Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, Dublin
(4.7/5 based on 4,400+ reviews on the web)
Glasnevin Cemetery Museum chronicles Ireland's social and political developments of the last two centuries. The museum's exhibits recount the tales of those buried in the country's largest non-denominational graveyard, the resting place of over 1.5 million people. The centerpiece of the museum is an interactive digital timeline narrating the stories of the cemetery's notable residents, which include prominent national figures Daniel O'Connell, Charles Stewart Parnell, Michael Collins, and Eamon de Valera. You can explore your own Irish heritage by using the museum's genealogy research center, and finish your visit by joining a guided tour of the cemetery, nicknamed "Croak Park" by the waggish locals. Add Glasnevin Cemetery Museum and other attractions to your Dublin trip itinerary using our Dublin travel itinerary planner.
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  • A must see in Dublin so much history! Take a guided tour to better enjoy a d understand the different sides and parts of the cemetery. beautiful place 
  • It really is an experience to see this many graves in one area. Beautifully kept. Famous graves. Nice garden area. Very large and a nice museum 
  • Well well well, all I can say is what an awesome place. I could of spending the day there. Spent most of my time in the republican plot and was so happy to visit Michael Collins grave, especially as I...  more »