The Chester Beatty hosts a variety of exciting temporary exhibitions. Click below to see the current and historic museum exhibitions.
Let our expert guides take you on a global journey of discovery, as they highlight the treasures from across our collections. Free public tours take place every Wednesday at 1pm, Saturday at 2pm and Sundays at 3pm or pre-book a group tour.
Who was Sir Alfred Chester Beatty and how did his collection end up in Ireland? This short movie, shown in the atrium, provides a brief overview of our founder and his amazing world-famous collections.
From craft workshops to drop in-drawing sessions, plus free public talks and tours, dementia-friendly and foreign language tours, yoga, qi gong and films, our varied and popular public programme caters for all ages and interests
Choose a unique gift or souvenir from our eclectic mix of art prints and books, exhibition catalogues, jewellery, homeware and Irish crafts
Take a break for refreshments in our café, with Middle Eastern, North African, Mediterranean, vegetarian and celiac friendly dishes served on a daily basis