Glasnevin Museum features a fully interactive exhibition highlighting the history of the Victorian Garden Cemetary and the lives of those buried there. This is a must see attraction for those interested in Irish History, heritage and genealogy. Also located within Glasnevin Museum are, The Tower Café, Glasnevin Trust shop and Genealogy research services, in addition to Glasnevin trust Florist & monument works.
Museum Opening Times:
Mon - Fri: 10.00am-5.00pm
Sat/Sun/Bank Holidays: 11.00am-6.00pm
Admission to Exhibition from 6.00 (Adult), Family Tickets available.
Glasnevin Cemetery Irelands Necropolis is a must see for those with an interest in Irish History & Heritage, Glasnevin Cemetery walking tour visits the final resting place of Daniel O'Connell, Ireland's 'Liberator' from the penal laws; Michael Collins, Freedom Fighter and Minister for Finance in the first Dail; Eamon DeValera, 1916 veteran, 7 times Taoiseach, twice President; CharlesStewart Parnell, 'the uncrowned king of Ireland' agitator for Home Rule and leader of the Irish Parliamentary Party in the 1880's; Maud Gonne Mac Bride; revolutionary, muse to W.B. Yeats and mother of Sean McBride; countess Marcievicz, 1916 veteran, lifelong republican; Brendan Behan, writer, republican, Dublin wit; and many of the other men and women who have shaped Ireland's history.
Glasnevin Trust are now running daily walking tours of Glasnevin Cemetery 2.30pm, giving a valuable insight to this unique burial place and into the final resting-place of the men and women who have helped shape Ireland's past and present.
The tour commences at the entrance of the cemetery. The Tours are given by Shane MacThomais and his team of tour guides. Shane is Glasnevin Trusts Historian, Education & Development Manager and has been the official tour guide to Glasnevin Cemetery for over ten years.
If you are interested in taking the Tour of Glasnevin Cemetery Irelands Necropolis can turn up on the day, groups of over 10 are advised to book in advance, private / specialised / educational Tours are welcomed, please contact Glasnevin Trust on on 01 8826500 or Tours@glasnevintrust.ie
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From O'Connell Street bus n. 13a, 19, 19a
From Parnell Street bus n. 40, 40a, 40b, 40c
The Glasnevin Museum and the GAA Museum at Croke Park Stadium have teamed up to provide a special Shuttle Bus running from April until August to bring visitors from the city centre to the two Northside venues. Leaving from Trinity College, this service will operate 7 days per week to Glasnevin Museum at a cost of 3 return.