Plan a Visit

Opening Hours

Arbour Hill is open all year round.

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


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


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


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


There is no charge for entry to the cemetery.


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


Tours of the cemetery are every Friday at 2pm from the end of April to the end of October. Meeting point for the tour is at the cemetery gates at Arbour Hill. Tours are free of charge. For enquiries email or call 01 677 0095


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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.