Discover sacred texts, illuminated manuscripts and miniature paintings from the world's great religions and systems of belief.
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Exploring the richness of East Asian, Islamic and Western manuscript and printing traditions.
Explore and share your favourite objects in our newly improved Digital Collections online.
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Can't make it to the museum? Now you can enjoy the Chester Beatty at home.
Open today: 9:45am - 5:30pm
Tuesday 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 €10