Book of Kells & The Old Library Trinity
The Book of Kells Exhibition is a must-see on the itinerary of all visitors to Dublin. Located in the heart of Dublin City, a walk through the cobbled stones of Trinity College Dublin, brings visitors back to the 18th century, when the magnificent Old Library building was built. Housed within the Old Library building, lies the Book of Kells, a 9th century manuscript that documents the four Gospels of the life of Jesus Christ.
The Book of Kells is the world’s most famous medieval manuscript and is considered to be Ireland’s greatest cultural treasure. Discover how the Book of Kells was made and learn about the rich symbolism behind it’s intricate illustrations. Afterwards, explore the breathtaking Long Room, that houses over 200,000 of Trinity College Library’s oldest books.
The exhibition is open 7 days a week. Tickets can be purchased online, at kiosks in Trinity College or at the ticket desk within the exhibition.
Online booking is recommended from May to August, when there is an increased demand for tickets.
Adults: €11 – €14
Children under 12 are free