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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.

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Open

7 days a week

Duration

30-40 mins

Historic

Iconic location

City Centre

5 min walk

Even as a local I’m always blown away by this, each and every time. I am always in awe at the skill and craftsmanship.

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News and events

March 22, 2021
Book of Kells Animations with Irish Sign Language
January 4, 2021
CLOSURE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
October 9, 2020
Animal symbolism in the Book of Kells

Information

Exhibition Closure Notice

Please note:
We wish to advise you that the Book of Kells and Old Library Exhibition will close from 19 September 2020 in response to government advice on limiting the spread of COVID 19.

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

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Opening hours

May – Sep



Oct – Apr


Please note:
Face coverings are mandatory. Children under 13 and people with special needs are exempt.

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.

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The Book of Kells and Old Library re-opens on 10 May 2021 Learn more