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Tickets for Glasnevin Museum & Cemetery Tour: Priority Entrance

Take a General History or Dead Interesting Tour at this historic graveyard!

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Overview
Opening hours
Museum
Today
10:00 - 18:00
Tomorrow
10:00 - 18:00
Friday
10:00 - 18:00
Saturday
10:00 - 18:00
Sunday
10:00 - 18:00
Monday
10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
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 moving Glasnevin Cemetery. Take a General History tour and travel deep into Dublin's past, 100 years after the Easter Rising. Or visit the graves of Irish heroes and learn the meaning of the cemetery's symbolism and architecture on the Dead Interesting tour.

Choose one of these hot, historical tours, add in a trip to the 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 promises a grand overview of the cemetery's varied sculpture, symbolism and architecture. Learn which sporting heroes rest here, hear about the horticulture and natural life that thrives among the dead, and pass the vault that was pivotal in the Irish War of Independence!

General History Tour

Let your guide regale the tales of colorful souls who shaped Irish history. Ulster Covenant, The First World War, The Easter Rising and The War of Independence will all be unearthed and dissected via enjoyable historical anecdotes. Plus, see the graves of Irish heroes including Eamon DeValera, Michael Collins, Countess Markievicz and more.

Glasnevin Cemetery Museum

Step inside 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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Ticket features
Instant ticket delivery
Smartphone tickets accepted
Priority Entrance
What's included
  • Dead Interesting Tour or General History tour
  • Access to the award-winning Glasnevin Cemetery Museum
  • 10% off at the Tower Café and a €5 Genealogy voucher
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
English speaking
Additional info

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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Regional Manager
Reviews
Jul 17, 2018
Very informative tour. The guide helped to bring to life the men and women he spoke of who are buried in the the graveyard. The museum tour was very interesting and informative as well.
Jul 15, 2018
We did the Dead Interesting tour with Niall. Such a fun & interesting tour. Niall has such an interest in history and stories that it makes it so much more than a normal run of the mill tour. Highly recommend
Jul 12, 2018
Very informative and engaging tour kids and parents both loved it!
Jul 11, 2018
Very interesting and detailed tour
Bridget was a brilliant guide so informative pleasant and helpful
Loved it
It’s a must do!!!!
Jul 10, 2018
Interesting and informative tour. Well worth the cost. Great coffee shop too!
Jul 9, 2018
Excellent guide..superb tour.
Jul 9, 2018
Great tour. Our guide at 1.30 today was excellent. Well up in history. All round very enjoyable.
Jul 8, 2018
Very well organised. Our guide Ciera was good fun and very informative. Really enjoyed the experience.
Jul 8, 2018
The tour was good. The tour guide Bridget was very informative and was good at telling stories. Found the tour was a little too long (90mins), a 60min tour would be more efficient and effective.
Jul 6, 2018
It was an excellent tour. Our guide was friendly and knew so much about world history as well as Glasnevin cemetery

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