Chester Beatty Library

Highly recommended
Sir Alfred Chester Beatty (1875-1968) established one of the most beautiful collections of Islamic and Far Eastern art in the world. A small part of it is permanently exhibited in a building on the edge of the gardens of Dublin Castle. It includes Arabic, Persian and Turkish manuscripts, including over 270 copies of the Koran, illuminated by some of the greatest calligraphers of the Islamic world.

Useful information

Adresse : 

Dublin Castle - accès par le château ou Ship St.

Phone:

+353 1 407 0750

Price:

free of charge

Opening hours

[May-Sep: 10am-5.30pm, Sat 11am-5.30pm, Sun 1pm-5pm; rest of year: daily except Mon 10am-5.30pm, Sat 11am-5.30pm, Sun 1pm-5pm - closed Bank Hols, Good Fri, 24 and 26 Dec]

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