Cemetery Gate Opening Times

Click here to view when the main gates open in each location. We have parking facilities in all cemeteries. Our offices can be contacted should you wish to arrange for any assistance you might require.

Help & Questions

  • Request to Hold Commemorations in Glasnevin Cemetery Form - Mandatory Requirement

    This form must be commpleted and submitted to Glasnevin Trust if you wish to hold a commemoration here.

  • What time are the Public Walking Tours of the cemetery?

    There are two General History Tours of the cemetery, at 11.30am and at 2.30pm, seven days a week.

    The Dead Interesting Tour runs at 1:00pm on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays.

    Additional Tour times are also offered seasonally.  See below for booking.

  • Do I need to book for the Public Walking Tours?

    Our public tours are very popular so we recommend buying your Museum & Tour Tickets in advance and you will also receive a discount if purchased online.



  • Is there a tour of the museum?

    The museum is self-guided and you are free to explore it at your leisure once you have purchased your ticket at the main reception of the museum.

  • How much time do I need for the Public Walking Tours Tours?

    On average the public walking tours take about 1.5 hours. Don't forget to also have some time before or after the tour to experience the interactive exhibits in our museum

  • How many people do you need for a group booking?

    We can arrange a private tour of the cemetery with one of our tour guides for a group of more than 10 people. Contact [email protected] for further information.

  • Is there coach parking available?

    There is coach parking available within the grounds of the cemetery for the use of private groups. It is important to let us know, when making your booking, that you will be travelling by coach and require parking, as spaces are limited and will be reserved for you.

  • How do you access the cemetery via public transport?

    If coming from the city centre, either the 40 or 140 busses can be taken from O’Connell Street, and stop just outside the main entrance to the cemetery and museum on the Finglas Road.

  • Are we open at weekends and Bank Holidays?

    The museum is open seven days a week, throughout the year, apart from Christmas Day and Stephens Day.

    The opening hours for the weekend and Bank Holidays are from 10am until 5pm.

    During the week, the museum is open from 10am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.
    It is advised to check the website if you are unsure, as notice of any closures will be posted here.

  • Is there somewhere to purchase souvenirs of your visit?

    There is a gift shop located just inside the main door of the museum where you can purchase Glasnevin Cemetery and Trust gifts, as well as other gift items and publications.

  • Where are the toilets in the cemetery?

    The museum and cemetery toilets are located on the exterior of the museum building, beyond the cafe doors.

  • Do we have a wheelchair hire service?

    There are no wheelchairs available to hire in the museum for use on the tour, however the building is fully wheelchair accessible and all elements of the tour (apart from Daniel O’Connell’s crypt which is accessed via steps) are also fully accessible.

  • Are maps of the cemetery available?

    There are a variety of maps available from the museum reception. If you are looking for a family grave, provided you have a name and year of passing, we can find the location for you, mark it on a visitor map and give you directions to the grave. Alternatively, we have themed maps of the cemetery available for €3.50, which include a map of some of the most famous historical graves, a Joycean Map, a Military Map, and a Labour Map.

  • Is there a café within the museum?

    The Tower Café is located at the rear of the museum building.

  • Need to contact us?

    You can fill in the "Contact Us" form and we'll contact you back as soon as possible

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