Photograph of Siamese youth, by John Thomson.
Image of a statue of Guandi, the God of War CBL C 1080
Image of a metal binding for the Four Gospels ,17th century Constantinople, CBL Arm 577

On the advice of the Irish government, the Chester Beatty will be closed to the public until further notice. Any updates will be posted here or on our social media channels. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

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Monday to Friday 9:45am - 5:30pm
Wednesday 9:45am - 8:00pm
Saturday 9:45am - 5:30pm
Sunday 12:00pm - 5:30pm

Closed Mondays: Nov - Feb
Closed 1 Jan; Good Friday; 24-26 Dec

Admission is Free
Suggested donation €5


Chester Beatty
Dublin Castle
Dublin 2
D02 AD92