Kids & families

Chester Beatty aims to inspire families to explore, enjoy and experience fun and play throughout the year. Families and children can avail of free programmes and activities specially prepared for our permanent and temporary exhibitions.

Tiny Fingers Little Toes is for pre-school kids. View these events.

Our Silk Worm Club delivers workshops designed for kids aged 6-11 years. View all Silk Worm Club events.

Tiny Fingers Little Toes

Join other mums, dads and grandparents and their pre-school kids (under 6 years) for a fun-filled series of short multi-sensory hands-on activities.

View Tiny Fingers Little Toes events

Silk Worm Club

These popular in-house workshops are designed for kids aged 6-11 years. This dynamic programme allows children to explore the Chester Beatty collection. Listen to a story, search for treasures or create your own original artwork. These are just a few examples children can enjoy

View Silk Worm Club events

Open today 10am–5pm

Monday to Friday 10am–5pm
Saturday 11am–5pm
Sunday 1pm–5pm

Closed Mondays: Nov - Feb

**Closed 1 Jan; Good Friday; 24-26 Dec & Monday Public Holidays.**

Admission is free
Suggested donation €5


Chester Beatty
Dublin Castle
Dublin 2
D02 AD92