Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin is the world’s first ever cemetery museum. It was first opened in 1832 and today visitors can explore the history and the lives of more than 1.5 million people that are buried at Glasnevin Cemetery. Glasnevin Cemetery attracts visitors from all around the world today because of its historical tours, educational events and it offers support for genealogists and those researching their family roots. The Clarence Hotel is located just a 12 minute drive or 40 minute walk from the Glasnevin Cemetery.
Tours & Exhibitions at Glasnevin Cemetery
The Glasnevin Cemetery Museum runs famous tours which take place daily. Led by a team of experienced guides, their tours give a valuable insight into this unique Victorian burial place and into the final resting place of the men and women who have helped shape Ireland’s past and present. Book a tour here. Check out the Interactive Museum Exhibition schedule here.
The Glasnevin Cemetery Museum is open from Monday – Sunday, from 10:00 – 17:00 in the winter and 10:00 – 18:00 in the summer.
How to Get to Glasnevin Cemetery from The Clarence
Glasnevin Cemetery can be accessed by car, bus or by foot from The Clarence Hotel in Dublin City Centre.
Getting to Glasnevin Cemetery by car: From the hotel, head west on Wellington Quay toward Parliament Street, turn right on Fr. Matthew Bridge. Continue straight onto Church Street / Church Street Upper. Continue straight onto Finglas Road/R135. The Glasnevin Cemetery will be on the right.
Getting to Glasnevin Cemetery by bus: Leave the hotel’s front entrance, turn right and walk along Wellington Quay. Turn right onto Asdill’s Row then turn left onto Fleet Street. From there, take the number 40 bus from Dublin City South, Westmoreland Street for 12 stops. Alight at Glasnevin, Claremount Court stop. Walk for 1 minute, the destination will be on the left.
The Clarence offers a range of rooms and suites. Each room has complimentary toiletries, a flat screen TV with a selection of local and international channels, complimentary snacks and tea and coffee facilities. Read more about our Rooms & Suites here.
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