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The National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin

  • 4.8

  • from 12760 Google reviews

About the garden

Stunning botanical gardens on the edge of Dublin, playing host to a huge variety of plants of both general and scientific interest.

Opening times

Second-last Sunday of October to last Sunday in February: Monday to Friday 09:00-16:30 Saturday and Sunday 10:00-16:30 (The Glasshouses close at 16:15) First Sunday in March to last Sunday of October: Monday to Friday 09:00-17:00 Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00

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Cafe or restaurant

No cafe or restaurant on site



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Google reviews

  • 4.8

  • from 12760 Google reviews

Therese O'Reilly

a year ago


I love visiting the National Botanical Gardens. Such wonderful variety of trees, shrubs, plants and flowers. Their tour offerings are excellent. I always learn something new. Have lovely memories of going into the cactus warm rooms to read a little on a cold day. You can easily walk through to visit Glasnevin Cemetery from here too. I highly recommend for a day out on your own, with friends or family.

Raji Arth

2 months ago


A truly magnificent place to spend time with our family. More than 15000 plant species are being maintained. Good to spend some time with nature. It is completely free to enter the garden. Free Guided tour is available only on Sunday. Highly recommend this place.

Dominika Praženicová

in the last week


Loved this place! Stunning and enormous garden with different flower beds/pots/smaller exhibitions. Gardens are divided according to regions where the plants are naturally found but you can find some special places such as the Rose Garden which contains only roses. Thank you to everybody who works hard to maintain such beauty. will be back soon ❤️

John Kennedy

3 months ago


I have been to Botanic Gardens many times. Its an oasis to enjoy nature in the North side especially. The green houses are open again after covid restrictions are almost completely lifted. I enjoy the smell & texture of the glorious plants from all over the world. It's well worth a visit. There is a cafe restaurant as well if you want to meet for a chat & a cuppa...

Vicky Carroll

5 months ago


Always an enjoyable visitor experience. The squirrels were very popular with our grandson. Great opportunity to race around, chasing them and failing to capture any of them! The Winter gardens still give of their best. The mistletoe covered trees and the tiny buds on the roses. Signs of Spring ... or is that just wishful thinking? The Mandarin Duck was in residence. Welcome to Dublin, you lovely, exotic creature. See you all in the real Spring.

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+353 1 804 0300

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