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Silk Worm Families (6-11 years old & guardians)

St Patrick’s Festival

Unfortunately this event has been cancelled.

*** Museum Closure Announcement***

Due to the advice of the Irish public health authorities and to protect the health and welfare of our visitors and staff, the Chester Beatty will be closed to the public until further notice.

 

St Patrick’s Festival

Join us and explore the folklore of our beautiful island.  Inspired by the legend of Saint Patrick, the Children of Lir and Fionn Mac Cumhaill, let’s create a poem or a story to celebrate our national holiday.

Limited to 20 children per session. Free, no booking required but places are limited, please note adults must stay with their children at all times.

First session opens from 12:30 to 1:30pm; second session is from 2 to 3pm.

The Chester Beatty has a Child Protection Policy and a Child Safeguarding Statement. Please see here for more details.

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

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Admission is Free
Suggested donation €5

Map

Chester Beatty
Dublin Castle
Dublin 2
D02 AD92