Plan a Visit

Opening Hours

Arbour Hill is open all year round.

Monday – Friday: 8am – 4pm
Saturday : 11am – 4pm
Sunday: 9.30am – 4pm

Location

Arbour Hill Cemetery can be accessed from Arbour Hill, a street which runs parallel to Wolfe Tone Quay. See the map for exact location.

Transport

Buses serving the area are numbers 37, 38, and 39. Check the Dublin Bus website for up to date schedules. The Luas tram red line also passes the area; get out at the stop for ‘Museum’.

Drag the yellow figure to the red pin to explore the site at streetview level.


Tours

Tours available on request. Email farmleightours@gmail.com.
Tours of the cemetery every Sunday at 2pm from Sun 6th March to Sun 30th October 2016 inclusive.

Visit

The average length of a visit to Arbour Hill Cemetery is thirty minutes.

Admission

There is no charge for entry to the cemetery.

Photography

Photography and video are permitted; contact us for permission for commercial photography.


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Also in the Area

 

 

 

 

Phoenix Park

Distance: 1km.

One of the largest walled city parks in Europe.

The National Museum of Ireland, Decorative Arts and History, Collins Barracks

Distance: 350m.

Related to the Arbour Hill Cemetery site is the Soldiers and Chiefs Exhibition.

Royal Hospital Kilmainham

Distance: 1.5km.

See especially Bully’s Acre, a graveyard with thousand-year-old history on the grounds.

Aras an Uactaráin

Distance: 3km.

The current residence of the President of Ireland, with a three-hundred year old history.


You can also read about the history of the site before your visit.

Find out about origins of the cemetery, the leaders of the 1916 Rising who were buried there, and about the visit of JFK in 1963.

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