In Focus Tour

The Ten Perfections and the Beauty of Palm Leaf Manuscripts

This tour will explore some beautiful Thai manuscripts that date from the 18th and 19th century. Illustrated in the books are the ten perfections required in order to become a Buddha, along with some stories of the monk Phra Malai. These truly beautiful and elegant images make for a memorable exhibition.
Free tour, no booking required.

Jo O’Rourke – Guide
Jo holds an MA in Health Promotion and worked for many years in the Health Service Executive. Art has always been a keen interest and she hold qualifications in art from both NCAD and UCD. Jo joined the team of tour guides at the museum in January 2019.

Closed today

Tuesday to Friday 10am–5pm
Saturday 11am–5pm
Sunday 1pm–5pm

Closed Mondays: Nov - Feb

**Closed 1 Jan; Good Friday; 24-26 Dec & Monday Public Holidays.**

Admission is free
Suggested donation €5


Chester Beatty
Dublin Castle
Dublin 2
D02 AD92