The guardian and storyteller of over 1.5 million people
Since 1828, more than 1.5 million people have been interred in Glasnevin – rich and famous, paupers and politicians, artists, warriors and heroes.
Both the award-winning museum and guided cemetery tours chart the fascinating history of this hallowed place, telling the stories of grave diggers and grave robbers, cholera epidemics, and world wars.
Seasonal walking tours and re-enactments are led by experienced guides and actors in full costume. A visit inside Daniel O’Connell’s Crypt and iconic tower, the tallest in Ireland, is included.
Winner of Tripadvisor’s Travellers Choice award and Certificate of Excellence – Glasnevin Cemetery Museum now ranked in the Number 1 attraction in Dublin.
Big Bus Dublin operates a hop on hop off service to Glasnevin (stop 35) with a special Premium and Exclusive Ticket offer.
Genealogy research area, shop and Caf with pedestrian links into the Botanic Gardens, there is more than one good reason to visit this intriguing place.