Hotels near Glasnevin Cemetery


Glasnevin Cemetery is the world’s first cemetery museum and home to over 1.6 million deceased. The museum brings the history of the cemetery to life by combining story and myth to explain the illustrious backstories of its inhabitants. From ordinary to the extraordinary, you’re sure to see some familiar names along the way.

Complete a genealogy search and try to trace your family roots back as far as the 1800s. There are resident genealogists on-site to support you with your search and provide the tools and resources you will need.

The O’Connell Tower is located above Daniel O’Connell’s grave and is climbable via its 186 steps. The view from the top of the tower offers a scenic panorama of the cemetery, the city and even as far as the Dublin Mountains.

Tours & Exhibitions

Glasnevin Cemetery run tours daily led by a team of experienced guides who will give you a unique insight into this Victorian burial place and the final resting place of many men and women who helped shaped our country.

Accommodation in North Dublin

Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport is the perfect place to explore Glasnevin Cemetery, just an 18-minute drive from the hotel.

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