The Chester Beatty has a beautiful collection of French manuscripts, prints and printed books. These include illuminated Books of Hours, royal commissions such as books from the library of Marie Antoinette and early twentieth-century fashion plates.
Closed Mondays: Nov - Feb
Closed 1 Jan; Good Friday; 24-26 Dec
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