The Chester Beatty preserves an internationally important yet little known collection of Buddhist manuscripts from Thailand.
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Discover sacred texts, illuminated manuscripts and miniature paintings from the world's great religions and systems of belief.
Exploring the richness of East Asian, Islamic and Western manuscript and printing traditions.
Welcome to the Chester Beatty, a breathtaking world class collection.
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Open today 9:45am - 5:30pm, Wed. 9:45am - 8:00pm
Tuesday to Friday 9:45am - 5:30pm, Wed. 9:45am - 8:00pmSaturday 9:45am – 5:30pmSunday 12:00pm – 5:30pm
Closed Mondays: Nov - Feb
Closed 1 Jan; Good Friday; 24-26 Dec
Admission is free
Suggested donation €5