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Chester Beatty Library

The Chester Beatty Library, Dublin is an art museum and library which houses the great collection of manuscripts, miniature paintings, prints, drawings, rare books and some decorative arts assembled by Sir Alfred Chester Beatty (1875-1968). The Library's exhibitions open a window on the artistic treasures of the great cultures and religions of the world. Its rich collection from countries across Asia, the Middle East, North Africa and Europe offers visitors a visual feast. Chester Beatty Library was named Irish Museum of the year in 2000 and was awarded the title European Museum of the Year in 2002.


Chester Beatty Library,
Dublin Castle, 2, Dublin.
tel: +353 1 4070750 (Information)
email: info@cbl.ie
web: http://www.cbl.ie


Events taking place at this venue

  • Arts of the Book This is a free event

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    1st Jul 2011 (Fri) at 10:00

    Visually stunning exhibition featuring almost 600 objects from the Chester Beatty Library's own collections. More

  • Members' Book Club meeting

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    23rd Aug 2014 (Sat) from 14:30 - 15:30

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  • Sacred Traditions This is a free event

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    1st Jan 2010 (Fri) at 10:00

    Sacred Traditions features sacred texts, illuminated manuscripts and miniature paintings from the Library's own collections. More

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