Welcome to Glasnevin Cemetery Museum

We have a range of tours, talks, and events happening between now and Easter.  If you're into ancestry, archives or ag caint as Gaeilge, we have something for you.  Keep reading to find out more.

The Spring Lecture Series

This series is produced in conjunction with the School of History and Humanities, Trinity College Dublin. 

Thursday, February 27th at 7:00pm

Title:  Death, burial and sites of memory in 19th-20th century Ireland

Speaker: Dr Georgina Laragy, Glasnevin/TCD

Thursday, March 5th at 7:00pm

Title:  Remembering the Forgotten - The Story of Bloody Sunday in Croke Park?

Speaker: Michael Foley, author of The Bloodied Field and Sunday Times Journalist

Thursday, March 12th at 7:00pm

Title: Place versus Memory: The Archaeology of Cork's Landscapes of Revolution

Speaker: Damian Shiels, University of Northumbria

Tickets are €6.00 for each individual talk.  Book your place here.

Engineers' Week

Saturday, February 29th and March 1st at 11:30am and 2:30pm

To celebrate Engineers' Week (February 29th - March 6th), Glasnevin Cemetery Museum will pay tribute to iconic engineering figures who played important roles in developing Ireland that we live in today.  We will focus on these figures on our classic General History tours:

  • William Dargan
  • Sir. John Gray
  • Rory O'Connor
  • Seán MacEntee

Further details are available here

International Women's Day

Sunday, March 8th at 11:00 am and 2:00pm

To mark International Women's Day, we are hosting special tours that will focus on the women buried here who have played pivotal roles in shaping Irish history. 

These tours tend to sell out quickly so if you want to get your fill of herstory, book your place here.

Seachtian na Gaeilge

Sunday, March 15th at 1.30pm

Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, in celebration of Irish language week will offer tours of the cemetery in Irish. This is a free event however, registration is essential.  Anyone taking part on this tour will also receive complimentary admission to the O'Connell Tower.

Genealogy Seminar

Saturday, April 18th, 9:30am

If you are interested in family history, you won't want to miss the next Glasnevin Genealogy Seminar which will take place on Saturday, April 18th. Previous seminars have proved very popular, selling out well in advance. On the day, there will be specialist hubs dedicated to many different types of records and you will have the chance to discuss your own work with fellow family history enthusiasts. Hit the button below for further details.

Book Seminar

Easter Rising Tours

Our popular Easter Rising tours will take place across the Easter bank holiday weekend.  Details will be announced very soon.  Keep an eye on our social media channels, this site or sign up to our monthly newsletter here.

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: 

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.

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


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