Image of a Persian painting showing a detail from “Salm and Tur organise the murder of their brother Iraj” from the Book of Kings (Shahnama) by Firdausi
Image of the exterior of the Chester Beatty, Dublin
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

Welcome to the Chester Beatty, a breathtaking world class collection.

Learn more about the museum

Open today 9:45am - 8:00pm

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
No booking required
Suggested donation €5


Chester Beatty
Dublin Castle
Dublin 2
D02 AD92