Skip to main content

Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin

Trinity Menu Trinity Search

Shine a light on Irish history

Visit the Book of Kells, Ireland's greatest cultural treasure, and marvel at the Long Room, one of the world's most beautiful libraries.

Buy Tickets

Open

7 days a week

Duration

30-40 mins

Historic

Iconic location

City Centre

5 min walk

Absolutely amazing! This was one of my favourite stops in Dublin. The library was stunning from the moment we walked in.

Kellz3156
TripAdvisor certificate of excellence
Discover Ireland’s greatest cultural treasure
Learn more

News and events

March 10, 2020
Book of Kells COVID-19 Notice
October 15, 2019
Book of Kells Conservation Notice
October 4, 2019
The Portrait Painter, the Illustrator and the Goldsmith

Buy Tickets

Pre-book your tickets to visit the Book of Kells and Old Library Exhibition.

Please note:
The Book of Kells and Old Library is temporarily closed to visitors but will re-open to the public from 10 August 2020.

Click here to begin

Opening Hours

May - Sep


Oct - Apr

Please note:
The Book of Kells and Old Library will re-open from 10 August 2020.

Directions

The Book of Kells Exhibition is located at Trinity College Dublin in the heart of Dublin and serviced by regular buses, trains and trams.

Learn more

Information

The Book of Kells and Old Library is temporarily closed to visitors but will re-open to the public from 10 August 2020.

The Book of Kells and Old Library will re-open from 10 August 2020. More information