COVID-19 Guidance

The safety of our staff and visitors is paramount to us and in line with the Irish Government’s Resilience and Recovery 2020 – 2021: Plan for Living with COVID-19 and the Work Safely Protocol, we have implemented a number of measures for you to enjoy your visit in a safe and friendly environment. We kindly ask you to behave responsibly throughout your visit, to ensure that your safety, and that of other visitors and our staff is protected.

Due to Governmental regulation and to protect the health and welfare of our visitors and staff,  sanitising hands on entry and the use of face masks in all public areas of the museum is required.

The Silk Road Café is excluded from this requirement.

 

Please follow our COVID-19 guidance

  • Wearing a face mask is required in all public areas of the museum except for the Silk Road Café, so don’t forget to bring yours

  • Use the hand sanitisers when you enter and throughout the museum

  • Please respect the 2 metre social distance requirement, particularly in the galleries, Gift Shop and Silk Road Café

  • Please observe all displayed Covid-19 signage and one way floor path markings while visiting the museum

  • If you begin to feel unwell during your visit please contact a member of our Visitor Services staff

  • Wash your hands often and adopt good respiratory etiquette

  • Please do not attend the museum if you are feeling unwell or have been asked to self-isolate or restrict your movements.
  • If you begin to feel unwell during your visit please contact a member of our Visitor Services staff who will be able to provide assistance.
  • All tours and group based activities have been suspended until further notice.

Some more tips for your visit

  • Check our Opening Hours

    Check our Opening Hours

    View the opening hours, museum location and other information to make your visit easy and enjoyable.

    Visit the Chester Beatty

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  • Card payments are preferred in the Gift Shop and Silk Road Café but cash will be accepted

  • Download the Chester Beatty Museum Guide app

    Download the Chester Beatty Museum Guide app

    The Chester Beatty is very pleased to announce the launch of the museum’s new mobile app. Featuring audio tours of our collections and galleries, this app also includes virtual3D walkthroughs of the museum, online browsing of our world-renowned treasures, and a news section to highlight our extensive programme of events and activities.

    Download for Apple (iOS)

    Download for Android

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  • View our exciting exhibitions

    View our exciting exhibitions

    Explore the mysteries of Siam with our current temporary  exhibition Siam: Through the lens of John Thomson 1865-66

     

    John Thomson’s photographic vision marks him out as one of history’s most important travel photographers. Featuring dramatic images developed from negatives preserved in London’s Wellcome Library, this exhibition introduces the sights and people of nineteenth-century Thailand as witnessed by Thomson’s camera.

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  • Find inspiring and educational events and activities online

    Find inspiring and educational events and activities online

    Explore the digital Whats On Guide to find fun and educational online events and activities for you and your whole family to enjoy.

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  • And most importantly, have fun!

    And most importantly, have fun!

    Make sure to follow us on social media

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COVID-19 Safety Charter

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Additional Information

Please see this additional COVID-19 information provided by the Irish Department of the Taoiseach and the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment.

COVID Tracker app

COVID Tracker is a free app for your mobile phone. It will help us to protect each other and slow the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Ireland.

It is available for iOS and Android.

Closed today

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

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Chester Beatty
Dublin Castle
Dublin 2
D02 AD92