In Focus Tour

In-Focus Audio Tour: Mamluk Bindings

In-Focus Audio Tour: Mamluk Bindings

Bookbindings made in Egypt and Syria during the reign of the Mamluk Sultanate (1250-1516) represent the pinnacle of Islamic book design. Their decoration is refined and complex.

Join Head of Conservation, Kristine Rose-Beers, as she introduces these books which represent a unique binding structure.

This tour has been recorded to highlight International Museums Day.

Open today 9:45am - 8:00pm

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