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

Museum Closure Announcement

Due to the advice of the Irish public health authorities and to protect the health and welfare of our visitors and staff, the Chester Beatty will be closed to the public until further notice.

Updates to the closure schedule will be posted on this website and our social media channels.

The Chester Beatty, a breathtaking world class collection.

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Donate to the Chester Beatty

In these difficult and uncertain times your continued support of the Chester Beatty is more important than ever. Please consider making a donation to the museum to help us continue to deliver innovative online content and activities, present world-class exhibitions and conserve the collections for future generations to enjoy.

Open today 9:45am - 5:30pm

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

Support the Chester Beatty
In these difficult and uncertain times your continued support of the Chester Beatty is more important than ever. Please consider making a donation to the museum to help us continue to deliver innovative online content and activities, present world-class exhibitions and conserve the collections for future generations to enjoy.


Admission is Free
Suggested donation €5

Map

Chester Beatty
Dublin Castle
Dublin 2
D02 AD92