Glasnevin Museum is a wonderful introduction to the wealth of national history within the walls of Glasnevin Cemetery. This interactive visitor attraction offers a fascinating view of Ireland's Necropolis and the many renowned figures that shaped the country we live in today. A trip to Glasnevin includes a guided tour of the cemetery and a visit to the museum and is a unique opportunity to gain an understanding of Ireland's complex history.
Glasnevin Museum is a must-see for for anyone interested in Irish history and geneaology. The exhibitions cover two floors, show the social, historical, political and artisic development of modern Ireland through the lives of the generations buried in Ireland's necropolis. The tour also includes a visit to the crypt of Irish political leader Daniel O'Connell. Glasnevin Cemetery is the largest cemetery in Ireland and was first opened in 1832. Glasnevin Museum and Tours bring history to life for children and adults of all ages. School groups to Glasnevin can make use of our Education Packs for Primary Schools, Junior and Leaving Certificate.
|Address:||Glasnevin Museum, Glasnevin Cemetery, Finglas Road, Dublin 11|
|Location:||Glasnevin Dublin 11|
|Open Times:||Monday-Friday: 10-5|
Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holidays: 11-6
|Tours:||A range of 1 hour Tours can be provided in English, Irish or French|
|Average Visit Length:||2-3 hours|
Adult: €10, Family (2A + 4C): €25|
Child: €9, Senior/Student: €9
Group Rates: 20% off listed price
|Audio Visual:||A short film on the Cemetery and its place in Irish history. Duration: 8 minutes, Seating: 25|
|Exhibition:||City of the Dead; Milestone Gallery; Prospect Gallery|
|Restaurant:||Tower Café: 70 seats, open from 10-6 daily.|
|Information Guide:||Yes. Languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian|
|Group Booking Necessary:||Yes|
Conference and Incentive
Glasnevin Museum offers a unique exerience for the Conference and Incentive market. Situated close to the airport with easy access to the city centre Glasnevin Museum can offer bespoke tours in many areas including: Women in History, Ghost Stories, Literary and Genealogy lectures and full access to the Museum. Our full license enables us to offer any number of themed dinners - our catering partner "With Taste" have the best reputation for national and international events. Glasnevin Museum can provide a truly memorable experience to conference delegates.
Glasnevin Museum and Tours bring history to life for children and adults of ages. School groups to Glasnevin can make use of our Education Packs for Primary, Junior and Leaving Cert. A visit to the Glasnevin Museum starts in the City of the Dead which is an immersive exhibition in the basement. It covers the burial practices and religious beliefs, as well as the meticulous record-keeping of the 1.5 million people buried in Glasnevin. The Glasnevin archives provide and invaluable medical, economic. social and historical record. The Milestone Gallery is home to a special exhibition on Glasnevin founder Daniel O'Connell. It also highlights the Timeline Exhibition; this ten-metre long interactive table contains details on the lives and connections of hundreds of the most renowned people buried here. The glazed Prospect Gallery offers a breathtaking panorama of teh cemetery, along with information on its marvellous array of panoramic graves. There is also a programme of temporary exhibitions throughout the year.
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