General History Tour
PLEASE NOTE THE MUSEUM IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. ALL TOURS AND EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED.
Our captivating signature tour will take you through 200 years of Irish history in under two hours.
Weave through the stunning grounds of Ireland’s largest cemetery while discovering the fascinating stories of iconic figures from history who have been laid to rest here.
Highlights of the General History Tour include:
- The resting places of: Charles Stewart Parnell, Eamon de Valera, Countess Markievicz, Maud Gonne and Michael Collins
- A stop at the ornate crypt of Daniel O’Connell, legendary statesman and founder of Glasnevin Cemetery
- Insight into the intricate monuments and Celtic crosses that populate the grounds
- A look at the Republican Plot, the section of cemetery where many of the nation’s heroes and heroines have been laid to rest
Your tour ticket includes entry into the museum.
We advise that you arrive 15 minutes before your tour starts to check in.
Museum Opening Times:
Closed until further notice.
The Tower Café - 10 am - 4 pm - daily.
How to book:
The best and quickest way to get your place booked in:
When you get to the ticket page, you will see a selection of the different tickets we offer. Simply select the appropriate ticket from this selection and complete the booking process.
We offer special concession rates for service users. Accompanying carers receive complimentary admission. Please contact 01 882 6550 for further details.
For booking enquiries (groups of 11 or more):
Discuss your group booking with our Bookings Coordinator:
+353 1 882 6570