Image of Treasure binding, 17th-century, Greater Armenia, CBL Arm 584

In Focus Tour

Some Real Gems in the Chester Beatty

Join guide Joan Barnewell as she guides you through the galleries and focuses on the origin, use and symbolism of precious and semi-precious stones and gems which were used to create some of the beautiful art in The Chester Beatty collection.

Free, no booking required but places are limited. 

Closed today

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
Suggested donation €5


Chester Beatty
Dublin Castle
Dublin 2
D02 AD92