Welcome to Glasnevin Cemetery Museum

Dead Interesting Tour

Dead Interesting Tour

 

Our new tour takes in an alternative view of the varied heritage that Ireland's largest cemetery holds and the history within its walls.

You will learn of its sculpture, symbolism, architecture, art, sporting heroes, natural life and much more. With lesser known stories of extraordinary lives and extraordinary events this is a tour that is for both the well acquainted with the cemetery and those who have never visited before, the secret history of Ireland’s most well known cemetery.

  • The man who opened Sydney Harbour Bridge – when he wasn’t meant to
  • The woman who died once and was buried twice
  • The vault that held secrets during the War of Independence
  • The stones and monuments that make Glasnevin Ireland’s outdoor Art Gallery

Your ticket also includes many other benefits:

  • Entry into the museum and exhibitions
  • €5 worth of credits on arrival to redeem on our Online Genealogy
  • €5 off the “Glasnevin: Ireland’s Necropolis ” book in museum shop
  • 10% discount in our museum cafe

We advise that you arrive at the museum reception at least 15 minutes before the start of your Tour. Please note, tour duration is at least 90 minutes. For group bookings (more than 11 in your group), contact us instead to avail of reduced group rates.

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Museum Opening Times:

Monday to Friday: 10:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday: 10:00am - 6:00pm

Dates over Christmas to note:

December 24th - Open 10:00am - 1:00pm

December 25th and 26th - Closed

January 1st, 2019 - Closed

How to book:

Online
The best and quickest way to get your place booked in: 

Click here

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.

Email
For booking enquiries (groups of 11 or more):
booking@glasnevintrust.ie

Phone
Discuss your group booking with our Bookings Coordinator:
+353 1 882 6570

 

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