery. They have a lovely cafe there too where you can get a nice cuppa on a...More

Thank 348maeved
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must visit in Dublin. The guided tour (we took the one at 2:30pm with the reading/acting of Patrick Pearse’s speech- amazing!) was so sad yet inspiring. This tour is not just for Irish citizens. As tourists we were warmly welcomed into what...More

Thank samlikestravel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide took us through the centuries, how our ancestors and heroes died almost as interesting as how they lived. A few odd characters thrown in for good measure! Perfect Hallowe'en entertainment. Niall our guide is a history teacher, can't recall my history classes being...More

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I brought a group of 14 American tourists here and even though they had only a bare grasp of Irish history and recognised few literary figures, they enjoyed the tour. On the other hand, I was star struck, visiting the resting places of my historical...More

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

Thanks for the review Teresa - glad that you guys had a good time here.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I traveled with my son to Glasnevin Cemetery from Belfast, we did the walking tour with Paddy as our guide. At the start of the tour Paddy asked us all were we for from, there was a good mix with Dubliners’, Australia, Canada, Hong Kong...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of those "who knew" places and experiences. The famous people buried there is quite a list. The lengths that they went to for preventing grave robbing was facinating.

Thank lidac580
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is such a vast place that you could spend a few hours walking around. Many of the most famous of Irish characters are buried here. Too many to write about here. Brendan Behan, the writer, Eamonn De Valera, Irish president, Kevin Barry, executed and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

we had a guided tour, so interesting, it was wonderful. Even in the light rain, our tour guide, Kiera, I think has been there less then a year, but so knowledgable! If I go back to Dublin, I would go here again.

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