Plan Your Visit

    Please enjoy your visit

    As Glasnevin is a working cemetery and a place of great sensitivity, we do not allow unauthorised tour groups. You can contact '' or ring reception at 01 882 6550 to organise a guided tour of the cemetery.

    Contact Us

    Experience Glasnevin

    Glasnevin Cemetery
    Finglas Road
    Dublin 11, D11 XA32

    T: +353 (0)1 882 6550


    Ways to Explore

    Make a day of it...

    Go Your Own Way

    Glasnevin Cemetery is open to the public throughout the year. Explore the beauty of Ireland's national cemetery, featuring monuments carved by generations of craftsmen - or let one of our expert guides do the talking. We operate tours of Glasnevin daily, find out more.

    Relax & Recharge

    Enjoy our award-winning cafe. Open daily, 10am-5pm.

    Botanic Gardens

    Find the secret gate and explore the beauty of the National Botanic Gardens. The gate goes through the wall on the Prospect Square side of the cemetery - discover more about our partnership with the Gardens.

    City Walking Tour

    Make the most of the 2.5km walk from Dublin city centre with our suggested walking trail, and discover the influence and impact of some of the people buried here along the way.

    Tickets & Booking

    Irish History Tour & Exhibitions Tickets
    Further information on tours and packages is available here.
    Booking is essential. Purchase tickets online.

    Information & Booking

    School Tours, Private Tours, Group Bookings & Events
    T: +353 (0)1 882 6570

    Extra-ordinary Lives Exhibition Tickets
    Further information on tours and packages is available here
    Purchase tickets at Ticket Desk (Visitor Centre)

    Audio Guides and Self-Guided Tour Maps

    Available from Ticket Desk (Visitor Centre)

    Opening Hours

    Opening daily, 9am - 5pm

    Visitors are welcome to enjoy the gardens and wander the cemetery, in line with Covid-19 regulations. Please refer to our Covid-19 policy and the Visiting page of Glasnevin Cemetery, and current Government guidelines. 

    As we're still an active cemetery, all tour groups must organise through our booking department before arriving at the cemetery. Contact '' or 01 882 6550 for more information.

    Open daily, 10am - 5pm

    The Tower Café is located next to the Visitor Centre. It is operated by The Caterers, who evolve their menus to adjust to new food trends, and pride themselves on using fresh wholesome ingredients. All freshly made cakes, scones, salads and artisan sandwiches are prepared on a daily basis.

    Outdoor seating is available. Indoor dining is available with proof of vaccination. 

    Open Monday to Sunday, 10am - 5pm

    Toilets are located outside the Visitor Centre and are open daily, 10am - 5pm.

    Available Monday to Sunday

    Check our ticket booking section here for further information on our tours, including seasonal availability. 

    Appointments & In-person Service

    Available Wednesday to Friday 10am to 5pm.

    Online services are available also. See Burial Records & Genealogy.

    Open Monday to Sunday, 10am - 5pm

    Location & Access

    Experience Glasnevin is located on the Finglas Road, Dublin 11, approximately 3km from the City Centre, and near to the M50 and M1.

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    Free onsite coach parking is available for group bookings. Prior to arrival, we ask that you inform us if you require coach parking. Please ensure that groups disembark the coach only when it is safely parked within the designated coach/bus area.

    There is also a car park for up to 30 cars. A €2 fee applies, payable on exit.

    Dublin Bus Route: 140 - Departs from O'Connell Street
    Dublin Bus Route: 40 - Departs from O'Connell Street

    The standard opening time of the Visitor Centre and adjoining facilities is 10am (Wed-Sun). Earlier opening may be arranged on request and is subject to availability.

    The Visitor Centre is fully wheelchair accessible and so are all elements of the guided tour, apart from Daniel O’Connell’s crypt which is accessed via steps.

     Yes, there is a pedestrian gateway linking Glasnevin Cemetery to the Botanic Gardens.

     Facilities are available beside the Visitor Centre, where you will also find the Tower Café.