Explore Things to do Online

Tired of waiting at home for the virus to subside? Visit the Chester Beatty online for a wealth of art, activities and fun things for you and your children to do.

Explore things to do online



Take a 3D Virtual Tour


Why not take a walk through the galleries and temporary exhibitions from your own home. Click below to go on a 3D Virtual Tour of the museum.

Take a virtual tour




Listen to an In-Focus Tour

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Let our expert guides and curators take you on a global journey of discovery, as they highlight the treasures from across our collections. These recorded in-focus tours bring the collections to life, even if you cannot visit in person.

Listen to an in-focus audio tour




Watch the mini-documentary

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Who was Sir Alfred Chester Beatty and how did his collection end up in Ireland? This short movie provides a brief overview of our founder and his amazing world-famous collections.

Watch the Film




Join an Online Workshop

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The museum offers a huge range of online activities and workshops and we are always adding more! From drawing to family activities, storytelling, music and cooking demos, there is something for all levels and interests inspired by the Chester Beatty Collections.

Explore online workshops & activities here




Visit the Online Shop


Looking for a gift for a loved one or something to treat yourself? Why not choose a unique gift or souvenir from our eclectic mix of art prints and books, exhibition catalogues, jewellery, homeware and Irish crafts.

Shop Online

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

Admission is Free
No booking required
Suggested donation €5


Chester Beatty
Dublin Castle
Dublin 2
D02 AD92