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Glasnevin Dead Interesting Tour


    Tour operator: Glasnevin Cemetery Museum     1h 30m     Travel method: Other / Non-Travel     Region: Dublin

Since 1832, more than 1.6 million people have been interred in Glasnevin. Known locally as the ‘Dead Centre of Dublin’, Glasnevin Cemetery is a Victorian garden cemetery located just 2.5km from the city centre. Glasnevin is Ireland’s Necropolis, a place where people of all religions and none are laid to rest. All Human Life is Here. Engaging cemetery tours are delivered by knowledgeable guides who proudly tell the story of modern Ireland with a careful balance of passion, sensitivity, and fun! Dead Interesting Tour, 1:00pm Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holiday MondaysThis tour takes in an alternative view of the varied heritage that Ireland's largest cemetery holds and the history within its walls. You will learn of its sculpture, symbolism, architecture, art, sporting heroes, natural life and much more. With lesser known stories of extraordinary lives and extraordinary events this is a tour that is for both the well acquainted with the cemetery and those who have never visited before, the secret history of Ireland’s most well-known cemetery. These include:• The man who opened Sydney Harbour Bridge – when he wasn’t meant to!• The woman who died once and was buried twice• The vault that held secrets during the War of Independence• The stones and monuments that make Glasnevin Ireland’s outdoor Art GalleryDiscover Ireland’s history carved in stone!

Location: Glasnevin Cemetery, Finglas Road, Dublin 11.



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What is included

• Guided Tour with a professional guide
• Entry into the Museum and Exhibitions
• €5 worth of credits on arrival to redeem on our Online Genealogy
• €5 off the “Glasnevin: Ireland’s Necropolis ” book in Museum shop
• 10% discount in our Museum café

What do I need to bring

Your booking confirmation, printed or online.





  Attention

Access to the O’Connell Tower is not included (available onsite for an extra fee)
It is advised that you arrive at the museum reception at least 15 minutes before the start of your tour. Please note, all children must be accompanied by an adult.
Please note that Glasnevin Cemetery is a working cemetery. While photography is permitted in the cemetery, visitors are requested to be respectful of their surroundings.


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Duration

90 minutes

What is included

• Guided Tour with a professional guide
• Entry into the Museum and Exhibitions
• €5 worth of credits on arrival to redeem on our Online Genealogy
• €5 off the “Glasnevin: Ireland’s Necropolis ” book in Museum shop
• 10% discount in our Museum café

What do I need to bring

Your booking confirmation, printed or online.

Attention

Access to the O’Connell Tower is not included (available onsite for an extra fee)
It is advised that you arrive at the museum reception at least 15 minutes before the start of your tour. Please note, all children must be accompanied by an adult.
Please note that Glasnevin Cemetery is a working cemetery. While photography is permitted in the cemetery, visitors are requested to be respectful of their surroundings.


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