Welcome to Glasnevin Cemetery Museum

Primary Schools

Glasnevin Cemetery Museum offers exciting and engaging education programmes that link closely with the primary history curriculum and can be adapted to suit your students' needs. If you would like to enquire about a school visit, please call 01 882 6570 or email booking@glasnevintrust.ie.

Our aim is to capture the imagination and send your class away inspired!

What is on offer to your students?

 

Primary_School_1Guided History Tour - Our renowned history tour gives students the opportunity to explore the diversity of Irish life since 1800, through the stories of the famous (and not so famous!) people who are buried here. See Ireland's History Carved in Stone!

Students gain a deeper understanding of  the men and women who shaped modern Ireland and learn about events and personalities from The Decade of Centenaries.

Local History is presented by our expert guides in a unique and memorable manner.

Explore history through our interactive exhibits.

Tours are tailored to the needs of your class and cross curricular options are available.

Tours are available in Irish.

Learning packs are sent in advance of your visit.

All students receive a genealogy voucher to help them to develop the skills of a historian.

All for €7.00 per student.

WW1 Tour with Handling Session Primary_School_2

Years on examine the experiences of soldiers in WW1 and the return of the troops.

Glasnevin Cemetery Museum offers a First World War Tour with a unique handling session for primary school students.

Students delve deeper into the First World War and the experience of Irish soldiers fighting at the front.

Students learn to act like a historian. They have a unique opportunity to hold and ask questions about original artefacts from the period 1914-1918.

All students receive a genealogy voucher to help them to develop the skills of a historian

WWI tour and pack €7.00 per student.

WWI tour, pack and handling session €8.50 per student.

 

Joint Promotions for Primary School Tours

Glasnevin Cemetery Musuem and Aviva Stadium Aviva Tour

Explore Ireland's History Carved in Stone and Experience 147 years of Sporting Heritage

Glasnevin Cemetery Museum and Aviva Stadium have joined forces to offer a varied, interesting and unique day out for your students.

Glasnevin is Ireland's largest cemetery and students will discover the diversity of Irish life through the stories of the famous (and not so famous!) people buried here. Go backstage on our Stadium Tour where an experienced guide will show you around the iconic sporting ground that is the home of our national rugby and football teams.  This trip is usually reserved for players only!

To book for both sites and to receive a class discount - contact us today on (0)1 882 6570 or email booking@glasnevintrust.ie

Glasnevin Cemetery Museum and GPO Witness History Primary_School_4

Looking to delve deeper into Ireland's history?

Take your students on a trip through major events in Irish history and visit two iconic sites.

The GPO Witness History Museum is a highly interactive and immersive museum and links closely to the primary curriculum. Explore the events of Easter week through personal stories, eyewitness accounts and historical artefacts.

Glasnevin Cemetery Museum is the largest cemetery in Ireland and the final resting place of many of the men and women who have shaped Irish history over the last two centuries. Our tour links with many of the narratives that students will explore in GPO Witness History and a visit to the two sites is an experience that your students won't forget!

  • Exclusive learning pack linking both sites will be available for students
  • Book for both sites and receive a class discount
  • Call bookings (0)1 882 6570 or email booking@glasnevintrust.ie

      Glasnevin Cemetery Museum and Croke Park School Tours - Explore Ireland's History Carved in Stone and experience the School Tour that's Always a WinnerSep 2019 Croke Park Image

Bring your class on a visit to Croke Park stadium and Glasnevin Cemetery Museum - Two sites connected in remembering the past and working to educate the future.  Croke Park, the home of Gaelic games, is the ultimate school tour destination bringing together our national sports, heritage and culture in one inspiring location. Expert and experienced guides bring the stadium, it's stories and the surrounding cityscape to life, offering unique insights on Irish history and the GAA.  Glasnevin Cemetery Museum offers a journey through Ireland's past. During our engaging and educational school tours you will discover many of the men and women who shaped Irish history over the last two centuries.  Opt for a visit to Glasnevin Cemetery Museum and Croke Park - Just a mile apart and located in Dublin's historical north inner city

Book for both sites and receive a class discount. Call bookings 01 882 6570 or email booking@glasnevintrust.ie.

 

Glasnevin Cemetery Museum and EPIC - The Irish Emigration Museum EPIC Glasnevin Special Offer

Planning an educational and fun day out? Discover how the Irish influenced and shaped the world at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum. Over the centuries more than 10 million people left Ireland - at EPIC find out why they left and what they found. Travel through 20 interactive galleries and explore topics like famine, war, inventions, sport and culture.

 

Then bring your class to explore Ireland's History Carved in Stone! Continue on your journey from EPIC and discover the men and women who shaped Irish History over the last 200 years.  Our guide will tailor the tour to suit your needs and our interactive museum will entertain and engage. 

To book the combo tour and receive a reduced price, contact EPIC on groups@epicchq.com or phone (01) 906 0861.

Looking for a different activity to mix with history!?

We also run combination packages with Viking Splash and Awesome Walls - visit http://www.vikingsplash.com/ or https://awesomewalls.ie/

Re-enactments

At Glasnevin Cemetery Museum students can relive the momentous events that helped to shape our nation.

To book, please call 01 882 6570 or email booking@glasnevintrust.ie.

 

 

Museum Opening Times:

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

Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday - 10:00am - 5:00pm

The Tower Café - Daily - 9:30am - 5:00pm

How to book:

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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.

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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