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Glasnevin Cemetery Tour in Dublin

Glasnevin Cemetery Tour in Dublin

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Departure Point
Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, Finglas Rd, Glasnevin, Dublin, D11 H2TH, Ireland
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Guided tour of Glasnevin Cemetery - Ireland's National Cemetery
  • Professional, articulate and approachable guides
  • Admission to the museum's immersive exhibits - discover more about the history of Glasnevin Cemetery
  • Re-enactment of Patrick Pearse’s speech at the grave of O’ Donovan Rossa (subject to availability)
  • Select discounts in the museum shop - home to a terrific collection of gift items and mementos
  • Entry/Admission - Glasnevin Cemetery Museum
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Private transportation
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Patrick pearse - influencing the nation! Re-enactments of Patrick Pearse's famous speech take place at the grave of O-Donovan Rossa seasonally at 2:30pm. See website for availability.
  • The O'Connell Tower is now open to the public - you can now climb Ireland's largest round tower and experience heritgage at a height! Please enquire at reception for more information regarding booking and admission rates. (Tower admission can be purchased as an add-on to your tour on site)
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • The museum and cemetery grounds are wheelchair accessible, with the exception of Daniel O'Connell's crypt (10 steps). An audiovisiual film is available in the museum's 'City of the Dead' exhibit which shows the interior of the ornate crypt.
  • Meet the Ancestors! Glasnevin Trust's burial records, 1.5 million of them (and counting), date back to 1828 many of which are available to access anywhere at any time on our online database. Resident Genealogist, Lynn Brady MGSI is on site from 10am - 5pm, Monday - Friday. She has helped people from all corners of the globe to delve deeper into their Irish heritage.
  • The Easter 1916 Rising Tours return to Glasnevin Cemetery! This Easter, Glasnevin will hold guided tours of the graves of combatants and civilians involved in, and affected by the 1916 Rising, telling the story of the dramatic events of over a century ago that shaped Ireland as we know it today. These tours will run at 3:00pm daily from Good Friday, April 10th to Easter Monday, April 13th. Visit our website for more information.
  • If you have developed a taste for researching your family history or have a passion for genealogy, you do not want to miss out on Glasnevin’s next Genealogy Seminar taking place on Saturday, April 18th from 9:30am – 4:30pm. This promises to be an exciting event with a range of presentations from specialists on the day and information hubs dedicated to various records. There will be handouts and research packs full of hints and tips for you take away!
  • Visit our website to learn more about the range of experiences, tours and workshops available.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Visit the museum shop, home to a terrific collection of Irish crafts, jewellery, mementos, historical books, and other interesteing gift items.
  • Stop for a bite to eat at the Tower Café - a popular pit stop for locals and visitors alike!
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Ciarrai2014 wrote a review Jul 2020
County Kildare, Ireland547 contributions141 helpful votes
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Well worth a visit to be overawed by history and some infamous Irish people. If you can’t find what you’re looking for just ask at front hut.
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Elaine B wrote a review Mar 2020
Dublin, Ireland69 contributions20 helpful votes
Myself and my family did this tour for my Dad's birthday. We went for the full experience which included being able to go up The Daniel O'Connell tower. Our tour guide Iriel was excellent, full of knowledge and humour and also a distant relative of Daniel O'Connell himself which
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Nick M wrote a review Mar 2020
Dublin, Ireland38 contributions5 helpful votes
Bought the full experience and it was a bargain for €22. Went for by bday March 11th with my partner. The tour guide Iriel was so engaging, knowledgeable and funny. He is also a distant relative of Daniel O Connnell the great Irish emancipator which I found interesting. I am
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Date of experience: March 2020
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MPMKM wrote a review Mar 2020
Ridgeland, South Carolina438 contributions76 helpful votes
A very interesting cemetery to walk through. Loads of Irish luminaries and historical figures. At the end of the cemetery is a great pub, the Gravedigger, which capped off a great day.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Emilia R wrote a review Mar 2020
Dublin, Ireland3 contributions
What a morning we had! Bridgets passion and knowledge was infectious. The tour was longer than planned as Bridget had so many interesting stories to tell us along the way. Stories of inspirational women in challenging times. It has really inspired me and I would love if this
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Date of experience: March 2020
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A mysterious wandering
A magic place with lots of tombs, you can be there for hours and always find something interesting to see. What I l
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Tower Cafe
My Parents have asked me to write this review on their behalf. "The Tower Cafe has become one of our regular haunt
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Tower Cafe
Make sure to stop here for a bit of lunch. Food and cakes are lovely and the staff are always so friendly and look
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TOWER CAFE
Make sure to visit the Tower Cafe. The food is very good and you will be made very welcome by the lovely friendly
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History in the modern day
Full of history and great detail in knowledge. Easy to get to. Well kept and should be on the to do list
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If your planning to visit a Dublin, Ireland be sure to visit Glasnevin before heading home!
If you are planning a visit to Dublin, Ireland. It is paramount that you visit Glasnevin Cemetery before leaving th
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Worth a wander !
It’s a stunning old cemetery that is wall to wall with famous people. You could easily spend a day here - full of h
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Great Tours
This is a very interesting place to take a tour, definitely not your everyday place to visit but Glasnevin Cemetery
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International Women's day Tour
I visited with my Mum for the International Womens day tour with Bridget. Bridget was absolutely brilliant, very in
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Women's international day
What a wonderful event to celebrate International Women's Day. Despite the wind, rain, cold and hailstones, Bridget
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J1950HSlindah
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Amazing Tour, learned so much
Brigid was our tour guide for the International Women's day tour and what a tour guide she was. It was supposed to
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418jacquelineo
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Excellent historical tour of this famous graveyard
This graveyard houses the tombs of famous literary, politicians and soldiers from Ireland's history. Join a tour, y
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Y7612MEpaulas
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Awesome!
My brother and I decided to do the 'Dead Interesting' tour at the weekend. We assumed (wrongly) that it would be ab
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472Patricia
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Excellent visit to the dead!
We did the Dead Interesting tour on a cold and windy Sunday afternoon which could have encouraged us to parachute o
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kimmi92
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Great guided tour
We visited as part of a work day out and we all loved it. Irial was our guide he gave us some great information. Wa
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  • Glasnevin Cemetery Museum
  • Duration: 1h 30m
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