Chester Beatty Library

Local nameChester Beatty Library
LocationDublin, Ireland

The Chester Beatty is a museum and library in Dublin. It was established in Ireland in 1950, to house the collections of mining magnate, Sir Alfred Chester Beatty. The present library, on the grounds of Dublin Castle, opened on 7 February 2000, the 125th anniversary of Beatty's birth and was named European Museum of the Year in 2002.The Library's collections are displayed in two collections: "Sacred Traditions" and "Artistic Traditions". Both displays exhibit manuscripts, miniature paintings, prints, drawings, rare books and some decorative arts from the Persian, Islamic, East Asian and Western Collections.

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Opening hours

Mar - Oct:
Mon - Fri: 10 am - 5 pm
Sat: 11 am - 5 pm
Sun: 1 pm - 5 pm

Nov - Feb:
Mon: closed
Tue - Fri: 10 am - 5 pm
Sat: 11 am - 5 pm
Sun: 1 pm - 5 pm

1 Jan, Good Fri; 24, 25 and 26 Dec, and Mon public holidays: closed.

Admission

Free entry.

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chester_Beatty_Library

Official Website http://www.cbl.ie/

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Chester-Beatty-Library/296554862892?ref=ts

Email info@cbl.ie

Phone +353 1 407 0750

Address Dublin Castle, Dublin 2, Ireland

Coordinates 53°20'31.724" N -6°16'2.746" E

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