The National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin

An Oasis of Calm in the City

Welcome to Glasnevin

Located just three kilometres from Dublin City Centre, the National Botanic Gardens are an oasis of calm and beauty, and entry is free. A premier scientific institution, the gardens also contain the National Herbarium and several historic wrought iron glasshouses.

The National Botanic Gardens are noted for a fine plant collections holding over 15,000 plant species and cultivars from a variety of habitats from all around the world. The Gardens are also famous for the exquisitely restored and planted glasshouses, notably the Turner Curvilinear Range and the Great Palm House.

 The Garden Tearoom is open with limited seating and for takeaway food and drinks. The Glasshouses, Visitor Centre, and Herbarium Exhibition are now open again.

Open Daily

Glasnevin is open all year round, every day, except for Christmas Day.

The Gardens are free to enter and explore.

 

What’s On

Spring Daily Guided Tour

OPW National Botanic Gardens of Ireland National Botanic Gardens, Dublin, Ireland

Spring has sprung and the Gardens are glorious! Join us for a guided exploration of our living collections with expert guides, see buds, blooms and beds in all their spring […]

€5

Themed Tour: In the Shadow of Pines

OPW National Botanic Gardens of Ireland National Botanic Gardens, Dublin, Ireland

The pine trees of the Botanic Gardens have stood by us all winter long with their Olive green needles and peach coloured scaled bark, promising us that spring would arrive, […]

€5

Spring Daily Guided Tour

OPW National Botanic Gardens of Ireland National Botanic Gardens, Dublin, Ireland

Spring has sprung and the Gardens are glorious! Join us for a guided exploration of our living collections with expert guides, see buds, blooms and beds in all their spring […]

€5

Spring Daily Guided Tour

OPW National Botanic Gardens of Ireland National Botanic Gardens, Dublin, Ireland

Spring has sprung and the Gardens are glorious! Join us for a guided exploration of our living collections with expert guides, see buds, blooms and beds in all their spring […]

€5

Spring Daily Guided Tour

OPW National Botanic Gardens of Ireland National Botanic Gardens, Dublin, Ireland

Spring has sprung and the Gardens are glorious! Join us for a guided exploration of our living collections with expert guides, see buds, blooms and beds in all their spring […]

€5

Spring Daily Guided Tour

OPW National Botanic Gardens of Ireland National Botanic Gardens, Dublin, Ireland

Spring has sprung and the Gardens are glorious! Join us for a guided exploration of our living collections with expert guides, see buds, blooms and beds in all their spring […]

€5

Spring Daily Guided Tour

OPW National Botanic Gardens of Ireland National Botanic Gardens, Dublin, Ireland

Spring has sprung and the Gardens are glorious! Join us for a guided exploration of our living collections with expert guides, see buds, blooms and beds in all their spring […]

€5

Spring Daily Guided Tour

OPW National Botanic Gardens of Ireland National Botanic Gardens, Dublin, Ireland

Spring has sprung and the Gardens are glorious! Join us for a guided exploration of our living collections with expert guides, see buds, blooms and beds in all their spring […]

€5

Themed Tour: In the Shadow of Pines

OPW National Botanic Gardens of Ireland National Botanic Gardens, Dublin, Ireland

The pine trees of the Botanic Gardens have stood by us all winter long with their Olive green needles and peach coloured scaled bark, promising us that spring would arrive, […]

€5

Spring Daily Guided Tour

OPW National Botanic Gardens of Ireland National Botanic Gardens, Dublin, Ireland

Spring has sprung and the Gardens are glorious! Join us for a guided exploration of our living collections with expert guides, see buds, blooms and beds in all their spring […]

€5
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Remember

The primary role of the Gardens is as a scientific collection. As a consequence we do not allow dogs, picnics, bicycles, fishing, ball games, jogging or running, nor the playing of musical instruments or recorded music.