Image of Extracts from the Pali canon (Tipitaka) and Qualities of the Buddha (Mahabuddhaguna) Late 18th century Thailand CBL Thi 1341
Image of Crystal Seal of Mani, the Apostle of Jesus Christ, Syriac c. 240-276 AD Mesopotamia © Bibliothèque nationale de France Inv.58.1384
Image of a statue of Guandi, the God of War CBL C 1080
Image of a metal binding for the Four Gospels ,17th century Constantinople, CBL Arm 577

Welcome to the Chester Beatty, a breathtaking world class collection.

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Open today 10am–5pm

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