12:00pm on Saturday, August 24th
You may well know that many of the figures who shaped the course of Irish history are buried here but these grounds themselves have a rich history which dates back to 1832 when the site first opened.
You will also learn about the day-to-day business and pastimes of the people who lived in Dublin when the cemetery first opened.
Highlights that will feature on the Heritage Week are as follows:
- Insights into Victorian Garden Cemeteries in Europe and in Ireland
- The history of 'Prospect' the oldest part of Glasnevin Cemetery
- Tree-lined avenues and detailed monuments
- Facts about the lives of men, women and children living in Dublin in the Victorian era
- The natural heritage and environment in Ireland's largest garden cemetery
Admission is free however registration is essential.
Museum Opening Times:
Daily 10:00am - 6:00pm
*Extended hours and additional tours will run from June 29th onwards*
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.
For booking enquiries (groups of 11 or more):
Discuss your group booking with our Bookings Coordinator:
+353 1 882 6570