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Tickets for Glasnevin Museum & Cemetery Tour: Priority Entrance

Explore Irish history in an atmospheric cemetery

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Overview
Opening hours
Daily: 10:00 - 18:00
Duration
Tour: 90 minutes
Highlights
  • Gain a unique insight into Dublin's atmospheric Victorian burial place and visit the award-winning Glasnevin Cemetery Museum
  • Step into Daniel O'Connell's Celtic Romantic designed Crypt, and see the tallest tower in Ireland.
  • Catch the famous speech given by Patrick Pearse at Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa's grave on 1 August 1915. It's re-enacted every day at 14:30 by an actor dressed as Pearse
Description

Over 1.5 million people are at rest in the powerfully moving Glasnevin Cemetery. With two tour options to choose from, you'll travel deep into Dublin's history. 2016 is the 100 year anniversary of the Easter Rising, so there's no better time to learn about the 6-day battle that changed the course of Irish history, or to visit the people who fought for Ireland's independence. Factor in an award-winning museum, and it becomes clear why this is such a popular attraction.

This popular attraction offers a window into Irish history, and the tour is filled with wry stories that bring the history to life. Add in a trip to the fantastic museum and it's clear that to leave Dublin without visiting Glasnevin would be a grave mistake. (Sorry).

Dead Interesting Tour

This brand new tour of Glasnevin Cemetery is a great overview and will educate those looking for the facts behind the cemetery's varied sculpture, symbolism and architecture. You'll also learn which sporting heroes rest here, hear about the horticulture and natural life that thrives among the dead, and even pass the vault that was so pivotal in the Irish War of Independence. Why? You'll just have to wait and find out.

General History Tour

Your guide will bring the cemetery to life for you as he (or she) regales stories of the colorful souls who shaped Irish history. Ulster Covenant, The First World War, The Easter Rising and The War of Independence are all unearthed and dissected via enjoyable historical anecdotes, and visits to graves including those of Eamon DeValera, Michael Collins, Countess Markievicz and many more Irish heroes.

Glasnevin Cemetery Museum

Tour include access to this award-winning museum; the world's first cemetery museum, no less. Exhibitions cover the cemetery history, funeral monuments and there's even an impressive touchscreen table containing 200 life stories of important Irish figures, spanning almost 200 years.

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Smartphone tickets accepted
Priority Entrance
What's included
  • Easter Rising tour or General History tour
  • Access to the award-winning Glasnevin Cemetery Museum
  • 10% off at the Tower Café
Instructions

Show your smartphone ticket at the cash desk. The entrance to the museum is on the right, tours will also leave from there.

Cancellation

Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

Venue
Address
Glasnevin Cemetery
Finglas Rd, Dublin
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Yes, but not Daniel O'Connells crypt
Live guide
Daily tours in English at 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 13:00, 13:30, 14:30 & 15:30
Additional info

Daily tour times

General History Tour

  • 1 Sep - 1 Oct: Mon - Fri 11:30 and 14:30, Sat - Sun 11:30, 12:30, 13:30, 14:30 and 15:30
  • 2 Oct - 1 March 2018: Mon - Fri 11:30 and 14:30

Dead Interesting Tour

  • Daily at 13:00

Re-enactment

  • Daily at 14:30

Getting There

  • Bus: Line 140, from O' Connell Street. Line 40, from O' Connell Street
  • By car: Glasnevin Cemetery is on the Finglas Road/N2, close to M1 and M50
Insider tip

Visit the Gravediggers pub around the corner for a drink or a bowl of coddle.

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Reviews
Mary, Ireland
Sep 19, 2017
The guided tour was was excellent and most informative. I learned things about Irish historical figures that I did not know. I would recommend it anyone who visits the Cemetry. The interactive screens in the museum were interesting and complemented what we heard on the tour. All in all it was a great experience.
Margaret, Ireland
Sep 18, 2017
The tour was excellent. The tour leader was very knowledgeable and the tour itself very interesting. A must for anyone interested in Irish history.
Margaret, Ireland
Sep 18, 2017
A 'Must See' for anyone interested in Irish history
Aileen, Ireland
Sep 17, 2017
It is a terrific tour giving a great snapshot of Irish history
Helen, Ireland
Sep 12, 2017
Enjoyed thoroughly. Weather was very changeable but I suppose this is Ireland. !
Would definitely go again as if weather was better would have had a wander round after the tour
Helen, Ireland
Sep 10, 2017
Really interesting historical whistle stop tour of Irish history
Eugene, Ireland
Sep 8, 2017
Great experience , very informative and friendly guides , very historical experience , a must visit, nice restaurant and very good museum
Planning a return visit
Anonymous
Sep 8, 2017
Good historical walk Many interesting facts
James, Ireland
Sep 5, 2017
Very special experience.
Madeleine, Ireland
Sep 5, 2017
Yes I would Tell Others about the Tour

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