Free entry to Glasnevin Cemetery Museum

Glasnevin Cemetery Museum

  • Glasnevin Cemetery & Museum
  • Glasnevin Cemetery & Museum
  • Glasnevin Cemetery & Museum
  • Glasnevin Cemetery & Museum

Dublin Pass Benefits:

Free entry to Glasnevin Cemetery Museum + Free Guided Tour
Normal Price: Adult: €6.00 ; Child: €4.00

Awarded Best Cultural Experience in Ireland at the Irish Tourism Industry Awards, Glasnevin is now one of Ireland’s most popular visitor attractions and is firmly established on the list of best things to do in Dublin. The story of modern Ireland is told through interactive exhibitions, dramatic re-enactments and daily walking tours.

Highlights:

  • Cemetery
  • Florist
  • ‘City of the Dead’, ‘Prospect Gallery’ and ‘Milestone Gallery’ exhibitions
  • Dead Interesting Tour

 

Did you know

- Glasnevin Museum is the world's first cemetery museum.

- Glasnevin Cemetery is officially known as Prospect Cemetery

- The cemetery originally opened in 1832, and prior to this Irish Catholics had no cemeteries in which to bury their dead

Things to see:

- Visit Daniel O’Connell’s Crypt and iconic round Tower

- Glasnevin’s most visited grave – Michael Collins

- The Cross of Sacrifice in memory of those Irish who fought in World Wars 1 & 2.

- Glasnevin Museum’s ‘City of the Dead’ and fascinating ‘timeline’ interactive exhibit

- Witness history with daily dramatic re-enactments

- Take a short stroll to the Botanic Gardens or have a pint in the Gravediggers pub.

- Craft shop -  selling the best of Irish design

- The Tower Cafe

 

Glasnevin Tours

General History Tour:  Daily 11.30 & 14.30 15:30 on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays (7‌th May, 4‌th June and 29‌th October). 

Please note: The 15:30 General History tour will run daily in July and August

Dead Interesting Tour: Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays (7‌th May, 4‌th June and 29‌th October) at 13:00. 

Please note: In July and August it will run daily at 13:00

Re-enactment: Daily 14.30

Daniel O’Connell’sTower: Visitors will have the chance to climb up the 198 steps to the top of the newly refurbished Daniel O’Connell’sTower where they can see breathaking views of Dublin and the surrounding areas. It is the tallest building of it's kind, standing at 168ft/55m. Scheduled to open to the public in mid-April.

Please note: Age restrictions apply

It is always advisable to check our website for updates.

Dublin Pass holders get free entry to the Glasnevin Museum as well as 20% off tours, 10% off in the café, and will receive a complimentary €5 Genealogy voucher as well.

 

How to get there:

    Bus: 40 & 140 from O'Connell Street

see the: full list of attractions included

September - March
Monday 10.00 - 17.00
Tuesday 10.00 - 17.00
Wednesday 10.00 - 17.00
Thursday 10.00 - 17.00
Friday 10.00 - 17.00
Saturday 10.00 - 17.00
Sunday 10.00 - 17.00
March - September
Monday 10.00 - 18.00
Tuesday 10.00 - 18.00
Wednesday 10.00 - 18.00
Thursday 10.00 - 18.00
Friday 10.00 - 18.00
Saturday 10.00 - 18.00
Sunday 10.00 - 18.00

Closed: 1st January, 27th July, 25th & 26th December

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Address:

Finglas Road, Dublin 11

Telephone:

+ 353 1 882 6550