Free entry to Glasnevin Cemetery Museum

Glasnevin Cemetery Museum

Dublin Pass Benefits:

Free entry to Glasnevin Cemetery Museum + 20% off tours
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
  • WWI Centenary Exhibition

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

October Tour Schedule

- Monday - Friday
11.30am Glasnevin Historical Tour
2.30pm Glasnevin Historical Tour
*Re-enactment: 2.30pm only

- Saturday & Sunday
10.30am Glasnevin Historical Tour
11.30am Glasnevin Historical Tour
12.30pm 1916 Rising Tour
1.30pm Glasnevin Historical Tour
2.30pm Glasnevin Historical Tour
3.30pm 1916 Rising Tour
*Re-enactment: 2.30pm & 4.00pm

There are 2 tours Monday to Friday at 11.30 and 14.30 and 5 tours at weekends: 10.30, 11.30, 12.30, 13.30, and 14.30. The frequency of tours will increase during peak times so 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

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: 25th - 27th December

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Address:

Finglas Road, Dublin 11

Telephone:

+ 353 1 882 6550